News Update for CHRISTWORKS and Our Projects

NEWS UPDATE — NOVEMBER 2020 We do not post many news updates, and usually the occasion is a mission trip. COVID restrictions for entering the Philippines have kept us from returning, but we are still engaged with those we love at IFL. We chat with children or staff several hours… Continue reading

Urgent Call for Help and Prayer for IFL

A message from Roland and Faylene Beard on October 31, 2020: We received unusual communications from the director of the Institute for Foundational Learning (IFL), Pat Capwell about the situation at IFL, where we make our mission trips. The COVID situation, which continues to lock down much of the Philippine… Continue reading

The Heart of Home

Early September 2017 Report from the Philippines (IFL) The mechanics of this mission trip were not easy. Preparation was arduous and took days. Other tasks interfered. There was no rest until we were on the flight, and that rest was limited. The director (Pat) of the Institute of Foundational Learning… Continue reading