President Rodrigo Duterte has counseled Iglesia ni Cristo for its contributions to the nation on its 103rd anniversary.
In a press release Thursday (July 27), Duterte mentioned INC’s religion has served as a agency basis of the nation’s resilience amid challenges.
“Your devotion to the abiding truth of God’s love has nurtured our community and cultivated deep compassion among our people,” he mentioned.
Duterte counseled INC’a management for “empowering its flock to make a positive impact” in Filipinos’ lives.
“Your mission of doing God’s work here on earth is both inspiring and laudable,” he mentioned.
The President, whom the INC supported within the 2016 elections, expressed hope that the church will proceed serving these within the margins and contributing to nation constructing.
“I am confident that we can bring positive and meaningful change in our society and build a better and brighter future for every Filipino,” he mentioned.