Global Missiology English, Vol 4, No 6 (2009)

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A Higher Purpose for Your Overseas Job

Bert Claro, A Pseudonym


A Higher Purpose for Your Overseas Job

Bert Claro (pseudonym) and his family live in Manila. He interacts with Filipinos in many countries  and longs to see believers in the Filipino Diaspora fulfill their God-given destiny.  Readers of  may contact the author

Published, Diaspora Studies, in the July 2009 issue of the multi-lingual online journal

Editors’ Note:

We would like to express our appreciations for Bert Claro (pseudonym) whose generous spirit and Kingdom-orientation.


Abstract: Two decades ago, national Christian leaders and foreign evangelists propagated the vision that the Philippines was destined to become the launching pad of the Gospel in Asia. They were convinced that the Filipino Church would become a major force in world missions. In the 90s, the challenge of planting churches among the remaining unreached people groups brought with it the acknowledgment of the difficulties of deploying traditional missionaries in the most spiritually needy places in the world.

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