Ama Namin: The Lord’s Prayer in Philippine Life and Spirituality

Ama Namin Scholars

The Lord’s Prayer unites Christians throughout history, speaking across the divides of language, place, and tradition. The oldest prayer of the church continues to speak to the lived reality of believers worldwide while inviting the body of Christ into a deeper understanding of the nature of God, discipleship, and the calling to a holistic mission.…

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Author Spotlight – Athena Gorospe

Athena Gorospe

By Evelyn Reynolds, ScholarLeaders International From the Margins, for the Margins Fifteen years ago, Langham Scholar Athena Gorospe gave a devotional in which she called her audience – wealthy American Christians – to be downwardly mobile. That morning in Pasadena, she argued that they should recover “Jesus’s concern for the marginalised, the invisible people.” Athena…

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From the margins, for the margins

Athena Gorospe

Fifteen years ago, Langham Scholar Athena Gorospe gave a devotional in which she called her audience – wealthy American Christians – to be downwardly mobile. That morning in Pasadena, she argued that they should recover “Jesus’s concern for the marginalised, the invisible people.” Athena has dedicated herself to this plea – and to practicing what…

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Langham impacts church plants in Typhoon-hit Philippines

In 2013 Typhoon Yolanda devastated the islands of Samar and Leyte in the Visayas region of the Philippines, killing 6,000 people, leaving many homeless and destroying the local economy. In response, the Christian community invested heavily in providing relief and development work. Six years later, many churches have been planted amongst the people in these…

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Listening to God’s Word and the World

If you’re looking to find Langham Scholar Dr. Rolex Cailing, a biblical leader trained with support from Langham in the Philippines, you’re going to have to look in some unusual places. Many Filipinos would expect to find him tucked away in his office all day. But Rolex is more likely to be found engaged in…

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God’s Word in Heart Languages

Filipino Bible scholar Edgar Ebojo believes that when God’s Word is available in heart languages, it gives people an identity and can inspire transformation. “If God can speak their language, God can understand them. God can understand their sufferings. . . Passing translations of God’s Word to future generations gives hope.” In the Philippines, under…

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A Passion for Justice

It was while he was waiting for the results of his bar exam that Moises first asked God to use his life to impact others. “I was visiting a friend who was a youth pastor, and he invited me to attend a movie night to see Amazing Grace—the life of William Wilberforce. After, I uttered…

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