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Pressed…but not Crushed: Philippine Project Updates (Part 4)

Over the last 6 or 7 weeks we’ve been sharing updates on CBM’s work in the Philippines with our partner, Kabuganaan Philippines Ministries (KPM).  This is our fourth and final instalment in the series, which we’ve titled, ‘Pressed…but not Crushed’.  If you’ve missed any of the other updates, you can find them on our blog […]

Pressed…but not Crushed: Philippine Project Updates (Part 3)

We’ve been sharing a series of updates on CBM’s projects in the Philippines with our partner, KPM. We’ve titled this series of updates, ‘Pressed…but not Crushed’, which is taken from the Apostle Paul in 2 Corinthians 4:8-9, where he says, “We are pressed on every side by troubles, but we are not crushed. We are […]

Pressed…but not Crushed: Philippine Project Updates (Part 2)

Last week, we began a series of updates to share with you about each of CBM’s projects in the Philippines with our partner, KPM.  The title of this series of updates, ‘Pressed…but not Crushed’ is taken from the Apostle Paul in 2 Corinthians 4:8-9, where he says, “We are pressed on every side by troubles, […]

Pressed…but not Crushed: Philippine Project Updates (Part 1)

Well, as we all know, regular activities for most businesses and organizations, around the world, have been significantly affected by the ongoing covid-19 pandemic.  Regular CBM programming in the Philippines with our partner, Kabuganaan Philippines Ministries (KPM), is no exception.  The ongoing lockdown measures in the Philippines, which have now exceeded 200 days, are certainly […]

 

 

Then he said to his disciples, “The harvest is plentiful but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field.” Matthew 9:37-38

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About Michael

Michael has taken on a new role of Senior Associate, Faith+Work and Philippines, where he will provide leadership to the overall strategy and initiatives of CBM within the area of marketplace ministries. He will continue to liaise with CBM’s partners in the Philippines in order to implement, monitor and evaluate joint programming between CBM and local church partners who are working with the poor and marginalized in various facets of Integral Mission through capacity building that model humility, love, compassion and integrity.

Michael, along with his wife Melanie, was appointed as Global Field Staff serving in the Philippines in August 2015. They relocated to Canada in April 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Melanie has now concluded her service as Field Staff and has her own private practice offering counselling therapy for individuals and families.

Michael has a Master of Arts in Theology from Acadia Divinity College and is an ordained minister with Canadian Baptist of Atlantic Canada (CBAC).

The Waddells spent 14 years in the business world, as well as 5 years serving as Directors of a Baptist owned Christian camp in New Brunswick, before sensing that God was leading them to something new.

Michael and Melanie have four growing children: Kyla, Sean, Carter and Allie.

He said to them, “Go into all the world and preach the good news to all creation.” – Mark 16:15

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MICHAEL'S WORK

Michael serves alongside CBM colleagues and partners in the area of Marketplace Ministry.  He provides leadership to the overall strategy and initiatives of CBM within the area of marketplace ministries.  He also serves as liaison with CBM’s partners in the Philippines in order to implement, monitor and evaluate joint programming between CBM and local church partners who are working with the poor and marginalized in various facets of Integral Mission through capacity building that model humility, love, compassion and integrity.


CBM LogoCBM is a global mission organization committed to sharing God’s love through word and deed. We believe that God brings healing to a broken world through local churches. With over 140 years of experience, we have seen that words and deeds intertwined in Christian community work together to bear witness to God’s transforming grace. Together in partnership, we seek to bring hope, healing and reconciliation to all people.

Declare his glory among the nations, his marvelous deeds among all peoples. – 1 Chronicles 16:24

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You can join with Michael in his work by supporting him through faithful prayer and financial support.  Together we can make a difference in the lives of others.  Your support is so important and we thank God for each prayer offered and every financial gift given.

YES! I want to support Michael with a financial gift.

As Senior Associate, Faith+Work and Philippines with CBM, Michael needs to raise ministry support through sustainable monthly gifts from individuals or annual church donations.  We appreciate every monthly gift given as they all add up to help Michael in his work with CBM focusing on Faith+Work and the Philippines.  Monthly gifts can be any amount ($10, $25, $50, $100 or more per month) as God leads you.

By completing and submitting the form below, you will become a Partner in Mission Michael through your gifts of prayer and finances. CBM Field Staff rely on their Partners in Mission for encouragement and support as they work to bring hope and healing to a broken world.

If you would like to support Michael financially you can click on the button below (a new window will open) and follow the online instructions to either make a one time gift or sign up to make monthly contributions.

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