Steven Prine is the WEI Internet teacher who baptized Edwin Vicente, and he is currently teaching Edwin’s daughter, Amarah Claire (AC). He also has been teaching another Filipino student by the name of Tristan Harvey Day.
Steven says, “Great News. Tristan Harvey Day, one of my [Filipino] students, has obeyed the Gospel. I started a conversation with him very early in his study. I gave him my email address and provided him with some information pertaining to the Gospel and how the Gospel is directly tied to baptism.
“He [Tristan}was from a Pentecostal background, but after studying our lessons on instrumental music and speaking in tongues, he said he no longer associates with them. This opened the door for me. He told me that they now tell him he is different from them! Before he finished the advanced course, he wanted to obey the Gospel.”
Due to the pandemic, Steven says that it was difficult to connect Tristan with his contacts in the Philippines. Tristan gave Steven his phone number, and Steven relayed it to Erben Gonzales. Erben and two other brothers (Clemente Lazaga, and Christian Corpuz) “took a church van and drove about two hours. Because of the pandemic, they could not find any swimming pools open to baptize him, so they went to look for a river close by. Finding one, they baptized him into Christ.
Steven writes, “There is no congregation nearby, so Erben is working with Tristan to worship online with him until a church can be established here, or one can be established nearby.”