From Davao we took a five-hour bus ride to Malaybalay, Bukidnon where Darlene's parents are. Papa and Mama Taquiso enjoyed the noise the three boys made in their house for a couple of weeks. It was fun for Darlene to see many aunts, uncles, and cousins during our family get-together.
While there Ed preached one Sunday morning service at Papa's church, Faithway Baptist Church. Also, on Christmas eve, Darlene did a mini-concert of eight songs, while Jojo sang three songs. It was a joy for us to watch Jojo willingly play the piano and sing songs in front of a congregation.