As part of the 2016 Elderly Filipino Week celebration, the ERDB conducted the seminar titled “Pagmamahal, Respeto ng Kabataan Kaligayan ng Nakakatanda” on October 17, 2016 at the ERDB Auditorium.
The resource speaker was Pastor Gavino” Vïns” Santiago of Bagong Ilog Christian Fellowship in Pasig City. Pastor Santiago, a transgender testified how God worked on him. He cited the Bible verse on the book of Ephesians verse 6:1 “Children, obey your parents in the Lord for this is right ; Honor your father and mother” (which is the first commandment with a promise); so that it may go well with you may live long in the land, Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up on the discipline and instruction of the Lord.”
Pastor Santiago also said that the great duty of the children is to obey their parents. He also emphasized that obedience includes inward reverence, as outward act, and in every age prosperity has attended those distinguished for obedience to parents.
The seminar was organized by the members of the ERDB Senior Citizens and the Human Resource staff. It was attended by the ERDB employees and the out of school youth of Timugan and Malinta, Los Baños, Laguna. Gliceria B. De Guzman, TTD