Six Pastors on Panay Island
Our place is located in the middle part of the Philippines, which is divided into 3 major groups of islands. We are in the area called "Panay Island." Many speak the native tongue called "Ilongo," but many are also fluent in the national language called "Tagalog" or "Pilipino." We are 6 ordained Elders / Pastors of Old Line Primitive Baptist Churches, existing together with different churches.
These 6 Elders have met together & discussed their congregation's desire to join the Progressive Primitive Baptist denomination. While there are many reasons for this desire to associate themselves with Progressive PB's, several certainly stick out in a good way. In a recent letter to Elder Pat McCoy, Elder Jerry Nevaro, 1 of the Elders in Panay mentioned his congregations desires to associate themselves with those that (1) believe in the doctrine of salvation by grace alone & (2) believe in reaching others through local missions by sharing the gospel. Along with these initial reasons for their desire to associate themselves with Progressive Primitive Baptists, they also made mention of their desire to:
Being that we seem to share many theological principles, it is the desire of DMI to plan a Survey Trip to the Philippines in 2020 so as to gain a better understanding of how we might be able to minister to those in need on Panay Island. Details regarding this upcoming trip can be found below:
Leave Atlanta, GA on a Monday & return the following Friday. This would be a 12 day trip. However, 4 of those days are spent in air travel. 8 days will be set for ministry.
Estimated Cost: $3,500
If you are interested in making such a mission trip please contact us.
Discipling Ministries International, Inc.
P.O. Box 69
Culloden, GA 31016