WITH THE MILITARIST LOCKDOWN IN PLACE, POVERTY, HUNGER AND HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATION PLAGUING THE ENTIRE COUNTRY, THERE IS NO OTHER SOLUTION BUT TO WAGE A JUST STRUGGLE FOR REGIME AND SYSTEM CHANGE.
Dedicated to the Justice Sunday, 29 March 2020, of the Lutheran Church in Germany especially in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Northern Germany. Adopted and distributed by the Zentrum für Mission und Ökumene, (Centre for Global Ministries and Ecumenical Relations) as reference for today’s reflections.
Suddenly, we are saddened by COVID-19 and realized that we still have so much to revolutionize.
We do not need nor expect from the presidency to ask us to pray, we expect him and his government to prioritize and spend his billions of discretionary funds and other funds in his dispensation to launch a FREE MASSIVE TESTING…
Sharing to you my testimonial sermon for 22 March 2020 during the Opening Service of the ROMERO DAYS, an annual ecumenical celebration in remembrance of Archbishop Oscar Romero to be held in Apostelkirche. However, this has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 Pandemic and maybe pursued in a later date. Our Faith Challenges Us To […]
March 8, 2020, the Second Sunday in Lent. A reflection on John 3:1-17. “How can these things be?” (v9b). Nicodemus was a Pharisee, a teacher of the law but apparently, he did not know or understand what Jesus was talking about. I beg to disagree with some people saying that Nicodemus did not understand Jesus […]
My sponsorship for Bishop Ablon in the sponsorship program “Parliamentarians protect parliamentarians” of the German Bundestag. As part of the sponsorship program “Parliamentarians protect parliamentarians” (PsP) of the German Bundestag, I sponsored Bishop Antonio Ablon from the Philippines. Bishop Ablon, who campaigns for the indigenous Lumads in Mindanao, was publicly branded as a terrorist and NPA […]
Kelkheim is a town in the Main-Taunus district in Hesse, Germany. In June 2019, I spent two weeks in the residence of The Revd Franz Segbers and wife Victoria. Franz toured me to meet friends in the churches, Foreign Ministry, members of the German parliament in Berlin, institutions and organizations for human rights and justice […]
A shared reflection of Emma Bridger, a Reasearcher from the United Society Partners in the Gospel (USPG). I arrived in the Philippines at the beginning of February to begin a piece of collaborative research that seeks to understand the theological motivations and reasonings that drive the mission of the IFI with the Lumad people, the […]
March 1, 2020, First Sunday in Lent. A reflection on Matthew 4:1-11 Jesus survived the test and unlike the first man, in Adam, he did not succumb to temptation. Jesus must now be ready for all the hardships that his ministry might bring him. The story might not at all be true just like all […]