Corruption in the Philippines

List of Documents

April 15, 1975
Willis' preliminary trip report to the Philippines. Published in Truth Magazine on May 15, 1975.

February 15, 1979
Philippine Situation Today, Background, And The Word of The Lord by Wallace H. Little. Published in Truth Magazine

February 22, 1979
Philippines: Salvation and Culture (2) by Wallace H. Little. Published in Truth Magazine

March 1, 1979
Philippines: Salvation And Politics (3) by Wallace H. Little. Published in Truth Magazine

March 8, 1979
Philippines: Salvation and Economics (4) by Wallace H. Little. Published in Truth Magazine

March 15, 1979
Philippines: Salvation and the "Datu Complex" (5) by Wallace H. Little. Published in Truth Magazine

March 22, 1979
Philippines: Salvation and Religion (6) by Wallace H. Little. Published in Truth Magazine

March 29, 1979
Philippine Salvation And Turning Problems Into Opportunities by Wallace H. Little. Published in Truth Magazine

June 19, 1980
The Philippines - A Reappraisal And A Warning by Ed Harrell and Tommy Poarch. Published in Truth Magazine
Appraising "A Reappraisal and a Warning" by Connie W. Adams. Published in Truth Magazine

April 5, 1990
The Gospel in the Philippines by Wilbert Garingo Enostacion. Published in Guardian of Truth Magazine

July 4, 1991
The Gospel in the Philippines (2) by Wilbert Garingo Enostacion. Published in Guardian of Truth Magazine

January 6, 1993
Transcript of Certificate of Title for Gumpad's land purchase

December 6, 1993
Salviejo's Marriage Certificate

January 20, 1994
A Call to Responsibility by Wilbert Garingo Enostacion. Published in Guardian of Truth Magazine

October 6, 1994
Transcript of Certificate of Title for Gumpad's land purchase

May 3, 1996
Letter of rebuke to Gumpad from local ministers ]
Letter to American brethren warning them of Gumpad's worldliness by local ministers

May 7, 1996
Cover letter to Gumpad by Aglugub

May 27, 1996
Reply to Gumpad's initial rejection of charges

June 5, 1996
Letter from Marrs encouraging the men standing against Gumpad

June 11, 1996
Gumpad makes demands before addressing the problems raised

June 17, 1996
Reply to Gumpad's demands

June 18, 1996
Gumpad agrees to meet with other preachers

June 22, 1996
Preachers sent meeting time and place with Gumpad

June 25, 1996
Gumpad's attack on the preachers

June 29, 1996
Aglugub's personal reply to Gumpad's tirade

July 6, 1996
Joint Affidavit of result of meeting
Affidavit that only Gumpad was willing to sign

July 13, 1996
Gumpad writes to Marrs to appologize and mentions removing his name from the affidavit

July 23, 1996
Meeting with Gumpad canceled after seeing video of July 6 meeting
McDonald recommends Salviejo despite charges of adultery

August 12, 1996
Marrs writes Aglugub, concerned over Gumpad removing his name

August 20, 1996
McPherson defends Gumpad

August 24, 1996
Enostacion defends Salviejo's recent marriage as being legitimate

August 28, 1996
Gumpad scribbles out his name on Affidavit, but then resigns the document
Gumpad appologies to Aglugub for removing his signature
Aglugub responds to Gumpad's letter to Marrs

September 7, 1996
McDonald and Halbrook defend Gumpad by minimizing the past events

September 16, 1996
Sapitula requests funds for his ill wife and claims he is receiving no support

September 18, 1996
Corsino reponds to McDonald and Halbrook's defense of Gumpad

September 23, 1996
Gumpad writes an open letter defending himself

September 25, 1996
Gumpad appeals for funds

September 30, 1996
Cagayan preachers write Rieber about their evidence

October 4, 1996
Sample form used to solicit benevolence for preachers
Corsino replies to McPherson's defense of Gumpad

November 6, 1996
Hamilton's description of his knowledge of Gumpad and his wealth
McPherson's apology to Hamilton

November 7, 1996
Hamilton's acknowledgment of McPherson's apology

November 18, 1996
Corsino documents the deceptions of Gumpad

January 9, 1997
Several preachers testify that they were deceived to get their signatures on a document against Hamilton

January 28, 1997
Daguyam said some of Gumpad's signatures of support against Hamilton were gained through misrepresentation

April 2, 1998
Form sent by Sapitula requesting support for Bible class teachers

April 8, 1998
Receipts of donations to Guinagana
Receipts of donations to Manag

May 4, 1998
Steve Wallace's "White Unto Harvest" report

June 15, 1998
Hamilton's rebuttal of Puterbaugh and Little's "One Convenant" and Divorce and Remarriage positions

June 24, 1998
Mariano's report to McDonald of problems with Wilbert Enostacion

July 17, 1998
McDonald's report on distribution of funds to the Philippines

November 23, 1998
Peter's report on Rosendo Gumpad

February 20, 1999
Halbrook's request for support

March 17, 1999
Halbrook's response to Edward's inquiry and comments on response by Hamilton

May 13, 1999
Hamilton's response to an inquiry about McDonald's May 12, 1999 appeal

May 24, 1999
Appeal by McDonald and response by Hamilton

June 7, 1999
Article by Mitchell and Halbrook and response by Hamilton

June 8, 1999
Halbrook's response and reply by Hamilton
Atkin's inquiry for details and response by Hamilton

June 11, 1999
Mitchell's defense of McDonald and Halbrook and questions of Hamilton
Hamilton's reply to Mitchell

June 13, 1999
McDonald statement that he can obtain proof

June 19, 1999
Halbrook's reply to Hamilton's charges

July 8, 1999
McDonald's reply to Hamilton's charges

August 6, 1999
Bernasor complains of fund mismanagement

August 20, 1999
Letter from Balbin denouncing Hamilton

September 27, 1999
Cover letter to Balbin's letter

November 11, 1999
Letter from Wanasen questioning the results of American gifts to his country

November 12, 1999
Halbrook defending Gumpad
Little reponds to Halbrook

November 13, 1999
Wanasen replies to Halbrook

November 15, 1999
Peters documents what he knows of the corruption in the Philippines

November 16, 1999
Little praises Peter's defense of Wanasen

November 19, 1999
Deaton questions Peters

November 21, 1999
Little responses to Deaton

November 28, 1999
Hamilton reports receiving information that Greggorio de los Reyes is no longer preaching

December 2, 1999
Letter from Little agreeing with Peter's findings
Peters' response to Deaton

December 3, 1999
Hamilton says he has received a death threat in the mail

December 6, 1999
Hamilton receives a verbal threat from Greggorio de los Reyes that was witnessed and recorded with the local police
Copy of police report filed
Smelser expresses concern to Halbrook about the troubling reports from the Philippines

December 23, 1999
Halbrook's response to Smelser

February 10, 2000
Halbrook solicits funds for the Philippines

March 9, 2000
Warning to Hamilton that a serious threat was made on his life

March 16, 2000
Salviejo threatens Hamilton's life

April 10, 2000
Halbrook's lesson outline delivered in the Philippines with Little's response

June 11, 2000
Warning by Little with list of known profiters
Appeal by Gumpad with response by Little

June 17, 2000
Hamilton reports Gumpad is using benevolence to gain land

June 21, 2000
Hamilton reports Gumpad threating a family in need would get no support without him

About June 2000
De Los Reyes responds to Little's charges

July 2, 2000
Clip from McDonald's report on his conversation with police in Cagayan (I looking for the complete text)

July 11, 2000
Malone accuses Little and Hamilton of lying

About July 22, 2000
Gumpad's rantings against Hamilton

August 2, 2000
Hamilton's concerns about Macusi

August 4, 2000
Addendum by Hamilton to his November 6, 1996 letter

August 7, 2000
Little explains Filipino divorce laws and lists what he believes are the major problems in the Philippines

August 8, 2000
Solicitation from Miguel and possible concerns by Hamilton

August 10, 2000
Wanasen's rebuke of McDonald

August 11, 2000
Hamilton answers query about Ronnie Gumpad
McDonald replies to Wanasen
Response by McDonald to a message sent by Little and earlier messages sent by Hamilton

August 27, 2000
Notarte tells Mitchell of problems in Mindinao

September 12, 2000
Salviejo accusses Hamilton of gossip
Hamilton's response to Salviejo

September 14, 2000
Salviejo continues call Hamilton names

November 8, 2000
Two men attempted to kill Hamilton in his own home

November 9, 2000
Gumpad declares that Hamilton lied about the attempt on his life
Halbrook does not believe Hamilton about the source of the threatening letter

November 11, 2000
More details on the attempt on Glenn's life, showing Gumpad did not check the facts.

November 14, 2000
Hamilton responds about a previous threat made against him

November 16, 2000
After traveling to Tuguegarao, Wanasen reports that Gumpad's note was a fabrication

November 19, 2000
Detailed report by Wanasen on Gumpad's fabricated report

December 6, 2000
Hamilton's report on the events that led him to leave the Philippines

March 1, 2001
Burgos looks for support and mentions two who claim to preach without justification

May 8, 2001
Arguelles begins mass mailings to U.S. brethren

May 19, 2001
Aguelles continues his mass mailing to U.S. brethren

May 25, 2001
Other example of unsolicted requests packaged as a reply, this one by Castillon

May 28, 2001
Burgos makes accusations against several Filipino and U.S. preachers.

May 30, 2001
Aguelles continues his mass mailing to U.S. brethren

May 31, 2001
Cempron complains because funds were not distributed during "Bible Seminars"
Halbrook responds to Cempron

June 2001
Steve Wallace's "White Unto Harvest" report
Ken Marrs' "Changes I Have Seen in the Philippines"

June 2, 2001
Mitchell responds to Cempron

June 3, 2001
Cempron responds to Mitchell

June 9, 2001
Norarte pleads for funds for a sick child and talks of thousands being sick and hungry

June 10, 2001
Aguelles continues his mass mailing to U.S. brethren

June 11(?), 2001
Marrs expresses support for Norarte

July 2001
Notarte's report on recent baptisms
Jim McDonald's report on his trip to the Philippines

July 11, 2001
Julom writes to Ken Marrs that members of six demnominations are threating his life

July 13(?), 2001
Marrs issues plea for funds on Julom's behalf

July 17, 2001
Julom's report to Steve Wallace

September 18, 2001
Julom appeals for aid using familar methods of others

October 8, 2001
Julom sends a report with "interesting" comments

October 23, 2001
Julom sends the same appeal sent on September 18

November 04, 2001
Excert from Steve Wallace's "White Unto Harvest" report

November 25, 2001
Julom continues appeals and claims to no longer receive support.

December 12, 2001
Cempron apologies for earlier letter

January 7, 2002
Cagiaga documents the use of professional organizers to gain large audiences in the Philippines

May 6, 2002
Rosendo Gumpad solicits funds for a cancer patient

July 3, 2002
Rudy Gumpad claims 76 baptisms in one congregation in one year

January 5, 2003
Harry Osbourne's article documenting the inconsistent behavior of Domie Jacob

January 27, 2003
Apatan reports his wife is doing better after surgery

January 28, 2003
Rody Gumpad solicits funds for a preachers' barracks and claims 102 converted during a 12-day meeting tour

February 11, 2003
Notarte asks for aid for evacuated brethren

February 16, 2003
Bowers writes Notarte for clarification.
Notarte complains of terrorist and says Christians are not helping as much as Catholics
Bowers appeal for aid on Notarte's behalf
Bowers offers to collect funds for the Philippines
Halbrook looks for funding for another trip to the Philippines and offers to carry funds there

March 12, 2003
McDonald forwards a plead for hospitalization costs reimbursement to Brethren On Line

March 19, 2003
Guillermo's massed mailed letter filled with name droppings

March 31, 2003
Salung documents problems in Mindinao
Formal report on problems in Mindinao by Enostacion with comments by Salung

April 8, 2003
Samson pleads for money to help jailed father-in-law (after waiting two years)

April 29, 2003
Enostacion reports about the corruption in Mindinao

April 30, 2003
Enostacion continues to comment about the corruption in Mindinao and mentions McDonald's fustration with the problems

May 15, 2003
Hayuhay forwards Enostacion's report, but mentions his past problems.

May 24, 2003
Besinga writes confirming Enostacion's accusations
Hayuhay says that Enostacion is not a reliable witness

May 26, 2003
Enostacion defends his report
Hayuhay responds to Enostacion

March 21, 2004
Hayuhay debates "one covenant" and divorce with Wallace

March 22, 2004
Wallace's response to Hayuhay
Hayuhay's response to Wallace

March 24, 2004
Wallace's response to Hayuhay
Hayuhay's response to Wallace. Hayuhay mentions that divorce is not legal in the Philippines.
Wallace presses Hayuhay to take a position on divorce and remarriage

March 25, 2004
Continuing the debate, Hayuhay wants to know why so much emphasis is placed on divorce and remarriage

March 26, 2004
Wallace points out that divorce and remarriage were a part of the gospel
Hayuhay tries to define "gospel" too narrowly

March 27, 2004
Wallace shows that the gospel is more than just the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus

April 4, 2004
Hayuhay responds but ignores Wallace's point

April 6, 2004
Hayuhay responds again but to a note forwarded to him

April 12, 2004
Hayuhay continues to take a narrow view of what is the gospel in a response to Maste

April 16, 2004
Hayuhay's report on Lindy McDaniel and Wallace Little's visit

September 11, 2005
Nardo requests support after losing support from one congregation

January 30, 2006
Nardo requests support after recently losing support from two congregations

July 20, 2006
Balbin believes that documenting past problems is embarrassing to the church.
Hamilton states that awareness of past problems helps keep people from repeating the same mistakes.

July 21, 2006
Balbin wants to debate over whether he supervises churches
Hamilton declines
Balbin declares Hamilton to be scared, unable to back his claims, and sinning

July 24, 2006
Glenn Hamilton researches 2006 living wages in the Philippines

November 14, 2006
Wallace Little's article "Philippine History in Brief"

February 15, 2007
Gabatan states growth is slow because he is financing his own labors

March, 2007
Rudy Gumpad's monthly report for February

March 28, 2007
Nardo continues to use the same letter to say he lost support
Hamilton writes Nardo requesting a list of currently supporting congregations
Nardo responds with current support and list of expenses

March 29, 2007
Hamilton shows that Nardo's support is above the nominal worker in his region and his claimed expenses are exaggerated
Nardo justifies his request by stating that there are preachers getting $1,000 to $2,000 a month and are not working.
Nardo asks Hamilton to come and see the work he is doing. He believes the work justifies the amount requested.

March 30, 2007
Hamilton urges Nardo to be content with the support he is receiving
Hamilton requests names of corrupt preachers receiving $1,000 to $2,000 a month so he can warn American churches
Hamilton asks for dates for when Imperial Beach and Lodi stopped or will stop Nardo's support

April 8, 2007
Buguis claims to be a tribal preacher

May 11, 2007
Buguis claims to preach among the Blann tribe and having problems with Muslims

May 13, 2007
Nardo admits Imperial Beach dropped his support in May of 2005

May 14, 2007
Hamilton responds to Nardo's charges

June 8, 2007
Jonathan Sapitula reports 15 baptisms

June 17, 2007
Request for information on Jonathan Sapitula and Edgar Samodal

June 18, 2007
Glenn Hamilton responds that he basically doesn't know either man
Steve Hamilton recalls Jonathan Sapitula was supported by the congregation he attended for about a year

July 10, 2007
Edgar Samodal sees the inquiry and sends a recent report he sent to Connie Adams

July 18, 2007
Jonathan Sapitula responses to what is stated about his father George Sapitula
Jonathan Sapitula says house was not built with benevolence money

April 29, 2008
J. D. Tant writes an open letter to the brethren about the work in the Philippines

August 9, 2008
Little comments on Tant's letter.

December 29, 2009
Hamilton responds to request for current information on Rody Gumpad

January 3, 2010
Dosngayon states that Rody Gumpad and the church where he preaches arranges meetings for congregations in the region.

January 15, 2010
Harry Osborne warns that Wallace Little has placed membership with a liberal congregation.

January 19, 2010
Thomas declares that Rody Gumpad and his wife are nice people, so the documentation on this site must be a smear campaign.
Hamilton explains the purpose of the web site.
Thomas states that while the Gumpads live better than most Filipinos, they are not rich or materialistic
Hamilton answers Thomas' accusations against himself and this web site

May 28, 2010
Thomas objects to his correspondence being posted.

May 31, 2010
Tumandan reports being asked to preach at a congregation 45 minutes away from his home.

June 2, 2010
Little explains why he changed congregations and that everything isn't as Osborne believes.

July 13, 2010
Tumandan introduces himself
Tumandan wants to know why his solicitation appears on this web site.
Hamilton explains why he copies unsolicited emails to the web site and the concerns raised by Tumandan's email.
Tumandan admits that there are corrupt preachers, but questions whether the information on this web site is true.

July 14, 2010
Tumandan admits the site has a purpose because corrupt preachers do exist.

July 18, 2010
Tumandan solits support.

July 20, 2010
Halbrook solicits funds for Carino, who recently lost more support than most Filipinos make earning a living.