Inspiring Stories

London celebrates INC 105th anniversary through a performance of INCentre Stage at the Lighthouse Theatre

by JD Sison EBC United Kingdom Bureau (London, UK) — “Who am I?” A story which enacts the modern struggles of youth and the real problems they face daily, capturing the main character’s journey through emotional battles and self-discovery. This debut launch of the Iglesia Ni Cristo’s INCentre Stage has attracted viewers from all over the United Kingdom.   Audiences traveled from the different regions of the country to witness this much-anticipated live theatre production. […]

Turn your food waste into organic fertilizer through Bokashi composting

by Emily Manuel Contributor, Eagle News (Eagle News) — Want to know what you can do with your kitchen scraps? Do you want to compost but live in the city and don’t have the time or space to do so? Bokashi composting may just be the right solution for you. Bokashi composting uses an anaerobic process to break down kitchen waste into fertilizer. Kitchen scraps, including meat and dairy products which are usually banned from […]

Black History Month: The legacy of L. B. Brown, former slave turned community builder

By Melissa Sarmiento Allen EBC Florida Bureau POLK COUNTY, Florida (Eagle News) – Along an unassuming street in the quaint town of Bartow sits one of Florida’s historical crown jewels, The L.B. Brown House, which is listed in the National Register of Historic Places and named after its builder and original owner, Lawrence Bernard Brown, an African-American who was born into slavery in 1856. Despite having limited formal schooling, Brown was something of a Renaissance […]

In war-torn Syria, ‘cat man’ starts rare animal clinic

by Omar Haj Kadour KAFR NAHA, Syria (AFP)– At an unlikely cat shelter in rebel-held northern Syria, Mohammed Alaa al-Jaleel gently holds a feline patient on her back as an ultrasound probe is rolled across her pregnant belly. In a time of war, she is one of the hundreds to have received medical attention at the makeshift animal clinic in Kafr Naha, an opposition-held town in Aleppo province. “If you want to show mercy to people, start […]

From covering presidents to becoming EBC President: Rowena dela Fuente-Deimoy at the helm

By Caesar Vallejos Eagle News Service From the entry positions of news writer and field reporter, Rowena dela Fuente-Deimoy rose from the ranks to become the first woman President of Eagle Broadcasting Corporation (EBC). “My forte is field work and I have also experienced being a production assistant (PA),” Dela Fuente-Deimoy recalled. A PA’s task, in television work, could be as menial as holding an idiot board on the TV set to making coffee for […]

NHL, New York Rangers give back to South Bronx Community

  By Tennie Sumague EBC Sports International, New York Bureau NEW YORK (Eagle News) –Preparations for the 2018 Bridgestone Winter Classic showdown between the Buffalo Sabres and the New York Rangers are underway, with the National Hockey League (NHL)  busy holding events around New York City leading to the marquee game at Citifield on New Year’s Day. As part of the Winter Classic Legacy Project, the league and the New York Rangers, in partnership with […]

In photos: Las Vegas residents look towards unity and healing after tragedy

  LAS VEGAS, United States (Eagle News) — Las Vegas residents turn their attention from the unforgettable to the memorable, and to unity and healing, after the worst mass shooting in US history. Numerous Las Vegas residences and establishments, in collaboration with nationwide efforts and contributions, have made this heartbreaking incident a part of what was envisioned from the beginning of time, a truly United States of America. Efforts towards healing and unity began immediately, […]

Hong Kong migrant mothers sing for their distant children

by Laura Mannering Agence France Presse HONG KONG, China (AFP) — Each Sunday, a choir of Filipina domestic workers in Hong Kong gathers to sing songs that remind them of the children they left back home. Known as the “Unsung Heroes”, these initially shy performers now regularly take the stage around Hong Kong and feature in a new documentary about the lives of the city’s maids, known locally as “helpers”. The theme of maternal sacrifice […]

Iglesia Ni Cristo conducts “Aid for Humanity” in Texas to help residents affected by hurricane Harvey

  (Eagle News) – The Iglesia Ni Cristo (Church Of Christ) helped local residents in Texas who were still reeling from the devastating floods caused by Hurricane Harvey when they conducted its “Aid for Humanity” on September 23, Saturday. Thousands of goodwill or care packs consisting of food, cleaning and hygiene supplies, first aid kits and flashlights, were given in two venues where the Aid for Humanity, under the auspices of the Iglesia Ni Cristo’s […]

Hurricane Irma reveals hometown heroes

By Colleen Knight EBC Florida Bureau BRUNSWICK, GA (Eagle News) – Hurricane Irma brought with it much destruction and damage, and while Brunswick and St Simons Island in Georgia did not receive a direct hit, the area saw its share of downed trees, inoperative utilities and historic flood levels. Glynn County had issued a Mandatory Evacuation of the area on September 6, 2017. However, not all the citizens of Glynn County decided to evacuate. Some […]

Iglesia Ni Cristo School for Ministers inaugurated in Ladybrand, South Africa

    (Eagle News) — The Iglesia Ni Cristo (Church Of Christ), with its mission around the world, has seen its need for Ministers grow more and more each year. Because of this, the Church Of Christ continues to build schools for ministers all over the world. On August 6, 2017, INC Executive Minister Brother Eduardo V. Manalo inaugurated the INC School for Ministers in Ladybrand, South Africa. On that day, Brother Eduardo also inaugurated […]