Every first Saturday of every month is Soaking Night---a night we dedicate to praising and communing with the Father. It is a night packed with singing worship songs and just focusing on God's goodness and majesty. When we worship, we become aware of God's presence. All focus on our problems, on our excess baggage, and on ourselves just melt away. It was a meaningful and eventful night. So many first-timers responded to the altar call and readily accepted Christ in their hearts. Luke 15:7 states that "there will be more rejoicing in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous persons who do not need to repent."
Truly, it was a night of great rejoicing.
"Let us come before himwith thanksgiving
and extol Him with music and song." (Psalm 95:2)
"He put a new songin my mouth,
a hymn of praise to our God.
Many will see and fear the LORD
and put their trust in Him." (Psalm 40:3)
So many first-timers responded to the altar call and readily accepted Christ in their hearts.
Fellowship after the service. No one was in a hurry to go home.
A Very Fruitful and Eventful January We are off to a good start. By the grace of God, January proved to be an eventful month. The last weekend of January ended with a special guest speaker all the way from Pennsylvania, U.S.A.---Jeremiah Kingshipp, a missionary pastor. Working for Mission Imprint , a Christian-based disaster-relief, non-profit organization, Jeremiah visited the Philippines to deliver water systems to villages and orphanages. Mission Imprint’s mission is to provide the hope of Jesus Christ during hard times and to do it in ways that are lasting, relational, and that have eternal impact. Assisting him is 20-year old Vito de Carlo . Together they visited the Yolanda victims. They also graciously donated one water filter to San Fernando Christian Community. This center is sort of an oasis for people 24/7. Neighboring kids and passers-by know that they could always come here to get a free drink of clean water any time of the day. It is our joy to quench
While planning and constructing the 1,500-seat worship and recreation center in San Fernando, Philippines, Jake published a number of status updates to keep us informed and updated with the building progress. To read the reports he wrote and see some of the photos he took in the Philippines, download the reports here: https://cutt.ly/wjmBWBs