“For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory that is to be revealed to us.” — Romans 8:18 (NASB)
Philippines - Philippines
Iris Philippines is a team that desires to yield their hearts to experience and express the reality of Jesus in which love must look like bread for the hungry, water for the thirsty, healing for the sick, family for the orphans and peace for the restless. In 2014 the dumpsite no longer allows for people to create housing within it yet the team’s main focus is an area called Permanent Housing across the street where over 30,000 of the garbage scavengers live.
We host several women’s Bible Studies through the week, a men’s fellowship dinner and a Sunday children’s service. Through the support of the Body of Christ compelled by his kindness we are able to host weekly feeding programs for roughly 200 children a week, conduct sponsorship programs for women, and create micro business projects.
God has healed Zander of bronchial and respiratory disease! Just two Sundays ago, he was very ill and he kept coughing. He had deep and painful breathing. His parents could only afford some of his medicines and couldn't bring him to the hospital for confinement. Their faith moved mountains as they conte...
God healed Jazzer so quickly! Last week, he had sores in his body, some were big and some were patches on his body and face. The wounds were fresh and he had a fever. During our Thursday bible study, his mom asked for prayer. We all prayed for him. This week his mother brought Jazzer to Bible Study to s...
Rosemarie. She is one of the first ladies we shared the gospel with back in May, when we started the Bible group at the field. She received Jesus with such hunger, that she clings to His Word and reads day and night. She lives by the field in a little shack home, made of scrap wood, bamboo, tin, and tarp...
God's heart for our identity to be in Christ.