WHO WE ARE

Companion with the Poor is a non-profit, Christian organization that works with the poorest communities in Metro Manila by planting holistic churches that meet the spiritual and physical needs of the most marginalized in the least reached slums. CWTP partners with local churches to plant sustainable churches within two years.

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STORIES FROM THE SLUMS

Milca, JR

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JR’s Journey:

I am Renato B. Milca Jr. I come from Bulacan. I have five siblings. Before I knew Christ, my life was intricate and I was rebellious with my parents. I tried to find love with friends and through my habits. I love music which is why when I was in high school, I always played guitar, but it didn’t satisfy me. I felt that no one loves me. But when my father became a Christian he told me to go to church too.

I was involved in youth ministry and I helped conduct youth fellowship. Through those events I began to learn how much Jesus loved me. I understood what Jesus did on the cross to forgive me, which is why I committed my life to serve Him in anything that I can do. I used my talent in church as a guitarist and sometimes leading in singing during Sunday Worship. I explored more in music and also learned how to play drums and piano.

One day, Ptra. Irene, the daughter of my senior pastor, asked me if I want to became a missionary. She told me all about CWTP and what this organization was doing. After many days, weeks and months of prayer I decided to join their training to become missionary. Now, I am officially a missionary. I graduated the Missionary in Training program in December, 2014. My area of ministry is in Towerville 6, a relocation site in San Jose del Monte, Bulacan. I teach music in our area, especially to the youth. Through teaching music, I get to share the Gospel with them.

 

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