Almana Ger Yatom

Widows, Strangers, Orphans: Journeying with the Poor

May 22, 2015
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Seeing reality or what it means to be biblical

What does it mean to be biblical?   The bible is our lens that allows us to see reality.   For many people, only material things or physical things are real. They believe, only things they can touch or measure or see are real and the rest do... Read More | Share it now!

3-boys-in-slum

April 6, 2014
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A Theoretical Framework on How to Change Communities: The Shalom House Model in the Philippines

 The Model provides a theoretical or theological framework for working among the urban poor. The Shalom house was created by urban poor mothers, consisting of four pillars or posts symbolizing the four minimum basic needs (housing, livelihood,... Read More | Share it now!

Humanization and Dehumanization

August 18, 2013
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Humanization and Dehumanization

Jesus’ humanity is crucial in our ministry. The world’s impact is towards dehumanization and the church living counter culturally or being a contrast society will counteract that trend, towards humanizing society. It is the humanity of Christ that... Read More | Share it now!

MMP celebration

March 1, 2014
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Silent Retreat: Moving Forward into Solitude

DESMOND TUTU wrote, “Our relationship with God is a love affair and ultimately the greatest joy is just to be with the Beloved, to drink in the beauty of the Beloved in a silence that will become ever more wordless and imageless —the silence of... Read More | Share it now!

January 4, 2014
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Our Community, Companion with the Poor (formerly MMP), an Experiment in Journeying as a Community

Introduction: Our community and ministry began years before we joined MMP. When we started, we were not yet part of MMP. We belonged to another organization. We all moved to MMP and took over the shell corporation of MMP after the founders decided to... Read More | Share it now!

Begin with Community

August 17, 2013
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Begin with Community

Relationship The first thing we need to do is understand what relationship is. Many actually do not know how to relate with people, many also take it for granted because they do it instinctively but the fact remains that our modernizing world is fast... Read More | Share it now!

Deuteronomy's Account of Witnessing to the Nations

August 18, 2013
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Deuteronomy’s Account of Witnessing to the Nations

The gospel is a movie or an advertisement to the whole world. Israel was formed by God as a display to all the nations. God put out a challenge that when the world sees Israel, they would agree that it is a far better system than the systems of the... Read More | Share it now!

Arinai Worship001

August 30, 2013
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Not All Slums are Poor, Some are Richer than Me

Poverty is of varying degrees of severity. It is wise to know the distinction especially in a country like the Philippines where poverty cuts across the entire population. Some slum community dwellers are in fact wealthier than I am. It is not enough... Read More | Share it now!

September 17, 2013
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How Do We Journey with the Poor?

  How Do We Journey with the Poor? What Do We Do When We Live Among the Poor? Some purposely do immersion, not because they are poor but they choose to live among the poor to be in solidarity with the poor. When we do, the first goal must be to... Read More | Share it now!

December 13, 2013
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The American gospel

Slow gradual stealthy subtle beguiling harmful …. It may be likened to diabetes, a silent killer. What is going on the world today? There is a slow erosion of family values; society is fragmenting and people getting more isolated even amidst crowded... Read More | Share it now!

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