HOPING IN GOD IN THE MIDDLE OF CRISES

by Dann & Joji Pantoja, Richmond, British Columbia Written during those scary days of wrapping up our Canadian life–leaving behind our children, grandchildren, friends, respective careers, and the lifestyle we’ve enjoyed for 20 years–to start a new life in Mindanao, Philippines.  Summer 2005.   “In those days and at that time I will make a righteous …

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PHILIPPINE MILITARY INSTITUTIONALIZES HUMAN RIGHTS IN ITS SYSTEM

There seems to be a transformation happening in the AFP. I say this while fighting my own skepticism and as I determine to be volitionally hopeful. I have no filing system in my heart and mind about these two categories — “Human Rights” and “AFP”. My past experiences with them (many were traumatic) during the …

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INTERACTION WITH THE NEW 1003 IB ARMY COMMANDER

PeaceBuilders Community, Inc. (PBCI) was invited to witness the Change of Command Ceremony at the 1003 Infantry Brigade (10th Infantry Division) of the Philippine Army.  It was held last December 6th, 2010 in the Municipality of Sto. Tomas, Province of Davao del Norte. The new Commanding Officer is Col Lysander Suerte. PBCI and Col Suerte …

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GLOBAL HUNGER AND WORLD PEACE ARE DIRECTLY LINKED

Global hunger and world peace are directly linked. This is the main idea communicated by Muhammad Yunus, the founder and chairman of Grameen Foundation, when he accepted the Norwegian Nobel Prize last Sunday, November 28, 2010: By giving us this prize, the Norwegian Nobel Committee has given important support to the proposition that peace is …

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COTABATO CHRISTIAN LEADERS EMBRACE PAR MINISTRY

Reported by MS REGINA MONDEZ, Development Communication Specialist, PeaceBuilders Community On November 8, 2010, PeaceBuilders Community Inc (PBCI) Field Operations Team traveled to Cotabato City to explore the possibility of organizing a Peace and Reconciliation (PAR) Community in this area. The team met with 15 participants from various Churches and Christian organizations to discuss and …

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THE PARADOXICAL LEADER

The organization I’m leading, PeaceBuilders Community, Inc. (PBCI), is going through some exciting, positive changes! It’s during these times of leadership adjustments that I remember my older brother, Rev. Dr. Luis Pantoja II. He went home with The Creator last September 06, 2010 at around 6:00 o’clock in the evening at a resort in Kota …

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OUR GLOBAL PEACE COMMUNITY

We are sent by Mennonite Church Canada Witness in partnership with our international community.