• Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Shao attended the First Commencement Exercises of International Chinese Biblical Seminary in Spain on February 11-13, 2011. From February 14-16, 2011, they led Bible Study at 3 colleges in Germany, where Dr. Shao preached at the Frankfurt Chinese Christian Church on.
  • Dr. David Chang spoke at the Sunday Service of Jesus Christ Church of Calapan on February 27, 2011.
  • On March 5-11, Dr. Joseph Shao taught a ThM course at Bandung Theological Seminary, Bandung, Indonesia, entitled “Contemporary Issues of OT Theology.”
  • Dr. Rosa Shao taught TEE classes at UECP, entitled “When U Meet Kids,” on February 27 and March 6, 2011. On March 13, 2011, she led a Workshop on Counseling Children at the New Millennium Evangelical Church.
  • Rev. Philip Co was the speaker at the 95th anniversary Sunday Service on March 13, 2011. He was the Baccalaureate Speaker at UECP on March 20, 2011. Mrs. Joyce Co spoke at the Men’s/Women’s Fellowship of Mandaue Gospel Church on the same day.
  • Dr. Jay Hallowell and his wife, Amor, both OMF missionaries, will be furlough starting May 4, 2011.

With more than 20,000 volumes out of 50,000 total volumes of books in the Library, and with more Chinese-reading users, it was necessary to upgrade the Library System software to Maelissa 3. Now, students are able to search more effectively for Chinese titles. New staff member Liu Fan Peifang is also facilitating the cataloguing of Chinese books.

Alumnae Helen Ty Chua went home to be with the Lord on December 31, 2010. BSOP held a memorial service on January 3, 2011.

Former board member Amelia Go Chan’s husband Simeon Nicholas Chan, died on March 2, 2011. BSOP conducted a memorial service on March 5, 2011.

News and Events (March 2011)