111 results for par movement

KRIZ CRUZADO’S PAR STUDENTS PREPARE FOR DISASTERS

Last week, in the Davao City offices of PeaceBuilders Community, Inc. (PBCI), Kriz Cruzado and her assistant were revising field reports, sorting and transcribing receipts (“liquidating funds” in the Filipino English usage), and tying up the hundred loose ends of a nearly two year PBCI operation in the Visayan island region – a project which …

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PBCI FINALIZES PAR-DRN ORGANIZING IN EASTERN SAMAR

This month we mark the completion of a nearly two year PeaceBuilders Community Inc. operation designed to enhance the disaster response capabilities of the Church in the Visayan Islands of the central Philippines. From small beginnings, this program really took off thanks to the enthusiastic participation of the Visayan pastors and the financial backing of …

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JUN APARECE: HARD LESSONS OF THE PURGE

During the final years of the Martial Law era in the Philippines, massive dissatisfaction with President Marcos’s brutal dictatorship prompted thousands of idealistic young Filipinos to align themselves with the Philippines’ various rebel fronts. Most joined up with the leftist revolutionaries of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP), the New People’s Army (NPA), and …

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JUN APARECE: ACTIVIST, MISSIONARY, AGITATOR, AND PEACEBUILDER

For the last seven years, Mindanaoan acitivist Jun Aparece has given great service to PeaceBuilders Community, Inc. as a partner and consultant. To our shared tasks of grassroots organizing, rallying Mindanaoan communities for anti-war demonstrations, and broadcasting the cries of war-weary Mindanaoan civilians to their countrymen throughout the Philippines and to lawmakers in Manila, Aparece …

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PBCI VOLUNTEER ASSASSINATED; FIVE NEW PAR MONITORS COMMISSIONED

For more than two decades, an indigenous southern Philippine tribe, the Dulangan Manobo of Sultan Kudarat Province, have reportedly been harassed, intimidated, and forced to struggle for the right to live and to practice their livelihoods within their own ancestral territory. Since 1992, when government contracts placed much of the Dulangan Manobo territory under the control of …

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KALINAW YOUTH MOVEMENT, PEACE THEOLOGY, AND THE EVANGELICAL CONSCIOUSNESS

The character of a nation’s youth can never be underestimated when judging its health and efficacy. The same can be said of any movement, whether it be for peace, rights, politics, a religion, or even a sports team. This is the basis for our optimism with the Kalinaw Youth Movement based in Valencia City in …

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PAR FACILITATORS’ COURSE

DESCRIPTIONThis course prepares a spiritual leader to add a set of biblical peace and reconciliation (PAR) principles in his or her total discipleship ministry. PAR is a key aspect of holistic disciplemaking. In this peace theological framework, we see the disciple’s life and ministry in four quadrants — spiritual, psycho-social, socio-political, and economic-ecological. The unifying, …

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INCLUSIVE DEVELOPMENT IS NOW THE KEY ASPECT OF OUR PAR MISSION

As we are getting deeply immersed in divided communities because of unresolved conflicts, the more we are becoming aware of the need for inclusive economic development as a critical aspect of our peace and reconciliation mission. Peace and Reconciliation (PAR) is the heart of our ministry. Our concept of peace — from the Hebrew term …

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BUKIDNON PAR COMMUNITY STARTS ‘SIDLAK KALINAW’ — AN INCLUSIVE GROWTH INITIATIVE

Sidlak. To shine. Kalinaw. Peace. We are seeing the dawn of a strategic, justice-oriented, sustainable peacebuilding which will radiate from, and through, our particular context of transformation-advocacy. Inspired by this vision, a new social enterprise is being born. It has a five-pronged bottom line — people, progress, planet, peace, and profit. Sidlak Kalinaw is a …

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PBCI PARTICIPATED IN THE SE ASIA CREATION CARE CONFERENCE

17-21 March 2014, Clark, Philippines — More than 80 Christian leaders from 14 countries gathered together to participate in the First Southeast Asia Regional Conference on Creation Care and the Gospel. The whole conference was guided by three major topics: God’s Word – Biblical theological reflections on CreationCare God’s World – Scientific and technological discussions …

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PAR FACILITATORS’ TRAINING IN EASTERN VISAYAS BEGINS

We have started the facilitators’ training to initiate the Peace and Reconciliation (PAR) movement in Eastern Visayas. Eighteen (18) Christian leaders — pastors, educators, civil society executives — have completed the first two components of the PAR Facilitators Training last 04-06 February 2014 held in Ormoc City. The completed parts of the training program for …

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MAGUINDANAO PARTNERS INVITE PBCI TO EXPLORE PAR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT IN UPI

The Baraguir Family, a member of the traditional leadership in Mindanao, has been our partner since the beginning of PeaceBuilders Community. The family head, Datu Kharis Baraguir, is like a father to PBCI staff. In May 2011, the family established Datu’s Brew — a coffee shop that tells the story of their people; a coffee shop …

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OUR GLOBAL PEACE COMMUNITY

We are sent by Mennonite Church Canada Witness in partnership with our international community.