In 2016 James visited some of our churches in India for a Leadership Conference and was able to interview a few of the pastors that lead Kingfisher Churches in India so we get to hear directly from them about what God is doing in their churches!
Kingfisher launched in the Philippines in 2016, with a meeting with local leaders arranged by Norlie Bulacan, our UK Coordinator for the Philippines. As a result of that time together, Kingfisher’s leadership materials were launched with a group of 30 pastors in the Rio Chico area in the north, near the Sierra Madre mountains. Led by Pastor Noel Delfin, who was commissioned as our National Director in The Philippines in 2017, this group of pastors and leaders have now completed the course and were graduated at a ceremony in Rio Chico in 2017.
The 2016 Harvest Appeal focused on the Dumagat Tribe, located in the Sierra Madre mountains. Poor and isolated, this tribe is coming to know Jesus Christ. We were able to provide both educational materials for the little school house, a computer and generator, and ginger seeds for the adults to plant.
In 2017, many of the Dumagat were baptised baptised as a result of having come to faith in Jesus Christ.