Rev. L. Daniel Alba Pantoja

Author's details

Name: Rev. L. Daniel Alba Pantoja
Date registered: 14.December.2010

Biography

In-between chatting with his adult children over the Internet, watching his grandchildren over the Skype, and connecting with his global community through Facebook, Dann Pantoja (aka Lakan Sumulong) serves as a peacebuilding worker, trekking through the armed-conflict areas in the Philippines. He works closely with Joji, his lifetime sweetheart. He’s privileged to have a competent team at PeaceBuilders Community, Inc.--a community of peace and reconciliation missionaries.

Latest posts

  1. WORLD EVANGELICAL ALLIANCE SENT ME TO THE AL-AZHAR INTERNATIONAL PEACE CONFERENCE — 30.April.2017
  2. MOMENT OF DECISION & RADICAL TRANSFORMATION — 01.May.2016
  3. ‘JUST PROJECTS, INC.’ AND PBCI PARTNER TOWARDS INCLUSIVE DEVELOPMENT — 11.February.2016
  4. RELATIONAL PRIVILEGES AND RESPONSIBILITIES IN PEACE AND RECONCILIATION — 05.February.2016
  5. UNDERSTANDING THE MORO STRUGGLE IN MINDANAO — 12.January.2016

Most commented posts

  1. OCCIDENTAL MINDORO PAR COMMUNITY IS OFFICIALLY ORGANIZED — 4 comments
  2. PATRONAGE POLITICS AND RADICAL SOCIAL TRANSFORMATION: A PLEA TO CHRISTIAN LEADERS — 2 comments
  3. UNDERSTANDING THE MORO STRUGGLE IN MINDANAO — 1 comment

Author's posts listings

Apr 30 2017

WORLD EVANGELICAL ALLIANCE SENT ME TO THE AL-AZHAR INTERNATIONAL PEACE CONFERENCE

I participated at the Al-Azhar International Peace Conference in Cairo, Egypt last 27-28 April 2017 (1-2 Shaaban 1438 AH) which was attended by a group of leaders from around the world and from various faiths and worldviews. I was there as one of the two representatives of the Rev. Dr. Efraim Tendero, General Secretary of World Evangelical …

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May 01 2016

MOMENT OF DECISION & RADICAL TRANSFORMATION

“In order for us as poor and oppressed people to become a part of a society that is meaningful, the system under which we now exist has to be radically changed… I use the term radical in its original meaning — getting down to and understanding the root cause. It means facing a system that …

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Feb 11 2016

‘JUST PROJECTS, INC.’ AND PBCI PARTNER TOWARDS INCLUSIVE DEVELOPMENT

Just Projects Philippines Foundation, Inc. (JPPF) is dedicated to achieving social justice in the Philippines. Recently, they invited a team of farmers, agriculturists, produce marketing specialists, community organizers, and inclusive development strategists from among the Peace and Reconciliation (PAR) network in Eastern Mindanao and the Greater Davao Area. Our team visited Redemption Farm on the …

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Feb 05 2016

RELATIONAL PRIVILEGES AND RESPONSIBILITIES IN PEACE AND RECONCILIATION

Two Kalinga tribes — the Sumacher Tribe and the Naneng Tribe — have invited Joji and me to become a ceremonial part of their people. This is equivalent to becoming both a spiritual member of the tribe and becoming a ‘naturalized citizen’ of the community. Being embraced by the loving and caring tribal community is …

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Permanent link to this article: http://peacebuilderscommunity.org/2016/02/relational-privileges-and-responsibilities-in-peace-and-reconciliation/

Jan 12 2016

UNDERSTANDING THE MORO STRUGGLE IN MINDANAO

The Bangsamoro is the Moro Nation Muslims in the Philippines are mostly located in the islands of Mindanao. There are thirteen Muslim tribes: the Iranun, Magindanaon, Maranao, Tao-Sug, Sama, Yakan, JamaMapun, Ka’agan, Kalibugan, Sangil, Molbog, Palawani and Badjao. Collectively, they are also known as the Bangsamoro people. The term Bangsamoro is a combination of two …

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Jan 04 2016

WE EMBRACE THE LARGER REALITIES IMAGINED BY A NEW PAR COMMISSION

It’s 2016! PeaceBuilders Community, Inc. (PBCI) looks forward to this New Year with renewed energies of “love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control” (Gal. 5:22-23). These characteristics have been our corporate prayers since we said goodbye to 2015. PBCI is also inspired by a new national Peace and Reconciliation (PAR) movement. Last 22-26 …

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Dec 17 2015

DR. ZERBE SHARES NEW TESTAMENT INSIGHTS ON JUSTICE AND PEACE AMONG DAVAO’S CHRISTIAN LEADERS

  Dr. Gordon Zerbe, Academic Vice President at Canadian Mennonite University, graciously offered his expertise in New Testament through a series of public lectures among selected leaders, field workers, and volunteers of various Christian churches and organizations in the Greater Davao Area. Upon the invitation by four groups — UCCP Davao (the Davao City congregation …

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Dec 26 2014

UBJP IS A POSITIVE DEVELOPMENT IN THE MINDANAO PEACE PROCESS

The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) has organized the United Bangsamoro Justice Party (UBJP). Its First Volunteers’ General Assembly was held last 23-25 December 2014 in Camp Darapanan, Barangay Simuay, Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao. From being a revolutionary front, the MILF is transitioning to become a political party. In his opening remarks, Hon. Sammy Al-Mansour, UBJP …

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Aug 04 2014

10 DAYS TOWARD A MUTUALLY AGREED TEXT OF THE BBL: A PEACE WORKER’S JOURNAL

This week, we are witnessing the tail-end of the 17-year peace process between the Government of the Philippines (GPH) and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF). Right now, both the GPH and the MILF Peace Panels are in the middle of their 10-hour per day workshop for 10 days, August 01-10, rolling their sleeves up …

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Jul 21 2014

GOD’S COVENANT WITH ABRAHAM IS MEANT TO BLESS ALL NATIONS

Justice and peace are major aspects of the character of YHWH–the God of Abraham, Ishmael, Isaac, and Jacob.In the Tanak (Old Testament), YHWH implemented Divine Discipline among all nations: blessings to those who obey God’s justice and peace; curses to those who violated God’s justice and peace, including Israel. We believe in the YHWH-statement in …

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