Many in the crowd have traveled for hours to reach a huge, open-air convention center in the middle of a vast field here.
Conspicuous in their garb, especially the women wearing long skirts and sporting long, braided hairdos, they have come by the thousands, as they do every Sunday, to attend a Thanksgiving service.
With the election fever of 2010, he revived his wacky persona as Prof Pete, with the innuendo that the political circus is really a numbers game, i.e. Now that the country has survived another election, with showbiz headliners reinventing themselves in government posts, his favorite apocrypha becomes a prophecy: Wherever you are, you are there.After lunch comes the highlight of their day, a three-hour long preaching by the man himself, Bro.Eliseo Soriano, host of the television show "Ang Dating Daan." The crowd cheers as he steps on-stage. I am definite about what I say," he declares on the podium. The controversial television evangelist has worked long and hard to reach that podium.Instead of pursuing an academic education, Soriano chose to devote himself to the study of the Bible.His family was a member of the religious group "Iglesia ng Diyos kay Kristo Hesus, Haligi at Suhay ng Katotohanan," founded in 1936 by Nicolas Perez, a former minister of the Iglesia ni Cristo.Nabuo ang Digmaan pagkatapos ng Ikalawang Digmaang Pandaigdig sa pagitan ng Estados Unidos at mga kaalyado nito at sa kabiláng panig ang mga pangkat ng mga Bansa sa pamumuno ng Unyong Sobyet.