World Report

Mantle of Leadership Passes in the Philippines

January 6, 2020

From the Superintendent's DESK

Bill and Lori McKibben and Mark and Sylvia Staller continued their Asian trip in the New Year by visiting several branch churches in the Philippines and holding an installation service where a new District Superintendent of the Philippines was appointed.

On New Year’s Day, accompanied by Michelle and Michael Hancock, they first visited our church in Simimbaan where Rizaldy Caliboso is the pastor. The saints were there...

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Philippines HQ Prepares for New Year

December 30, 2019

From the Superintendent's DESK

Bill McKibben, Director of Asia Work, and his wife, Lori, are accompanied by Mark Staller, pastor at Tehachapi, California, and his wife, Sylvia, on their current trip to Asia. They arrived in the Philippines early Friday, December 27, and after a rest, had opportunity to fellowship for a time with the District Superintendent of the Philippines, Zenaida Ruiz.

The next day, they were joined by the district pastors at the headquarters...

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Visit to the Philippines Marks 25 Years

February 1, 2019

From the Superintendent's DESK

Bill McKibben, Director of Asia Work, and his wife, Lori, accompanied by their daughter and her husband, Erin and Seth Morgan, have entered the second week of their trip visiting our churches in the Philippines and Japan.

Sunday morning, January 27, at the Bagong Sikat headquarters church, the service began with Sunday school. Before dispersing to classes, the general session included a medley of familiar songs, such as “This Train Is...

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Trip to Philippines Yields Fellowship

January 26, 2019

From the Superintendent's DESK

Bill McKibben, Director of Asia Work, and his wife Lori, along with Seth and Erin Morgan, all from Seattle, Washington, arrived in the Philippines on Tuesday, January 22. Their itinerary includes visits to many of our twenty-five branch churches, pastor and worker meetings, and two anniversary services including one at the Bagong Sikat headquarters church. After a very late arrival to Manila followed by a four-hour drive to the headquarters church,...

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Philippines Youth Camp 2018

July 31, 2018

Hoping for greater blessings and graces from the Lord, the Apostolic Faith churches in the Philippines held their 19th youth camp from May 21-25, 2018. The theme this year was “A Challenge to the Youth: Be a Man and a Woman of Integrity for God’s Glory,” and the event was held at the CJ Waterpark Resort in Bongabon, Nueva Ecija, Philippines. There were 127 young people in attendance from different branch churches, which was...

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Philippines Grads Exhorted to Align to God’s Purpose

February 12, 2018

From the Superintendent's DESK

Bill and Lori McKibben continued in the Philippines this past week, and on Wednesday, Brother Bill had the opportunity to speak at the Central Luzon State University Baccalaureate service. With over six hundred graduates present in addition to parents, faculty, and staff, he exhorted the audience to align their personal visions with the vision and purposes of God who created them. The speech appeared to be well received, and we pray...

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Philippines Prayer Meeting Yields Results

February 5, 2018

From the Superintendent's DESK

Bill McKibben, Director of Asia Work, and his wife, Lori, are in the Philippines. They arrived early Friday morning on the island of Luzon and were met by a small delegation including Zenaida Ruiz, the Philippines District Superintendent. That evening, they attended the prayer meeting and devotional service at the headquarters church in Bagong Sikat where Sister Zenaida is the pastor.

Brother Bill said they were inspired by the message of...

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A New Headquarters Church Dedicated in the Philippines

January 23, 2017

From the Superintendent's DESK

The dedication of our Philippines headquarters church in Bagong Sikat was held on Sunday. First, though, we attended Sunday school at 9:00 a.m. in the original church, which is now the chapel. The adult classes were held outside as it was a beautiful sunny day with ninety-degree weather. The young people met inside and were taught by a relatively young staff with a determination to carry the...

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