Moving on to Greater Things

Moving on to Greater Things

“This is what we want to do for the rest of our lives.” For missionary couple Leo and Edith*, there is no doubt that God has called them to take the frontlines and reach the lost for Christ. And so last April, with the blessing of their families, their church, and most importantly, with God’s anointing, the couple moved to Africa to help with the outreach villages that have […]

Hope in the Killing Fields

Hope in the Killing Fields

Known for its “killing fields,” Cambodia has been usually associated with the gruesome massacre of the Khmer Rouge regime that shocked the world during the ‘70s.  Followed by coup d’états, rebellions and more chaos, transformation in Cambodia seemed beyond reach—almost impossible. But thanks to the dedication of a Filipino missionary couple, what was once a place of death, pain and […]

Making Melodies in the Mission Field

Making Melodies in the Mission Field

In countries where spreading the Gospel is an underground ministry, missionaries have found innovative and effective ways of sowing God’s love into the hearts of the people. For many, teaching the English language is their way of capturing the interest of locals. But as for Rico*, a graduate of Asian Center for Missions, if there’s one thing that always worked […]

God is Calling in the Land of the Free

God is Calling in the Land of the Free

Thailand is known to be the only country in Southeast Asia that was never colonized by a Western power, thus, earning itself the moniker “Land of the Free.” Buddhist religion and the Thai monarchy have shaped its society and politics. A newly industrialized country, with major exports and booming tourism, Thailand currently experiences economic growth. But tension with neighbors Burma […]

Refresh My Heart: Global Bayanihan in Missionary Care

Refresh My Heart: Global Bayanihan in Missionary Care

“God revealed to me that my heart is turning cold… Through the retreat, God spoke to me with His ever gentle voice that He loves me!” “Am I already in a place of comfort? I want to know God’s direction in my life.” “I didn’t know that I was already tired! I want to minister out of my overflow.” These […]

4-14 Window: Aim Younger in Missions

4-14 Window: Aim Younger in Missions

The Lord has been leading me to reach out to the next generation, more so when I heard about the 4-14 Window. I realized it has become a personal passion to be part of this growing global movement to prepare our sons and daughters to become a blessing and serve their own generation. Asian Center for Missions-trained Filipino missionaries are […]

A Life Committed to a Calling

A Life Committed to a Calling

We only have one life to live. Why not live all of it for God’s glory? This became Flor Resureccion’s principle as he faced life’s storms and slowly discovered that every ordeal he came across was part of God’s special plan. With the intention of just landing a job overseas, Flor never thought he would meet Someone who would fulfill […]

Surrendered to Obey

Surrendered to Obey

contributed by Darlene Apanay “Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, ‘Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?’ And I said, ‘Here am I. Send me!’” (Isaiah 6:8) It was in Danny Pagaragan’s toughest and most calloused moment when God called him in the mission field. No one would’ve mistaken God’s call as Danny know […]

Kairos Night: A Time to Re-Connect

Kairos Night: A Time to Re-Connect

Kairos! The right or opportune moment. God’s appointed time! January 18, 2012 was God’s appointed time for ACM and ACM graduates. We celebrated Kairos Night with the theme of “A Time to Re-connect.” It was the first ever gathering of all ACM Kairos graduates since we conducted this course as a mobilization tool for missions. So, we really looked forward […]

Kairos! Kilos Na!

Kairos! Kilos Na!

Last May, Capitol City Baptist Church (CCBC), in celebration of its missions month, held “Kairos! Kilos Na!” missions event at their Ministry Center in West Avenue, Quezon City. The keynote speaker was Bro. Max Chismon, founder of Kairos, while Pastor Sonny Largado talked about missions to the restricted nations. Asian Center for Missions helped organized this event with Philippine Missions […]

Obedience to the Heartbeat of God

Obedience to the Heartbeat of God

by Daniel Escobar, ACM supporter If the axe is dull and he does not sharpen its edge, then he must exert more strength. Wisdom has the advantage of giving success. (Ecclesiastes 10:10) We are the axe. In reality, who are we to teach, for none of us is perfect. But we have gained wisdom as we submit our lives and […]

Discovering His Life’s Purpose

Discovering His Life’s Purpose

James Nablo used to walk away from God. Not knowing his life’s purpose, he walked farther and farther away from his purpose and destiny. Yet after all his rebellious acts, there’s one thing he proved: He can’t escape God. His Rebel Years James grew up in a Christian environment. His aunt, a Born-Again Christian, raised James and became his guardian. […]

Christ’s Padre Among Muslims

Christ’s Padre Among Muslims

by Lawrence San Diego, CBN Asia They call him padre, but Ernesto (not his real name) is not a priest but simply a missionary of Christ. And in the place where he fulfills his calling, a humble Filipino offering remarkable prayers is something not even Muslims will pass up. “Lord, do not put me to shame. Show these people that […]

Vietnam Calling

Vietnam Calling

by Lawrence San Diego Missionaries boldly obey God’s calling to change the world with the power of His Word and the grace of His love. And it is through this obedience that they, too, are changed from glory to glory. When Rico (not his real name) of Compostela Valley decided to finally take part in the Great Commission, it was […]

One Big Miracle

One Big Miracle

by Lawrence San Diego One big miracle can make everything positive. These words from an ACM trainer struck a chord in Rodelo Castromayor’s heart. Since then, the young pastor has been praying to God every night for that one big miracle. His miracle happened a year ago, August 5, around 12:40 p.m. He can still vividly recall that fateful day […]