Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit by itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in me. I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever abides in me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing.
– John 15:4, 5
Message from the National Director
Fruitfulness is the Lord’s call for His people. From the very start of human life, God has mandated His people to be fruitful and multiply. (Genesis 1:28). The context here was more of physical. John 15:1-17 may refer to inner life, character and ministry.
“Jesus is the Vine and the Father is the Vinedresser” states truths about their role in the fruitfulness of His disciples. That has placed everything in order. No truth other than this that can be as foundational to fruitfulness.
In almost every Nav assembly, you will see a gray-haired man who is either listening as a participant or giving message on the pulpit.
Ms. Marifel Forones Fernandez exclaimed with joy and thanksgiving after being promoted to that position at Ma-a National High School.She prayed for this but entertained doubts because she lacked some credentials—but the Lord was gracious to her.
I first met Ate Kristine Maagad in the summer of 2009 during the Nav Kids Conference in Davao City. We are both Nav kids. She is the daughter of Tito Roy and Tita Paz.I was only a first year high school student then, and we were both from Cagayan de Oro so we ended up sharing the same room.
|A simple, interactive way to share Christ’s love conversationally and visually, the One-Verse Evangelism is based on asking questions and sharing truth simply. It can be shared in just 10 or 15 minutes but can have impact for a lifetime. Learn more »|
|The Lord has blessed us with fruitfulness in the ministry. Like a yeast in a dough, the ministry has been growing silently.In this issue, we would like to showcase the role of our lay laborers. See who they are »|
|In this issue, we feature “The Call of Abraham,” a poem from a Cebu Navs young professional, Kevin Desabelle.This free verse takes a look at Abraham and his faith from a twentieth-century perspective. Read the poem »|
|“Throughout history, God has seemed to take pleasure in departing from patterns we expect of him. He often does something very different using unlikely people.” So begins the preface of this autobiography of sorts, which by no coincidence perfectly summarizes the story of Ken Lottis. Read the review »|
Here are the major ministry events that have taken place this year. Click on the headings to learn more about the event.
| National Summer Training Program
June 1-6, 2017
July 6-10, 2017
August 23-25, 2017
Aug. 26-28, 2017
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