Giving Love Another Chance

Giving Love Another Chance

By Sheena Ferrer, Writer, CBN Asia, Inc. She tried drinking poison to get rid of the tiny life inside her womb. She hurt herself because she hated the thought that another baby will be added to their family. Another stomach to feed, another endless list of debts and headaches she couldn’t take. Yes, Shirly Dela Paz, a mom of four […]

This week at CBN Asia – September 22, 2014

This week at CBN Asia – September 22, 2014

This week at CBN Asia, we are looking at how our Prayer Center has served as an extension of God’s compassionate love and concern for Filipinos in the Philippines and around the world. Every month, the CBN Asia Prayer Center interacts with a little less than 400,000 people a month through calls, text messages, email, letters, chat, social media and […]

This week at CBN Asia – August 4, 2014

This week at CBN Asia – August 4, 2014

This week at CBN Asia, we rejoice with those who have calling our Prayer Center and have been seeing answers to their prayers. Carol Noel was devastated when she lost her job especially since she was a single parent and had a daughter that she was sending to school. She was forced to sell their things just to make ends […]

Freedom and Hope in the Loving Arms of God

Freedom and Hope in the Loving Arms of God

By Haven Garcia, Volunteer Writer Left in fear, pain, doubt and vulnerability, Rosalie* of Cavite found herself caught up in chaos and locked up in a lonely prison of desperation where she thought she could never escape. Freedom was nowhere to be found. Rosalie’s Wilderness A long-time Christian, an active member of the church and a Sunday school teacher, Rosalie thought […]

This week at CBN Asia – February 3, 2014

This week at CBN Asia – February 3, 2014

This week at CBN Asia, we stand in awe at how God has powerfully moved in the lives of people through the Prayer Center. After being released from jail, Jerry found he no longer had a reason for living. His mother had already died. His wife left him and his son was adopted by another family. Jerry: Pagod na pagod […]

The Man Who Bid Guilt Goodbye

The Man Who Bid Guilt Goodbye

Is there room to set the record straight for a man who did an unforgivable sin? Is it still possible to start with a clean slate again? These were the questions that lingered inside Alex* as he got out of prison. He was charged guilty of homicide and his life behind bars was hell. After almost eight years of imprisonment […]

What to Do When Your Husband Cheats

What to Do When Your Husband Cheats

Valentine’s Day spells romance for those madly in love, yet a day of sorrow for many brokenhearted wives. These women may not have their sweet Valentine this love month because of their husbands’ unfaithfulness. Infidelity continues to test many marriages, and a painful reason why many couples do not live “happily ever after.” If you are a wife, the emotional […]

Losing a Loved One

Losing a Loved One

Concerned Friend asks: Recently my friend lost her beloved mother to cancer, and since then she’s been in deep depression. What do I tell my friend to cheer her up? The CBN Asia Center says: First, allow your friend to go through the process of grieving. In Ecclesiastes, it talks about a season for every activity under the sun. There is a […]

Do I Need to Tithe?

Do I Need to Tithe?

Breadwinner asks: I only earn minimum wage, and I’ve got a lot of expenses at home. God knows how tight my finances are. Does He still expect me to tithe? The CBN Asia Prayer Center says: God understands our struggles and financial situations, but tithe is not our money. It is God’s money. We should definitely tithe, no matter how big or small […]

Unanswered Prayers

Unanswered Prayers

Waiting Woman asks: I’ve been praying for the longest time, but God doesn’t seem to hear my requests. Is there something I need to do for Him to answer my prayers? The CBN Asia Prayer Center says: Prayer is a wonderful privilege and a remarkable access to our heavenly Father. Every time you plead for your request, you must believe […]

Plant for Life Turns ‘Prayer Warriors’ Into Eco-Warriors

Plant for Life Turns ‘Prayer Warriors’ Into Eco-Warriors

CBN Asia Prayer Center’s recent team building activity turns green as prayer counselors hiked the highlands of Barangay Sto. Niño in Tanay, Rizal for a tree planting activity. Dubbed “Plant for Life,” the eco-friendly office retreat not only instilled environment awareness among the Center’s “prayer warriors.” The staff also came to appreciate local reforestation efforts and share in the green […]

Love on Crutches

Love on Crutches

Many persons with disabilities (PWDs) are still at a loss in finding their place in our society—trying to win our respect, approval, and love. Admittedly, we ignore, pity, or even discriminate the “differently abled,” thinking they are less capable than us. It may be difficult to have someone dear to us suffer from a lifelong handicap. But John Paul Paulino […]

A 24/7 Haven for Weary OFWs in Hong Kong

A 24/7 Haven for Weary OFWs in Hong Kong

For the sake of their loved ones, our overseas Filipino workers went the extra mile. With as many as 8.6 million documented by the Commission on Filipinos Overseas, and possibly even more, OFW numbers continue to add up year after year. In search of the proverbial greener pastures, many Filipinos have taken different jobs abroad for better pay. Domestic helpers, […]

May-December Romance

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Mature Guy asks: I’m dating a woman who is 20 years younger than me. We both have jobs, and a life planned ahead of us. Our age difference never became a concern since we truly love each other. Sooner or later, I have to meet her parents to ask for their daughter’s hand in marriage. How should I approach them to […]

The Long Wait is Over

The Long Wait is Over

by Deb Bataller, CBN Asia For the longest time, Agnes dela Cruz struggled with her drunkard husband. She and her family suffered and endured 13 years of Martin’s alcohol addiction. Consequently, their marriage was placed in jeopardy. Agnes admitted she almost lost her sanity. “My husband was unemployed. Two months after I gave birth to our second child, I found […]