Abused and Angered but Changed by God | Alexces Sumalague Story

Abused and Angered but Changed by God | Alexces Sumalague Story

The world has been unfair to him.  His mother was nowhere to be found. His father was abusive. The grandmother who took care of him taught him to use his fists to fight and defend himself.  Wounded and defensive, Alexces grew up nurturing hate instead of love in his heart.  He would fight everyone who would try to hurt him. He swore he’d kill his father when he gets the chance. He wished […]

Forgiving Yourself | God’s Word Today

Forgiving Yourself | God’s Word Today

“I…will not remember thy sins.” Isaiah 43:25, KJV “God has forgiven me, but I just cannot forgive myself.”  You may never have said it, but perhaps you have thought it.  You can do one of two things:  You can go through life constantly defeated, or else you can follow the following guidelines that will tell you how to forgive yourself–once […]

Questioning God’s Goodness | God’s Word Today

Questioning God’s Goodness | God’s Word Today

“Though He slay me, yet will I trust Him.  Even so, I will defend my own ways before Him.” – Job 13:15, NKJV Afflictions come to us in all sizes and shapes. I am thinking of two individuals in particular‑‑one of whom sustained brain damage in a sports injury and then faced a life‑long physical impairment, and another who has […]

“Oyayi” Bags the Best Children and Youth Program Award in the 39th CMMA

“Oyayi” Bags the Best Children and Youth Program Award in the 39th CMMA

CBN Asia’s Oyayi bags the Best Children and Youth Program award at the 39th Catholic Mass Media Awards (CMMA) on Wednesday, October 25, 2017.  Produced in partnership with the National Council for Children’s Television (NCCT), Oyayi is committed to promote timeless lessons about love for the family, appreciation of culture and arts, and preservation of the environment.   “This CMMA award encourages us to continue in our desire to produce programs for […]

Challenging Culture | God’s Word Today

Challenging Culture | God’s Word Today

“But even if you should suffer for what is right, you are blessed. ‘Do not fear their threats; do not be frightened.’ But in your hearts revere Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect.” – […]

The Death of Good Intentions | God’s Word Today

The Death of Good Intentions | God’s Word Today

But God said to him, “You fool! This very night your life will be demanded from you. Then who will get what you have prepared for yourself?” – Luke 12:20 One of the illusions that we live with is that there is always plenty of time later on, so we procrastinate, full of good intentions, thinking that we’ll do that later.  […]

The High Cost of Adultery | God’s Word Today

The High Cost of Adultery | God’s Word Today

“A man who commits adultery lacks judgment; whoever does so destroys himself.”  Proverbs 6:32 When I asked the Episcopal Bishop of Liberia what was the greatest problem facing families in his country, he immediately responded:  “Unfaithfulness in marriage, in at least 90% of our homes.”  The bishop gave me a straightforward answer untainted with excuses or justification.  He could well […]

A Take Away before Getting Married | CBN Asia Prayer Center

A Take Away before Getting Married | CBN Asia Prayer Center

Ministering to Ministers (M2M) is a CBN Asia program to minister to the spouses of ministry partners, focusing on nurturing marriages and taking care of their families. But then, there are singles who find themselves attending the program for some reasons. So was the case of Jojo Tizon, MIS officer of Jesus Is Lord Church – Dipolog. Jojo was a […]

When Conscience is Silenced | God’s Word Today

When Conscience is Silenced | God’s Word Today

“Such teachings come through hypocritical liars, whose consciences have been seared as with a hot iron.” – 1Timothy 4:2 Pol Pot’s death was lamented when he died—not because he was loved by fellow Cambodians.  To the contrary, his death was a disappointment to many because like Adolf Hitler and Joseph Stalin, he died without being held accountable for the millions […]

Left by those who Loved Them | God’s Word Today

Left by those who Loved Them | God’s Word Today

“Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world.” – James 1:27 It was late at night as my taxi made its way from the airport in San Jose, Costa Rica to the small hotel where I was staying.  […]

Does God Know we don’t Believe in Him? | God’s Word Today

Does God Know we don’t Believe in Him? | God’s Word Today

“Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” John 8:32 Suppose you are a young man whose best friend has a sister whom you have heard about but never met.  Your friend describes her jet black hair, and lovely eyes, her outgoing vivacious personality and her fun-loving disposition.  The more you hear about her, the […]

CBN Asia Pillars Celebrated God’s Faithfulness

CBN Asia Pillars Celebrated God’s Faithfulness

CBN Asia Pillars celebrated its 13th Annual Gathering and Fellowship at the Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria on October 7, 2017. With the theme “Love the Word, Live the Word,” this year’s fellowship became a special day of thanksgiving filled with highlights of the past year and testimonies over lunch while honoring God and the CBN Asia partners. This gathering happens […]

The Ingredients of a Life Worth Living | God’s Word Today

The Ingredients of a Life Worth Living | God’s Word Today

“And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.” – Colossians 3:17 Question:  What drives your life?  “I owe, I owe, so off to work I go,” says the message on a car bumper sticker.  But is debt really the drive shaft […]

Slave to Gambling, Now Free in God | Danilo Palomar Story

Slave to Gambling, Now Free in God | Danilo Palomar Story

Unknowingly, Danilo Palomar was trapped in a cage. It seemed pleasurable yet Danilo grew up behind the bars of gambling. Passed on by his parents, Danilo resorted to borrowing money so that he could play the game of luck. Worst is that he would waste the money, which he saved for school as a working student, on gambling. Danilo remained […]

There’s No Stopping the Fun! – Gizmo visits Marikina for the Superbook Caravan

There’s No Stopping the Fun! – Gizmo visits Marikina for the Superbook Caravan

The rain poured heavily in Marikina on Saturday, September 30, but it didn’t stop the Marikeños – both children & parents, from going to the Midland Covered Court for an amazing time watching and learning from the adventures of Chris, Joy and Gizmo! Children showed excitement, which made the day brighter and more exciting despite the gloomy weather. One of those […]