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Off to the Philippines (1 of 8)

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"We are not simply to bandage the wounds of victims beneath the wheels of injustice, we are to drive a spoke into the wheel itself." Dietrich Bonhoeffer 

“Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke?" Isaiah 58:6
Amy and I are en route today to the Philippines February 10-22 to serve with Compassion International, Hawaiian Islands Ministries and First Presbyterian Church of Honolulu.
We will begin our experience in Manila as a part of the Hawaiian Islands Ministries (HIM) team, where we will lead a conference for about 75 staff of Compassion International in the Philippines. I will be giving a plenary talk and Amy and I will do one workshop together on growing your marriage and another on gifting and calling in ministry. 
The HIM Conference (himonline.org) in Honolulu has been a great encouragement to Amy and me over the last decade, where 4000 meet for encoura…