What makes a guy a man?

What makes a guy a man?

By John David O Moncada The thought of writing this scared me, not so much because this is my first article for One Voice Magazine, but because as a writer, one carries a big responsibility— not just of writing, but for being who you write about. In this case, the...
You Are A Masterpiece

You Are A Masterpiece

by Hannah Morales “For we are God’s masterpiece. He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so we can do the good things he planned for us long ago.” – Ephesians 2:10...
For the Ladies who desire beauty You need to hear this!

For the Ladies who desire beauty You need to hear this!

For the Ladies: You Are Beautiful “You’re more beautiful than she is,” my dad whispered loudly to eleven-year-old me while pointing to a tall, beautiful model who stood within earshot. I turned beet red, wondering if she had heard the comparison. I was extremely...
Pasaan Ba Si Totoy?

Pasaan Ba Si Totoy?

Ni John David Bautista Palaki na nang palaki si Totoy Ngunit bakit utak yata ay ganang paurong? Mabuti pa yaong mga batang palaboy, Sa murang edad, patuloy ang pagsulong Ang buhay, kung di pa handa ay ‘wag kakaripas Dahil bata, ika’y maaaring madapa Gaya ni Totoy na...
Should My Parents Be Involved in My Romance?

Should My Parents Be Involved in My Romance?

There I was– broken again; my eyes puffy from another hard lesson of the heart. It was time to let go of someone who, in my opinion, was the best potential man I could ever have a relationship with. By then, I had met a good number of young men—crushes in high...
Can God Transform Murderers and Drug Traffickers?

Can God Transform Murderers and Drug Traffickers?

We sat under the thatched roof where inmates from Bilibid’s Minimum Penitentiary and representatives from the catalyst movement of transformation in Las Pinas, Muntinlupa, and Paranaque (LaMPara) gathered together monthly to encourage each other and worship God. The...
Is the Church crippled by an identity crisis?

Is the Church crippled by an identity crisis?

Why is identity important? Why is identity related to the effectiveness of our calling? Is the Church in the state of an identity crisis? Be blessed by the devotional of Toby Huyssen, worship leader of Glory Fall band....
What Dog Collars Taught Me About God’s Love

What Dog Collars Taught Me About God’s Love

DOG LOVERS WILL UNDERSTAND THIS It’s hard not to love dogs. How can someone not love a bunch of warm, living stuffed “toys” you could hug all day?  What’s not to love about their goofy smiles, ecstatic tails, and unconditional love?   Their eyes focus on you and only...
Selflessness and Pizza

Selflessness and Pizza

My Kuya, the Selfless Sibling “Kuya, can I trade with you? Two of my garlic and cheese pizza slices, for one slice of yours.” I watched as my older brother, Paolo, scratched his head and looked wistfully at his beloved slice. It was full of meat, onions, ham, and...
Life of Jay – Lesson #4 – Being Part of a Family

Life of Jay – Lesson #4 – Being Part of a Family

Sometimes our uniqueness will emphasize our differences. But no matter how different we are, we’ll always be part of a family. “Just as a body, though one, has many parts, but all its many parts form one body, so it is with Christ.” 1 Corinthians...