Peace be with you, Truly God is good as we see the fruition of our mission work at Napindan, Taguig . Each 4th Friday of the month, our dear youth ministry The Armor Bearers hold a feeding program and sharing of good news at the local Gawad Kalinga that we may shine God’s light not only by the preaching of His word but by feeding and caring for the least of our brethren.
Matthew 25:40 states – “Truly I say to you, to the extent that you did it to one of these brothers of Mine, even the least of them, you did it to Me”
This is possible by the grace of God and the strong passion for the gospel that we see in the saints of AHFi. Though we are a small church; the arm of God through our missions has extended through to impact lives and bless others. I’ve witnessed my dear brethren cook and prepare wonderful dishes to bless the least of our brethren; more so the fire to share the gospel is burning without fail by the power of the Holy Spirit.
Many residents of Gawad Kalinga are but simple people who due to their impoverished state and circumstance have fallen out through the journey of life. Many in their past lives have resorted to crime, and activities that are less savory in nature. Upon given a second chance, these people have shown a desire to renew their ways with resilience to begin well. Our desire is not just to see a change that might one day waver; our desire is to see them stand as New Creations not by might nor power but by the Spirit of God. Thus the mission work is crucial in this part of the Philippines.
Romans 10:13-15 – “For “everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.” How then will they call on him in whom they have not believed? And how are they to believe in him of whom they have never heard? And how are they to hear without someone preaching? And how are they to preach unless they are sent? As it is written, “How beautiful are the feet of those who preach the good news!”
Many missionaries would go to the ends of the earth to share the truth of God’s word and His kindness but most of the time we overlook the specific need of missions in our own backyard, in our own community, in the lives of our family, friends and neighbors. Thus we in AHF international would like to strengthen another wing of the ministry God has entrusted us called: Abundant Harvest Missions.
The primary focus of this organization is to strengthen the body of Christ to impact lives in their own country, in their own communities.
James 2:14-18 – “What good is it, my brothers, if someone says he has faith but does not have works? Can that faith save him? If a brother or sister is poorly clothed and lacking in daily food, and one of you says to them, “Go in peace, be warmed and filled,” without giving them the things needed for the body, what good is that? So also faith by itself, if it does not have works, is dead. But someone will say, “You have faith and I have works.” Show me your faith apart from your works, and I will show you my faith by my works.”
The work to heal, to bless and to impact has already began a few months back – but to formally launch this God focused endeavor; we would like to launch a Medical Mission, Feeding Program and Sharing the Gospel on November 15, 2013 which will be held in the Gawad Kalinga in Napindan, Taguig.
Isaiah 58:10 – “If you pour yourself out for the hungry and satisfy the desire of the afflicted, then shall your light rise in the darkness and your gloom be as the noonday.”
With this note; I would like to give you a chance to impact lives in the comfort of your own homes. I know that many are called to missions; and some have the capacity and heart to go where God has led them; but to some who are miles away or due to work could not set a time to join us- I’d like to offer you a Christmas album which has been produced with missions at heart. This particular album is a blessed compilation of the best Christmas classics that moves the soul, empowers the spirit and touches the heart.
Twelve Day’s of Christmas is a 12 track album that consists of 8 classical pieces, one original piece by Idonnah Villarico entitled: Reason for the Season, a quiet time rendition of Silent Night and an illuminating rendition of Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring sang by yours truly.
Get your digital copy today that you and your family may experience the blessing of such a God focused, Christ centered, Holy Spirit empowered musical masterpiece. As you are blessed, you stand to be a blessing since proceeds of this album goes to the feeding program and medical missions of Abundant Harvest Fellowship International which will be held on November 15, 2013 in Napindan, Taguig with a continues schedule set for various areas in the Philippines where the ministry of help, love and truth needs to be shone. By purchasing this album, you are already partnering to change lives, make a difference and turn the hearts of the people back to our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
Thus dear friends, the opportunity to serve God and impact our fellowman need not wait. We are inviting you to come join us, those who are able to come and help out in this mission work we hope to launch; to those who would like to help in kind, or for donations; you may contact us in this website which will be setting a link for the mission of helps in the foreseeable future. Finally to those would like to impact lives and get great music with a purpose; Twelve Days of Christmas is available via digital distribution @ Cdbaby.com-
iTunes, Amazon and other music distribution sites that have partnered with us in this Christ centered endeavor. I hope that God will touch your heart and help us impact lives and make a difference in Gawad Kalinga and other parts of the Philippines that hungers for kindness, hungers for love and hungers for God.
God bless you and your family!
Pastor Lyle Lopez
Head Pastor of AHF Philippines
Missionary from Abundant Harvest Ministries/ COGOP