Do I Really Need to be in a Church?

Do I Really Need to be in a Church?

A lot of people are asking.   “Why do I need to be a church member if the Bible is readily available to be read and studied and if it even says that I myself is the church?” The primary reason boils down to our understanding of what ‘church’ really is. Many have downsized the meaning of ‘church’ to a […]

Your Role in Reviving the World from the Inside Out

Your Role in Reviving the World from the Inside Out

All of us have a part to play in making this world a better place to live in. When God created man, the first responsibility He gave was for him to have “dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over every living thing that moves on the earth” (Genesis 1:28b, ESV).  That’s […]

3 Ways to Fulfill your Responsibilities as a Local Church Member

3 Ways to Fulfill your Responsibilities as a Local Church Member

If you are a member of a local church, it is important to keep in mind that not only the pastors, deacons, and administrators have an important role to fulfill. The bible says in Romans 12:4-5, “For as in one body we have many members, and the members do not all have the same function, so we, though many, are […]

4 Money Questions I Need to Answer this Year

4 Money Questions I Need to Answer this Year

I need to answer YES to these before I make any purchase It’s the start of 2017 and I am determined to take all money decisions seriously.  I know it will REALLY be hard for the family to stay the course of discipline, but we have to persevere.  I’ve asked my girls to help the family stay firm with the […]

5 Things you must have in a Friendship

5 Things you must have in a Friendship

In The Four Loves, C.S. Lewis writes, “A secret Master of the Ceremonies has been at work. Christ, who said to the disciples, ‘Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you,’ can truly say to every group of Christian friends, ‘You have not chosen one another but I have chosen you for one another.’” We all have friends. […]

Your Role in God’s Original Design of a Family

Your Role in God’s Original Design of a Family

According to Smart Beginnings (http://www.smartbeginningsmhc.org/Why-is-family-support-important-.html), “Family is the single most important influence in a child’s life…. They are a child’s first teachers and act as role models in how to act and how to experience the world around them.” Family is supposed to be where everything begins. This is where we get the first taste of life. This is where […]

3 Tips on Taking your Responsibilities with Yourself

3 Tips on Taking your Responsibilities with Yourself

Have you ever dreamed of behaving recklessly and throwing caution to the wind? Wouldn’t you enjoy eating all the unhealthy food you want, not work nor study and just binge watch TV shows or movies all days? Yet, we have to get up every day, go to work, eat healthy,  and be responsible adults. Sounds tiring sometimes? “Why do we […]

Embracing Pain, Letting Go, and Letting God Take You Out of the Dark Pit

Embracing Pain, Letting Go, and Letting God Take You Out of the Dark Pit

We experience pain almost everyday. Everyone gets his or her share of it. Some manage to really move on, but not all get the chance to free their hearts from its wounds – some conceal it while others pretend their healing. For those who are still in the dark pit, the question is, “how do we deal with it?” In […]

The First Lesson : Start Well this 2017

The First Lesson : Start Well this 2017

“Bagong taon ay magbagong buhay!”, do you remember this line? Every Filipino knows by heart this endearing song of our childhood.  Itinuro sa atin ito ni Nanay, na tuwing bagong taon, isang bagong buhay ang maaari nating makamit kung tayo ay magbabago AT magsisimula muli.  Ang nakaraang mga pagkakamali ay kapulutan natin ng mga aral para hindi na nga maulit […]

Welcoming New Beginnings, New Chapters this New Year

Welcoming New Beginnings, New Chapters  this New Year

With the start of a new year, we greet new beginnings. We welcome a new chapter in our life. As C.S. Lewis said, “There are far better things ahead than any we leave behind.” How are you viewing the New Year? Are you anxiously nervous, completely dreading it? Or are you anxiously excited, completely looking forward to it? Our new […]

Apostle Paul’s Tip for the “Static”

Apostle Paul’s Tip for the “Static”

The word static was defined by oxforddictionaries.com as “Lacking in movement, action, or change, especially in an undesirable or uninteresting way.” Sometimes being static in your comfort zone can be so tempting, especially if you are so used to the perks of its convenience. It is also binding to get static in the hurtful moments of the past because its […]

3 Tips in Making New Year Resolutions that may Work

3 Tips in Making New Year Resolutions that may Work

A New Year’s resolution is a promise a person makes for the New Year. Most of the time it involves promising to drop a bad habit or to develop a good one. The New Year is often the perfect time to turn a new page in your life, which is why people make New Year’s resolutions. According to researcher John […]

How the New Year Can Be a New Beginning for You

How the New Year Can Be a New Beginning for You

There’s something about the New Year that makes us want to be better – making a list of resolutions, buying something new, or doing something that has not been done before. Whenever the New Year is being celebrated, excitement comes along. It’s a new beginning! But then for some, the level of anticipation depends on which year looks better. Was […]

Declaring a Great 2017 for You!

Declaring a Great 2017 for You!

We now have a few days to go before New Year! Maybe 2016 has been a good year for some but a rough year for others. We all have our own stories to tell. No matter what, we can look forward to a better one. 2017 is once again, a new beginning! Leave all your negativities behind and keep your […]

How Have You Blessed Others this Christmas Season?

How Have You Blessed Others this Christmas Season?

Christmas just made it to our calendars and oh, what a season it has been! Are you one of those people who experienced an outpouring of blessings this holiday season? Indeed, we have been blessed in many different ways during this time of the year. But while it is a privilege to receive something this Christmas, have you ever wondered […]