2000 - 2013 : Served as an independent and later as an Appointed Missionary to the Philippines (AGWM). Have worked as a teacher in a Missionary Kids' School in Baguio and as an academic teacher for and Christian teacher/mentor/pastor to the Deaf in the Visayas. Created Chessofia, a Christ-centered chess curriculum... organized and directed the Verlinksy Memorial Scholastic Chess Tournament in Cebu... and started a church/deaf center on Mactan Island, just across the Opon Strait in Cebu, which is still thriving today. --------------------------- 29 August, 1998 : Seized by the Power of His Great Affection and re-born in Christ, my Lord and Redeemer. 3 January 2001 : Water Baptized in the Name of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. April 29, 2001 : Received the Baptism in the Holy Spirit with the initial physical evidence of speaking in another language. All by His Grace and to His Glory alone!