Edgar B. Nono
Edgar and Marilyn Nono have been married for 30 years, and God has blessed them with four children: (L-R) Philip James, Jedidah, Ever Joy, Elijah Wade, Edgar, Marilyn, Charles Jethro. Edgar grew up in a small village in Murcia, Negros Occidental and was saved when he was 12 years of age. Marilyn grew up in Zamboanga del Sur, Mindanao and was saved at 19 years old.
In 1979, Edgar graduated at Bible Baptist Seminary at Cebu City, Cebu, where Missionary Dr. Bob Hughes has founded. After graduation, Dr. Armie Jesalva, pastor of Bible Baptist Church of Cebu City Cebu, hired him as full-time staff to work for the church. In 1980, Edgar Nono answered a call from God to pastor a mission work in mountain area at Barangay San Miguel, La Carlota City, Negros Occidental.
Edgar and Marilyn met at Bible Baptist Church, Katipunan, Cebu City. They were married in December of 1983. In 1984, Dr. Armie Jesalva officially organized the Bible Baptist Church of La Carlota City. By the grace of God, the church has over 3,600 members and averages 700 in attendance every Sunday.