Every Nation Campus India

Last August 11-18, we had the privilege of serving our Every Nation India Family! We helped out in the Unashamed 2017 India!

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Ptr. Edrei led us along with Maya, Potch, and Ptr. David. They are all veteran and top caliber campus missionaries who have been serving the next generation faithfully.

It’s amazing how we felt so at HOME. The indians were very warm and hospitable. It was a beautiful culture of family built by Ptr. Kevin and Ms. Lynette Menezes. They are doing a tremendous job engaging, loving, and empowering the students from India.

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We attended the Sunday Service and we found out that almost 95% of our attendees here are STUDENTS. Yes, world changers right at our doorsteps.

Right after the Sunday Service we went to Kandalla where we had the Enlarge Camp (India’s Unashamed 2017). These students were equipped to be Unashamed for God and to rely on the power of the Holy Spirit in preaching the Gospel. Ptr. Edrei and Maya were part of the keynote speakers.

After the sessions, one of the students said: “Now I realize that it’s never about me nor my story. I am not the hero, Jesus is!”

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Whenever Ptr. Kevin & Ms. Lynette Menezes’ ministers, it really shows how much their heart beats for the next generation here in India. They stand as spiritual parents to these world changers–training and empowering them to fulfill their God-given calling.

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After the Enlarge Camp, we went to Pune, the University Belt of India. Every Nation India planted a church there and they are now meeting regularly. We have weekly Life Groups and twice a month Thursday Services.

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We went to the campus and mingled with the students. This is Emma from South Sudan (the one in the middle wearing gray) and his football colleagues. Emma was there in the Enlarge Camp and he is so passionate to reach these men for Christ. These attended the Every Nation Pune service, where Ptr. Edrei preached about the meaning of life.

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Those who attended expressed their desire to have a relationship with Jesus! 😭 What’s even more amazing is how God sovereignly orchestrated this appointment! Some of these students were educated by their teachers that very same day: “The greatest question you must answer is this: What is the meaning of life? Only by knowing this can you truly live.” That question was EXACTLY what Ptr. Edrei spoke about! God’s Word through Christ gave them meaning!         Please do keep them in your prayers!

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We can’t thank YOU enough for sending us! The seeds we’ve sown in this fertile land is all because of your prayers and support! Thank YOU for your heart to change the campus! Thank YOU for your heart to change the world! And ultimately, thank GOD for enabling us to do this TOGETHER! 🌍

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South Metro Hub Leaders Summit

We had our South Metro Hub Leaders Summit, a gathering of 250+ Victory Group Leaders and Interns from Alabang, Muntinlupa, Sta. Rosa, Las Piñas, and Parañaque last May 17-18, 2017.

The vision of this Summit is to equip them to be the Salt & Light to their campuses and communities. We also had a powerhouse of speakers who preached God’s Truth to the students.

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Session 1: Ptr. Cesar Bordalba, our Every Nation Campus Provincial Campus Director, spoke about the heart of compassion and pounded that our revelation of God’s grace results to the degree of our compassion towards others. The more we encounter how Jesus had compassion on us while we were still sinners drives us to extend the same compassion to others.

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Session 2: Atty. Chona Gonzales encouraged our students to be the salt and light where God is calling them. She is a former congresswoman serving under CIBAC (The Citizens’ Battle Against Corruption) and she encouraged our students that they can serve in the government without their testimony getting tainted by corruption. Some students find the government too dark, but she preached that all the more the light needs to shine here. She encouraged the students that being salt and light is WHO we are, not what we do. We don’t schedule the doing, we BECOME.

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Session 3: Ptr. Janssen Morados, our Victory Metro Manila Executive Pastor and Victory Sta. Rosa Senior Pastor, spoke to the students about Social Responsibility. That as Christians, we are called by Jesus to sacrificial action–just as Jesus sacrificially gave His life at the Cross for the service of others. He even challenged the students that if we are no longer being the salt and light, then we lose our value (in Tagalog: “Pag hindi ka na nagiging asin at ilaw sa pamilya o eskwelahan mo, wala ka ng kwenta.”) What a sobering truth.

Holy Spirit Moment

We ended the Summit with a powerful worship time where Ptr. Edrei Canda exhorted about the Holy Spirit’s empowerment. The Spirit empowers us not like a match being kindled but like a volcano readying to erupt. We asked the Holy Spirit to commission the students to be the salt and light and use them to be catalysts of change to their families, communities, and the world.

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One student greatly encountered God in this Leaders Summit. Edward (left) is a student from SISC (Southville International School & Colleges). He got saved just a few months ago and got really passionate to reach out his campus for Christ. To date, he has invited more than 10 classmates, 1 of which, Makoto (right) is already done with One2One and Victory Weekend while others are undergoing the discipleship process.

During the Leaders Summit, Edward got a truth encounter from Ptr. Janssen’s preaching and he shared: “This hit me so hard it opened my eyes: ‘If your school, family or relatives no longer feel you as a salt and a light. It is no longer good.'”

After that, He believed God was calling him to pray and encourage the High School Principals of Southville. Here’s his testimony:

So yesterday my heart was really cut when Ptr. Janssen preached about us being a salt and light, and while we were praying for for our campuses, God gave me an impression.

To pray for my 3 school principals.
To pray for the principal in charge of Grade 7-9.
For my principal of 10-12.
And for the principal for all levels.

I was like “Lord please I’m scared.” But I knew he was calling me to pray for them. I had to take up my cross.

So I decided that today I’d walk into their office, encourage and pray for them after my varsity training. I happened to find Ryka (one of our College Victory Group Leaders) when I was in my campus, and I asked if she could join me.

We prayed for all three principals. And all of them were surprised and thankful because they were stressed and had so much to do.

We prayed for them, and we prayed for our campus and its students. We even prayed for a principal’s daughter, my classmate, when she was there, because Ryka had the impression that she was going through something.
It was just a beautiful feeling and experience. To do what God has told you to do. I don’t think they’ve ever been prayed for by a student, or a college student. I saw their eyes lit up, and I knew the Holy Spirit was present all throughout.

It also made me realize that, we pray for each other in Church, so why don’t we also pray for others outside of church where we are called out to be? Maybe there’s a classmate, a teacher, a non teaching staff member who needs encouragement, but they don’t have anyone praying for them. Even a small prayer helps. Who knows? Afterwards they might be open in hearing and accepting the Gospel. 😊

And that’s my story for today guys, I hope I encouraged you all to keep that light bright and that salt, salty. :)))

I remember a quote from the Summit: “It doesn’t matter if it’s a big light, or a small light, what matters is it’s purpose. That small light can do great things. Doing great things in small ways.”
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Edward is just one of the 250+ Victory Group Leaders and Interns whom God will use to change the South Metro Hub and eventually, the whole world! All of these are possible because of your partnership!Thank YOU very much! Truly, by God’s grace, we are changing the campus and changing the world! 🌍

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SISC 26th Anniversary đŸŽ‰

Southville International School and Colleges recently celebrated their 26th Foundation Day. We were given the privilege of facilitating their Thanksgiving Service for the Christian Staff.

It was a great time of celebrating God’s faithfulness as we remembered the journey that has been! We also gleaned on the story of David and learned from his attitude of continuous gratitude. How throughout his life, he always pointed to God as the Source of his everything–success, passion, love, strength, resources, everything.

And we concluded that thanksgiving is a humble response to God’s testimony of consistent faithfulness to our lives–personally and as a family & community in Southville.

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With the Christian Staff of Southville. We thanked God for the 26 years of His faithfulness to Southville! 😊

Along with these faithful workers, we are excited to keep being the salt and light in Southville and together, we will continue partnernering with God in changing this campus and changing the world! 🌍

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Ministry Partners, THANK YOU for your heart to disciple the next generation! đŸ™đŸ»

Every Nation Campus Alabang Youth Services

To date, God faithfully multiplied us to 4 Youth Services meeting in three locations! We have two Youth Services in the Student Center at Poblacion (Friday 4:00PM and Saturday 3:00PM), one at Festival Mall (Saturday 3:00PM), and one in Acacia Hotel (Sunday 1:00PM).

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Friday Student Center (4:00PM)

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Saturday Student Center (3:00PM)

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Saturday Festival Mall (3:00PM)

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Sunday Acacia Hotel (1:00PM)

All these are attended by students from all walks of life! It’s our privilege to raise the next generation to be the world changers that God has called them to be! Thank YOU for running with us in discipling the next generation! Together, let’s change the campus and change the world! 🌍

God Test Festival

Today, we concluded the second installment of our God Theory. God Theory is a 2-day training for our students to effectively preach the Gospel (using the God Test) to whoever, wherever, whenever, and however. They received impartations from Ptr. Ryan Gidor (Heart of an Evangelist), Ptr. Jonathan Ramirez (Spiritual Gifts in Evangelism), and Ptr. Jun Divierte (Apologetics).

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We reach out to the lost because God values and loves them. -Pastor Ryan Gidor

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Praying before being sent out by twos. The students were deployed and assigned to specific areas in the mall. While one is engaging, the other is praying. đŸ™đŸ»

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Processing and Debriefing after being deployed. Some encountered rejection, others had the privilege of leading others to Christ. Our win here is that the students get God’s compassionate heart for the lost. 😊


After the training, the students did it in their campuses! Here are some of the reports:

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A new wave of disciples are now being raised! đŸ”„
A new generation of world changers! 🌍
Thank YOU for partnering with God in raising them through your support! đŸ™đŸ»

Sowing in Cavite

We were invited to preach in the Youth Service of Imus, Cavite. Along with me were Lenie (one of our Campus Missionaries in Alabang), Roi and Aizel (both Victory Group Leaders from San Beda Alabang). We took it as a great privilege to sow in our campus ministry there. đŸŒ±

On the way there, we got caught in heavy traffic so we made use of that time to intercede. God revealed His heart for Imus and we shared it to the Campus Missionaries. God promised multiplication and enlarging of territories! We are in faith that God will faithfully grow the seeds that He planted there! 🌳

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With our faithful Campus Missionaries in Imus, Cavite. 😄

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One of our highlights is meeting Joshua (leftmost), one of our Victory Group Leaders there.

Joshua, is a 14 year old student of Angelicum de Primarosa Montessori School. God greatly used him as he started inviting his classmates. How? He just shared about his experience and learnings from the Youth Service!

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He had such grace that he was able to invite two…TWO SECTIONS! The Good News is that everyone is plugged into the Victory Groups and almost everyone is done with One2One!

Amazing what God can do through the availability and willingness of a 14 year old! We are excited for the greater things that God will be doing through Joshua! We pray that God will use him tremendously just like Joshua in the Bible!Â đŸ™đŸ»

Again, all these seeds that were sown were supplied by YOUR partnership. We cannot thank YOU enough for changing the campus and changing the world! 🌍