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Ikinagagalak akong makillala kayo! HUH!?

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Author/Source: Karl Bastian

Topic: Kidology Theorem #04

Kidology Theorem #04 - Kids ministry is cross-cultural



What if I said to you "Ikinagagalak akong makillala kayo! Would you know what I meant? Likely not! What if I said it more slowly, enunciating each syllable clearly? Or perhaps more loudly? Or I could have some dancing armless vegetables sing it to you in a clever rhyming song? No matter what I did, unless you were Filipino and spoke Tagalog, the native language of the Philippines, you’d have no idea that I just said, “Nice to meet you.” It wouldn’t be your fault. It would just be that I wasn’t speaking your language.

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