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Why am I alive?

Why am I alive?

It’s important that we allow ourselves to explore this question. After all, if we have approximately 70 years of life here on earth (depending, really, on when God plans to take us home), then we should know our purpose. I remember struggling to make sense of why life...

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“Flamenco Meditation” by Rev. Alvaro Sanchez

“Flamenco Meditation” by Rev. Alvaro Sanchez

Rev. Alvaro “The Maestro” Sanchez is a master musician, conductor, and soloist whose performances have impacted and wowed audiences worldwide. Born and raised in Colombia, he picked up the guitar at a very young age and has been specializing in it ever since. He...

From Fisherman to Presidential Portrait Artist

From Fisherman to Presidential Portrait Artist

I grew up familiarizing myself with the types of fish I had seen in the ocean of Jolo, Sulu. At a young age, I would join the “hulbot hulbot” (fishing boat) with the adults to fish in the sea for weeks. I was raised near the shores of Sangali, Zamboanga City. My late...

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...

Tao Rin Ang Anino

Tao Rin Ang Anino

“…at darating ang araw na s’ya rin ay mamumukadkad, sisilay sa nakakubling liwanag– titingala-maipipinta ang saya...magniningning at masasaksihan ng mundo ang sarili n’yang  ganda.” Kapirasong linya mula sa sulating pinaglipasan na ng panahon. Sa higit na 300 salitang...

Prodigal Son

Prodigal Son

The pigs aren’t his family. But he smells like a pig, is as filthy as a pig, and worse, eats like a pig. No, he doesn’t eat like some gluttonous swine, but he dines with them as if they share a table. Today’s menu is slightly out of routine:  moldy leftovers and this...

Facing a Lion, a Bear, and a Goliath

Facing a Lion, a Bear, and a Goliath

By Drake Nikko Buzeta Assistant Pastor, WIN Better Living Read 1 Samuel 17:31-37 There was once a church in Germany that was forced to close down. Because of this, the pastor had to look for a job to support his family. One day, he was going through the classified ads...

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A Spoonful of Manna

Visiting the Poquiz Aeta Tribe (outreach ocular)

OV at Singapore