Emil Jonathan “Jon” Soriano | Returning to Simple Church and Integral Mission

Dec 29, 2017

Jon Soriano and Graham Hill discuss returning to simple church and integral mission.

Jon Soriano is the national coordinator at Peace Assemblies Network in the Philippines. He leads a network of house churches in Southern Luzon, in the same country.

Jon Soriano became part of the Institute for Studies in Asian Church and Culture (ISACC) in Manila, which helped him “decolonize” and contextualize Christianity, which he believes helps a lot in applying the principles of simple or organic church in the Philippines.

As the national director of the Peace Assemblies Network, Jon Soriano strives to build partnerships with Christian individuals, organizations, and churches to promote peace or shalom theology. (In a nutshell, peace theology is about harmony with God, with yourself, with others, and with the rest of creation). These networks have been laboring to promote peace talks between the government and rebel groups. At the same time, they are seeking to help bring development to communities embroiled in conflict to build sustainable peace.

Jon Soriano believes that the house and simple church model can seamlessly blend Christian community with integral missions, contextualized ministry, and peace theology.

Downloadable PDF Discussion Guide

Here is a downloadable PDF discussion guide. Use alongside the video or podcast. This resource is designed to help your small group and classroom discussions.

Want to see the podcast as well?



We respect your privacy & take protecting it very seriously, & seek to comply with the GDPR, the IPPs, & other international privacy laws. We protect your email & never spam. See our full Privacy Policy & our website Terms & Conditions HERE

We acknowledge and respect the traditional custodians and their stewardship of the land that now sustains us all and upon which The Global Church Project and its ministries are situated.


Join our mailing list now for FREE resources

You have successfully subscribed! Get 100+ free videos here: https://theglobalchurchproject.com/videos/