November 14, 2018

Halbrook Report:Philippine Trip Jan. 31 – Feb. 25, 2011

By God’s grace and the help of His saints I completed my 41st Philippine trip January 31-February 25.  Paul said, “For a great door and effectual is opened unto me, and there are many adversaries” (1 Cor. 16:9).  On the first trip with Jim McDonald in 1995 it was impossible to envision what a … [Read more...]

Halbrook Report:Philippine Trip July 22-Aug 25, 2010

Dear brethren, Jeremiah lamented Judah’s fall, “Is there no balm in Gilead; is there no physician there?” (Jer. 8:22) Many Filipinos accept God’s balm for sin-sick souls.  By God’s grace, my 39th Philippine trip was safely completed July 22-August 25. I worked with Phil Martin (Jere Whitson Road … [Read more...]

Harvest Time, Pressing Need: Jonathan Carino

Dear brethren, In spite of the deep poverty and widespread suffering in the Philippine Islands, Filipino fields are white unto harvest (Jn. 4:35).  There are some brethren there who are men of great talents as well as great faith and dedication to the work of the Lord.  In order for them to be … [Read more...]

Halbrook Report: 38th Phillipine Trip Mar. 24-Apr. 23, 2010

Dear brethren, The crucified and risen Savior has always been a scandal to carnal men, “but unto them which are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God, and the wisdom of God” (1 Cor. 1:23-24).  By God’s grace Jim McDonald took me to the Philippines to preach Christ first in 1995, and … [Read more...]

Prayer Request for Mat Sibayan, Sr. – UPDATED

UPDATE 05/12/10: We Believe the current financial needs have been met.  Thank you to all those who contacted brother Halbrook to meet those needs.  Please continue to pray for brother Sibayan. Dear brethren, In the Philippines Islands brother Mat Sibayan, Sr. and brother Vic Domingo were converted … [Read more...]

The Lord’s Work in Freetown
Sierra Leone

John A. Smith In two previous issues of this journal, John Gentry wrote about the use of technology in evangelism. John mentioned classes that he had taught via Skype. One series of classes that John taught using this technology was in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Given the attendance and interest in … [Read more...]

Halbrook Report: 37th Phillipine Trip Jan. 24-Feb. 22, 2010

Dear brethren, By God’s providence, a bright light pierces our sin-darkened world: “The Lord shall be unto thee an everlasting light, and thy God thy glory” (Isa. 60:19). As a result of Jim McDonald’s constant encouragement since 1995, and by the prayers and financial help of many saints, my 37th … [Read more...]

EMERGENCY PLEA: Filipino Saints Suffer 2 Super Typhoons

Dear brethren and friends, This is an emergency plea! I use caution in making appeals for financial help for Filipino brethren for several reasons (as much as possible the Philippine work must stand on its own if it is to be lasting; too many appeals can result in "burnout;" some brethren are … [Read more...]

Halbrook Report: 35th Phillipine Trip July 1-24, 2009

September 5, 2009th Year of Our Lord Dear brethren, What Jesus said about the urgency of his work applies to our challenges today: “I must work the works of him that sent me, while it is day: the night cometh, when no man can work” (Jn. 9:4). We must urgently spread the gospel now before the … [Read more...]

Upcoming Phillipine Trip – Oct 30 – Nov 23, 2009

September 13, 2009th Year of Our Lord Dear brethren, David pled forgiveness of his sins, and added, “Then will I teach transgressors thy ways; and sinners shall be converted unto thee” (Ps. 51:13). All who receive salvation are debtors to teach all who are lost and dying in sin! Some saints … [Read more...]