We had a delightful time of worship with our friends who worship at the Gospel Center! Even though Pastor Groves was hoarse from all the speaking he has done this past week, he gave a powerful message from God's Word. Afterwards, we had lunch with...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
June 4 - PhilippinesSunday services and our last day with our friends.
Thank you so much for your prayers!Â We definitely feel them, and please keep them coming! The heat is really intense. We have a lot of fans which really helps.Â The church is open air concept, but no air conditioning. It'sÂ tropical paradise here,...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
The Youth EE Clinic at BacolodHere are some photos of the Youth EE team and their week spent at the Gospel Center in Bacolod City.
Pastor Groves conducted his last Spiritual Boot Camp seminar at the Gospel Center in Bacolod City. It was another HOT and humid day, but we were blessed with 91 participants, which included 32 pastors! We praise God for the opportunity to minister...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
June 3 - PhilippinesPastor Groves conducts his last Spiritual Boot Camp seminar in Bacolod City
Greetings from Bacolod! We arrived after traveling over the mountains from San Carlos at about 3 PM. WeÂ arrived at the GospelÂ Center whereÂ the Youth EE team has had their weeklong clinicÂ Â just as they were finishing testing the students. They are...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
June 2 - PhilippinesTravel day from San Carlos to Bacolod
Greetings from San Carlos! Our day began at 9 AM with the SBC seminar being held at the local Community Center. We were very grateful for the air conditioning that was available. Praise God for the 174 attendees, which included 44 pastors! Many...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
June 1 - PhilippinesSpiritual Boot Camp seminar in San Carlos
Greetings from San Carlos! We arrived here at about 3 PM after a beautiful drive along the east coastline of Negros Occ from Kabankalan. The drive took us past wide open sugarcane fields and up and over a mountain from one side of the island to...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
May 31 - PhilippinesGoodbye Kabankalan! Travel day to San Carlos.
The first Spiritual Boot Camp was held at the Fortress College at Kabankalan. Eighty seven people attended, including 32 pastors. The heat was in the upper nineties! The next SBC will take place in San Carlos on Thursday.
May 30 - PhilippinesSpiritual Boot Camp - Kabankalan
Happy Memorial Day USA! Pastor Groves spoke during the devotion time for the teachers and staff of Fortress College in the morning. Classes begin next week. We saw some of the sights around Kabankalan including Mag Aso Falls which were beautiful!...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
May 29 - PhilippinesMorning devotions and sites around Kabankalan
Our day began in worship at the Good Shepherd Church on the Fortress College campus. We had sweet fellowship with the members of the church and were treated to wonderful songs by the children's and adult choirs. The Filipinos really know how to...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
Praise the Lord! We made it! After a day and a half-long trip via 4 flights, we arrived in Bacolod City in the Philippines at about 10 PM local time. We had several snags along the way, beginning with a necessary tire change to the GCC coach...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
May 24-Enroute to PhilippinesOff to Chicago and the Philippines