Category: SPIRITUAL TRANSFORMATION

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

PBCI CONDUCTS MEDICAL OUTREACH IN MAGUINDANAO

Video documentation by Daniel Byron Pantoja     28 November 2011—Maguindanao. Peacebuilders Community, Inc. conducted a Medical Outreach in Brgy. Bagoinged, Municipality of Pagalungan, Province of Maguindanao. The medical outreach was held in Bagoinged Elementary School, where the School Principal and the Barangay Captain warmly welcomed the team. PBCI Healthcare Specialist, Mei Solocasa, led the …

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PBCI DEPLOYS BUKIDNON PAR TEAM ORGANIZERS

19.November.2011 — Peacebuilders Community, Inc. (PBCI) deployed two teams of Peace and Reconciliation (PAR) Team Organizers in the province of Bukidnon. For one year, each team will organize and train volunteer pastors and church leaders who will be willing to undergo the series of PAR training in their respective areas. The organized teams will be …

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PBCI SUPPORTS GPH-NDFP PEACE TALKS

7-9 November 2011—Midsayap, North Cotabato. PeaceBuilders Community, Inc. (PBCI) staff participated at the Ecumenical Peacebuilding Training conducted by the Philippine Ecumenical Peace Platform (PEPP). The Peacebuilding training aimed to analyze the root causes of conflict between the Government of the Philippines (GPH) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP), as well as to …

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PCEC BISHOP INSTALLS REGION 10 PAR COMMISSION OFFICERS

Bishop Efraim Tendero, National Director of the Philippine Council of Evangelical Churches (PCEC), and Bishop Genesis Udang of PCEC PAR Commission in Mindanao officially installed 18 key leaders from Region 10 who successfully completed the three-month Peace and Reconciliation (PAR) Seminar Series. These monthly seminar sessions were held in three different cities: ::  August 04-05, 2011 …

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PAR REGION 10 FINISHES SECOND LEADERS’ TRAINING

02 SEPTEMBER 2011. Region 10 PAR finished the Peace and Reconciliation: Peacebuilding Skills Training. Twenty-five pastors and church leaders participated on the second among a series of Peace and Reconciliation (PAR) trainings in Region 10. The training was held at Celebration International Church in Cagayan de Oro City. From PBCI Team, Kriz Cruzado, Mei Solocasa, …

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PEACE BUILDERS SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY BEGINS

Eight Christian leaders from Davao City enrolled in the course entitled Introduction to Peace Theology at the newly-established PeaceBuilders School of Theology (PBST). PBST is the newest graduate-level theological training in the country focusing on Peace Theology. It has the most established peace-building and conflict transformation experience among graduate theological academic institutions in the Philippines.  PBST is also …

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A POSITIVE MOVE TOWARDS PEACE AND RECONCILIATION

PCEC STATEMENT ON THE AQUINO-MURAD MEETING IN JAPAN The Philippine Council of Evangelical Churches (PCEC) — the largest network of Christian denominations, para-church organizations and local churches nationwide — views the meeting of President Benigno Aquino III and Chairman Al Haj Murad Ebrahim with respect and regards it as a positive move towards peace and …

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PAR REGION 10 COMPLETES FIRST LEADERS’ TRAINING

25 key Christian leaders—bishops, pastors, local government executives, business people, and civil society organization executives—participated in the First Part of the Peace and Reconciliation Leadership Development Program for Region 10. It was held last 4-5 August 2010 in Ozamiz City, Province of Misamis Occidental. Region 10 is composed of five (5) provinces in Northern Mindanao—Bukidnon, …

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PCEC JOINS ECUMENICAL CHURCH LEADERS’ PEACE SUMMIT

Senior leaders of the Philippine Council of Evangelical Churches (PCEC) actively participated in the Ecumenical Church Leaders Summit, held last July 19-21, 2011 at the Mary Ridge Spiritual Center in Tagaytay City. The Summit was convened to talk about the role of the Church in the peace process between the Government of the Philippines (GPH) …

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WELLSPRING OF LIFE: REFLECTING ON MY CANADIAN EXPERIENCE

  The capacity to imagine something rooted in the challenges of the real world yet capable of giving birth to that which does not yet exist” (J.P. Lederach, 2005).   Going to Canada is beyond my imagination and just what Lederach said, moral imagination is rooted in the challenges of what’s happening in the real …

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