Urban Tribe

First week in Philippines is behind us know. Have jumped the jetlag and have spent the past 3 days helping at several feeding programs for the urban poor… a real mind-twister at some level, but in truth: it just seems like the right thing to do – normal.

Action International feeding program in squatters area on Manila Bay.

Action International feeding program in squatters area on Manila Bay.

So far have visited two squatters villages and, today met with rescued street kids and then visited the neighborhood where many came from and hung out with kids there. Puts a new layer onto our understanding of earthy…

Market #3 Squatter Kids

On one hand, folks are so needy here, but on the other hand they’ve got this indominable spirit, a tribal loyalty, that is nothing short of inspiring. Our own tribe is growing leaps and bounds through it all 2B sure.

Tomorrow visiting an orphanage… all part of the holistic effort of our hosts Action International to feed body, mind and soul of street kids here.

Film at 11.

3 Comments

  • Catherine Gallegos says:

    Spectacular photos as always, and heartening to read about the mission work. What an amazing experience for a family to have – together. What a rarity. And for you guys…this is just your life. Absolutely wonderful. Thanks Craig & Family.

  • Pastor Dave says:

    I’m sure your lives are being impacted by what you are all participating it. It’s great to hear that you are safely there and already busy. You are in our prayers.

  • Zina VanBergeyk says:

    CP, LP and Kids
    Thanks for taking us along for the ride! trust you are all being BLESSED. Miss you guys at church! Looking forward to more exciting news from you!
    love Zina

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