Fish

By Dr. Harold J. Sala “I’m going out to fish,” Simon Peter told them, “and they said, ‘We’ll go with you.’” So they went out and got into the boat…  John 21:3 In the Upper Room Jesus told His disciples what was about to happen. They were at a Passover meal, and as part of that celebration Jesus took a […]

Life in the Middle: A Book Review

Life in the Middle: A Book Review

Reviewed by Ana Marie S. Tiangco, Senior Writer/Editor IF we could check out the clientele of the most popular cosmetic surgeons in the country, we should not be surprised to see that a huge chunk  are men and women in their midlife years. They are the ones who constantly strive to look good and feel good, aware (and most of […]

Parents Strategies on How to Deal, Manage and Respond to the Strategies Children Use to Outwit Their Parents

Parents Strategies on How to Deal, Manage and Respond to the Strategies Children Use to Outwit Their Parents

By: Avelynn Garcia Last week, we talked about the “Seven Strategies Children Use to Outwit their Parents”. Now, I will discuss what parents need to do in order to deal, manage and respond to their chidren’s strategies. Balikan natin ang example ng batang naglulupasay sa mall. Ano ang mga dapat gawin ng mga magulang? Tandaan natin na ang ating mga […]

An Attitude of Excellence

An Attitude of Excellence

Back in 2009, the Lord spoke to me that it will be the Year of Acceleration and we saw the Lord accelerating everything in the CBN Asia Family of Ministries. In 2010, the Lord again spoke that it would be  the Year of Multiplication. True enough, blessings and favors and opportunities were multiplied. In 2011, the Lord said, it will […]

Favored and Blessed

By Kay Camenisch, Guest Writer CBN.com – When Gabriel appeared to Mary, he said “Hail favored one. The LORD is with you!” (Luke 1:2 8NASB). Elizabeth, the mother of John the Baptist, told her, “Blessed among women are you” (

Love in the time of Yolanda

Love in the time of Yolanda

Debbie Bataller, Junior Writer | Pictures by Chito Vecina WHEN 75-year old Lola Felisa Bicher of Barangay Youngfield, Tacloban, Leyte saw the battering rains made even more frightening with the howling winds and later on followed by the storm surge, she instantly knew that super typhoon Yolanda will not only destroy their town, it will also kill many people. She heard […]

Happy Soles for Happy Souls

Happy Soles for Happy Souls

Anne S. Tiangco, Senior Writer-Editor WITH its iconic cheerful colors and fun prints, every pair of Havaianas flip-flop is sure to transport a person into a happy state. So when Tropical Retail Company, Inc.- All Flip-Flops, retailer of the well-loved quality footwear, Havaianas, in the Philippine, donated 5,000 flip-flops to Operation Blessing Foundation Philippines, Inc. for the victims of super […]

In Business and in Health

In Business and in Health

Marlene Dalupang and her husband Adine of Tuguegarao have been blessed with a remarkable spirit of generosity. For many years, they have been visiting an orphanage every Sunday to feed the orphans and sharing the love of Jesus to eight families in a Philippine Non Government Organization’s (NGO) housing site. The couple’s desire to give and share more was further […]

Tips on Food – Part 3: Do not Bring Your Spouse and Children to the Grocery

Tips on Food – Part 3: Do not Bring Your Spouse and Children to the Grocery

by Vic and Avelynn Garcia In my previous article on how to save on food, we discussed six tips. Before we discuss additional tips, here is a quick run down: Make a menu for the week and support it with a grocery list Stick to your grocery list When buying or going to the grocery, refrain from using credit cards […]

Despicable Lateness

Despicable Lateness

By Yay Padua-Olmedo “Let’s meet at 2 pm,” you suggest to your friend. Oh yes, he gets all enthusiastic and agrees, “OK, see you at 2 pm!” An hour passes; and still, no shadow of your friend. Sounds familiar? One sets a meeting at a certain time. It’s quite normal that at the appointed time, no one, not even the […]

Major Lavarinenko Aphanasjevich

  By Dr. Harold J. Sala Remember how the LORD your God led you all the way in the desert these forty years, to humble you and to test you in order to know what was in your heart, whether or not you would keep his commands.  Deuteronomy 8:2 If you doubt that truth is stranger than fiction, listen carefully […]

Tips on Food – Part 1

Tips on Food – Part 1

By Vic and Avelynn Garcia Sino sa inyo ang ganito mag-grocery? Nasa grocery na kayo, tulak-tulak ninyo ang pushcart, napadaan kayo sa sugar at bigla kayong napaisip, “Teka, may sugar pa ba sa bahay?  Parang wala… Parang meron… Ay, parang wala.”  Ano ang gagawin ninyo kapag hindi kayo sigurado?  Mag te-text kayo sa bahay at itatanong, “Honey, may sugar ba […]

Read Your Own Mail

By Dr. Harold J. Sala Until now you have not asked for anything in my name. Ask and you will receive, and your joy will be complete.  John 16:24 One of my favorite snapshots is that of my son kneeling down with both hands outstretched towards his eleven-month-old son who is just learning to walk.  Their eyes are locked.  Steve, […]

Weary Warrior

Weary Warrior

You may be surprised to know that I am an introvert. I belong to a large family but I like being alone or with a just a few. So you can imagine how public speaking and hosting The 700 Club Asia is quite daunting for me. You could call me a reluctant missionary. I know my adequacy and confidence is […]

Who’s to Blame?

by Beth Patch The Bible tells us that our struggles are not against flesh and blood (other people), but against the rulers, authorities, powers of this dark world, and the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places. (Ephesians 6:12-17) God has given us the truth about where our struggle lies, and it’s not with other people. So, who’s ultimately to […]