Jesus Miracle Crusade celebrates 20th year in Zamboanga
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Minister Wilde James, who is based in San Francisco in California, said after Zamboanga, their next crusade would be in South Korea. From San Francisco, the group of Minister Wilde James regularly holds services in at least 8 outreach missions in Canada; and the Middle East, among other countries.
“We’ll just continue to spreading the gospel, sharing the gospel at kagaya ng ginagawa ng aming mahal at beloved Pastor Evangelist Wilde Estrada Almeda na ipangaral ang ebanhelyo ng kaligtasan kasi maraming tao talaga ang nangangailangan ng kaligtasan, lahat talaga tayo kailangan ng kaligtasan,” he said.
Just recently, the JMCIM also launched for the second time this year, the “Yes for Peace” at the University of the Philippines in Quezon City. Peace advocates, including the police and military and government officials have praised the launching of this and renewed support to the JMCIM.
Last March, the JMCIM led by Evangelist Pastor Wilde Estrada Almeda, launched “Yes for Peace – Bayanihan para sa KKK (Kapayapaan, Kaunlaran at Kasaganahan)” in support to President Benigno Aquino’s peace efforts.
Minister Wilde James is also actively involved in the advocacy and Yes for Peace campaign in the country. “We launched this Yes for Peace because this is part of the gospel, ang kapayapaan ay para sa lahat ng tao and ultimately buhay na walang hanggang,” he said.
The Yes for Peace, an unfunded, nongovernment initiated peace education and advocacy campaign, is being supported by Department of Education; the Philippine Postal Corporation, the Presidential Communications Operations Office; the Philippine Information Agency; the Philippine News Agency; and the National Printing Office, among other groups.
The JMCIM also celebrated recently the 15th anniversary of the miraculously successful Talipao Peace Mission led by Pastor Almeda along with Brother Cuarteros, an ordained preacher and one of the 12 so-called prayer warriors who helped JMCIM founder to convince the Abu Sayyaf rebels to free 21 mostly European holidaymakers they kidnapped in Sabah in 2000 and brought to Sulu province.
Tens of thousands of people joined the anniversary celebration held at the Amoranto Stadium in Quezon City.
It was Pastor Wilde Almeda who led the prayer warriors in successfully fasting, praying and negotiating for the release, without ransom, of the hostages. The incredible survival and strong faith in God of Pastor Wilde Almeda’s group that led them to freedom and the miracle that also changed the hearts of many Abu Sayyaf members and their leaders is also in a book “Miracles in Moroland” written by American author and evangelist Sam Smith.
The book was launched this year by evangelist couple Luke and Annalissa Smith together with Brother Cuarteros and Hermie Limpin, who was also with the group of Pastor Wilde Almeda, when Abu Sayyaf rebels seized them in Talipao town during the historic peace mission.
Minister Wilde James Almeda, of the Jesus Miracle Crusade International Ministry, leads the celebration of the 20th founding anniversary of the JMCIM in Zamboanga City in southern Philippines. The event was attended Mayor Beng Climaco and local government officials.(Mindanao Examiner Photo)