Members of the Christian Employee Association (CEA) from the Ecclesiastical District of Bulacan shared timely entrepreneurial knowledge to small business owners in a seminar held on January 26, 2021.
The seminar took place at the house of worship of the Local Congregation of Baliuag but was also streamed live to various local congregations in the district.
The participants, budding and long-time entrepreneurs alike, received useful tips on managing their livelihood in this time of internet connectivity.
“In this pandemic, we able to start a cafeteria business,” Jennalyn Gonzales from the Local Congregation of Baliuag shared. “Such seminar helped us to add more knowledge in business.” She said that, more importantly, they received “spiritual guidance to strengthen our faith.”
After the discussions about entrepreneurship, Brother Armando Manas, district supervising minister, taught God’s teachings on how His servants should tend to their livelihood with His help and guidance.
Michael Luis, a deacon from the Local Congregation of Baliuag and owner of a restaurant, stated, “We were reminded to uphold the Christian way of life in terms of earning a living. It became my inspiration to obey all God’s commands and completely submit to the Church Administration’s authority.” He promised, “I will always be truthful in my work and business with all honesty and most of all in performing my Church duty.”
Edgar Antonio, choir vice-president from Baliuag and a bakery owner and supplier, explained, “It is an advantage to have a livelihood in this time of the pandemic. We are very fortunate. We thank the Lord God for giving us blessings in this life.” He pledged, “I will use all God’s blessing to prioritize my services to Him.” ― With reports from INC News Section