I was at the Senate today to cover the launch of the #InFairness Movement, a joint project of Spark Philippines and Mr. Click eMarketing Services. This nationwide advocacy campaign, which is supported by Investing in Women, seeks to normalize the role of men at home and empower women’s economic prowess.
Days before my One Gospel talk, my external hard drive got busted and I had to take it to the recovery center. While I was able to get my presentation together, my files refused to open even if I worked on a Mac and opened the same files on a Mac. It was stressful but I thank God that we were able to get the presentation to run on GUESS WHAT? A WINDOWS COMPUTER. Despite the tech challenges, it’s still very evident that God is always in control. The session still went on as planned and I’m happy to have served Him through this engagement.
One Gospel is a missions conference for youth and young adults. One Gospel movement emphasizes the Gospel – its centrality and the responsibility we have to spread the Good News of the Kingdom of God, both in our local and cross cultural contexts.
We began our day with scripture exposition by Richard Chin, a Malaysian-born Chinese Australian who is the National Director of the Australian Fellowship of Evangelical Students. This was followed by a 10-minute reflection with our connect groups, where we discussed application questions on the Character of God, Humanity’s Purpose and the Blessing of Creation.
Today we also had our first Leadership Panel featuring Kristina Alikhanyan (Lausanne Catalyst for Tentmaking and Postdoctoral Fellow at the DKFZ German Cancer Research Center), Ole-Magnus Olafsrud (Senior Coordinator for YLG2016) and Mutua Mahiaini (International President of the Navigators). If you look at their titles, you would be intimidated but I truly appreciated their transparency on the realities and challenges of leadership. Continue reading