Category: SPIRITUAL TRANSFORMATION

Stories and ideas about being in harmony and at peace with the Creator.

Feb 07 2018

A YOUNGER SET OF COMMITTED LEADERS ARE BEING EQUIPPED TO SPEARHEAD PAR MOVEMENT IN THE NEXT DECADES

We are mentoring the next generation of leaders in this Peace and Reconciliation (PAR) vision and mission  for which we’ve been sent as missionaries. This PAR Movement is now being carried by three ‘organizational vehicles’ — PeaceBuilders Community, Inc. (PBCI), Coffee for Peace Corp. (CfPC) and AJM Planning and Design (AJM). These young leaders are organizing themselves to …

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Jan 19 2018

PBCI WORKS WITH ASDECS IN ADVANCING SHALOM-BASED, RADICAL TRANSFORMATION

The Asian School of Development and Cross-Cultural Studies (ASDECS), Inc. and the PeaceBuilders Community, Inc. (PBCI) have found key points of convergence in advancing non-violent, radical transformation. For starters, both PBCI and ASDECS share people who serve in their respective corporate leadership. Lakan Sumulong, the president and CEO of PBCI agreed to be a member of …

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Jan 01 2018

MAY OUR NEW YEAR BE FILLED WITH LOVE, JOY, PEACE, AND PATIENCE

May your 2018 be filled with love, joy, peace, and patience! We’re projecting what we need as we face the New Year. We need to be embraced by love, joy, peace, and patience. And we pray that you also would be embraced by love, joy, peace, and patience this coming year. Love. We’re facing a …

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Dec 25 2017

PRACTICING COMPASSION WHILE CELEBRATING CHRISTMAS 2017 IN MINDANAO

How do we celebrate Christmas in the midst of human sufferings around us? We’re just recovering from Marawi War where more than a thousand died and more than a million people were displaced. Then Tropical Storm Vinta devastated us in the past few days with floods and landslides leaving 200+ dead. The humble home of one of the families …

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Dec 01 2017

MILF TRANSITION: “FROM A REVOLUTIONARY MINDSET INTO TRANSFORMATIVE LEADERS AND MANAGERS”

The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) invited PeaceBuilders Community Inc. (PBCI) to witness the gathering of hundreds of thousands of people during the Bangsamoro Assembly held at the Old Provincial Capitol in Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao last 27 November 2017. From armed revolutionary to transformative social movement. Al Haj Murad Ebrahim, chair of the MILF Central …

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Oct 27 2017

INTER-FAITH ‘JOINT WORKING GROUP FOR PEACE’ IS ESTABLISHED

In 25 October 2017, the Da’wah Committee for Non-Muslim Affairs of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) and the leaders of Philippine Council of Evangelical Churches (PCEC), along with representatives from the Roman Catholic Church of the Archdiocese of Cotabato City, the National Council of Churches in the Philippines (NCCP), and UniHarmony Partners Manila, gathered …

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Sep 22 2017

YOUNG CHRISTIAN AND MUSLIM LEADERS HOLD INTERFAITH DIALOGUE TO BUILD PEACE TOGETHER

22 young evangelical pastors and 23 young ulama (Islamic religious leaders) gathered together last 18-20 September 2017 in Iligan City “to build a strong interfaith peace constituency among the new generation of Muslim and Christian leaders for a better and peaceful community.” The event was tagged as Young Muslim and Christian Leaders’ Reflective Dialogue and …

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Sep 10 2017

PBCI RENEWS OUR TIES WITH CENTRAL MINDANAO THROUGH SIHAYA’S NEW ASSIGNMENT

The PBCI leadership introduced our field staff, Sihaya Ansibod, to various communities in Central Mindanao with whom we have been working as peace and reconciliation partners. Sihaya was warmly welcomed as a second-generation field worker of PeaceBuilders Community – Central Mindanao. She recently completed a two-year leadership program from our PeaceBuilders School of Leadership. She’s …

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Aug 24 2017

PBCI FIELD STAFF PARTICIPATES IN AN INTER-RELIGIOUS LEARNING CONFERENCE

It was great to have a chance chatting one-on-one with Pastor James Wuye. The story of Imam Muhammad Ashafa and Pastor James Wuye was told in a movie The Imam and the Pastor, which is widely used in Christian-Muslim inter-faith dialogue. I’m so grateful for Clay, June, and Sihaya — our regional team leaders in advancing Peace and Reconciliation …

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Aug 03 2017

THE NEW JPAR COMMISSION OF THE PCEC IS IN DIRECT DIALOGUE WITH THE MILF

02 August 2017, Camp Darapanan – The representatives of the Philippine Council of Evangelical Churches (PCEC), led by Bishop Noel Alba Pantoja, met with the members of the Central Committee of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) led by Chairman Al Haj Murad Ebrahim. Both the PCEC and the MILF are exploring the possibility of …

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