Wondering How You Can Support Your Child’s Learning? Check Out these Tips

Wondering How You Can Support Your Child’s Learning? Check Out these Tips

Now that schooling will be done differently because of the pandemic, you are probably thinking about what steps to take to support your child’s learning.  You might be wondering, “What will happen? What will schooling look like? Would it be efficient and effective?” Worry not! Beyond Small Talk is here to help you! Here are tips from The 700 Club Asia host and homeschooling mom, Felichi Pangilinan-Buizon, to help you guide your little ones as they navigate the new normal way […]

If I Pray, Can God Heal my Loved One from COVID-19?

If I Pray, Can God Heal my Loved One from COVID-19?

Deep inside Minda Donaire’s heart, she never believed that God could bring total healing for her daughter Jonalyn who tested positive for COVID-19. Jonalyn flew to Saudi Arabia to be a domestic worker with hopes of providing a good future for her three children who are left in the care of her mother Minda.  Fear started to plague Minda when in the midst of the outbreak, she lost all communications with her beloved daughter.  After a week, she received the news that her daughter […]

Asian Center for Missions: 25 Years of Serving God through Missions

Asian Center for Missions: 25 Years of Serving God through Missions

Towards no more unreached! The Asian Center for Missions (ACM), CBN Asia’s missionary training arm, is celebrating its 25th Anniversary this year. Since its inception in 1995, ACM has been providing cross-cultural missionary training to our kababayans who have been called by God to reach the nations and proclaim His saving love to unreached people groups. ACM also helps facilitate the deployment of missionaries and care for those who are already in the mission field – in close partnership […]

My Loved One is Talking About Suicide. What Should I Do?

My Loved One is Talking About Suicide. What Should I Do?

Have you been in this kind of situation before? Even when you have the best intentions, you could find yourself fumbling for words when someone confides in you that they are struggling with their mental health. Yes, it can be scary to talk to someone who has suicidal feelings – let alone a friend or a family member. But doing so can really make […]

Budgeting Tips for Couples During the New Normal | Beyond Small Talk

Budgeting Tips for Couples During the New Normal | Beyond Small Talk

Calling all husbands and wives! Are you looking for practical ways to successfully manage your family’s finances amid the pandemic? If you want to pave the road for better money management onto the new normal, check out these helpful budgeting tips from motivational speakers and Beyond Small Talk guests Vic and Avelynn Garcia: 1. Practice conjugal spending Even after tying the knot, a lot of couples still have separate properties, separate spending priorities, and yes – separate bills to […]

Are You Sure that Heaven is Your Destination? Here are 3 Truths to Assure You

Are You Sure that Heaven is Your Destination? Here are 3 Truths to Assure You

Everyone journeys through life with all roads leading to one destination – physical death. So, if you die today, would you know where you’ll go? You’d surely want to go to heaven, right? If you have decided to accept Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior, you are guaranteed of your eternity in heaven. Jesus said in John 5:24 (NIV), “Very truly I tell you, whoever hears my word […]

Charity amid a Crisis? 3 Questions to Ask Yourself as You Give during a Pandemic

Charity amid a Crisis? 3 Questions to Ask Yourself as You Give during a Pandemic

With months away from flipping the 2020 calendar, the battle against the pandemic is far from over. Healthcare workers still struggle with a shortage of protective equipment. More and more kababayans face unemployment as the economy dips. And, low-income families continue to wonder where to get their next meal. No doubt, the current crisis takes a heavy toll on every […]

3 Tips to Increase Your Income during this Pandemic | Beyond Small Talk

3 Tips to Increase Your Income during this Pandemic | Beyond Small Talk

Are you looking for ways to increase your income even amid this pandemic?  If yes, then you’re in the right place! Here are Beyond Small Talk guests Vic and Avelynn Garcia to share with you 3 simple yet significant ways to help you learn more and earn more during this crisis.   1. Know God’s plan for your life The well-known Jeremiah 29:11 verse says that God knows His plans for you, and […]

Hope Arises for Indigenous Families in Quezon | Operation Blessing

Hope Arises for Indigenous Families in Quezon | Operation Blessing

Indigenous communities are already experiencing hunger and poor access to healthcare and other essential services even before the COVID-19 outbreak happened. In fact, the United Nations reports that indigenous people are nearly 3 times as likely to be living in extreme poverty as their non-indigenous counterparts. The current pandemic made their condition much, much worse. The Dumagat Remontado tribe residing in Brgy. Lumutan, General Nakar, Quezon, was among those greatly affected. The virus poses graver health threat to their families while lockdowns in some parts of the country also prevent […]

Can You be a Hero from Zero?

Can You be a Hero from Zero?

You’ve probably read it in your history books. Every August 31, on National Heroes’ Day, the country commemorates the “Cry of Pugad Lawin” that started the revolt against the Spanish rule and celebrates the heroes of the Philippine Revolution. At present, August 31 is not just celebrated for the same reason. National Heroes’ Day has become a day to also celebrate modern-day Filipino heroes. You may ask, “Who are these so-called modern-day heroes?” They can […]

Make Homeschooling Extra Fun with Superbook!

Make Homeschooling Extra Fun with Superbook!

Exciting news for Superbook fans! You can now join Chris, Joy, and Gizmo in their time-travel adventures with Superbook DVD sets! With 13 action-packed and inspiring Bible stories in each set, kids and parents can enjoy one weekly lesson together for up to 3 months. Superbook DVD sets come with fun and informative discussion guides. Parents can guide their kids […]

4 Keys to Unlock God’s Blessings Even During a Pandemic | Beyond Small Talk

4 Keys to Unlock God’s Blessings Even During a Pandemic | Beyond Small Talk

“Where is God’s blessing in this crisis?” As the whole world continues to grapple with the pandemic, you may have heard someone asked this question. Perhaps, you even asked yourself this question, too. Although struggles are part of life, you can still thrive! God is more than willing to bless you, prosper you, and give you hope and a future (Jeremiah 29:11 NIV). Check out these 4 keys to unlocking God’s blessings amid crisis, shared […]

Ogie and Moira’s Inspiring New Song “Beautiful” Draws Positive Comments

Ogie and Moira’s Inspiring New Song “Beautiful” Draws Positive Comments

Where do you find hope amid these trying times? With all that is happening nowadays, finding hope and staying positive has been a challenge for everyone. This is what inspired singer-songwriter Ogie Alcasid to team up with another OPM icon, Moira Dela Torre, to compose a new song titled “Beautiful”. The song was released last August 14 under Star Music, […]

4 Tips to Survive and Thrive in a Financial Crisis | Beyond Small Talk

4 Tips to Survive and Thrive in a Financial Crisis | Beyond Small Talk

Undeniably, the COVID-19 pandemic has greatly affected the Philippine economy. In fact, the country’s gross domestic product shrank by 16.5% in the 2nd quarter of 2020 – the sharpest drop ever according to the Philippine Statistics Authority. This translates to more and more Filipinos reeling from the impact of financial crisis. You can turn this crisis into an opportunity. Yes, crises can be opportunities, but only when you prepare for them. So, read on […]

To Aid Workers, Donors, and Volunteers, Here’s a Prayer for You this World Humanitarian Day

To Aid Workers, Donors, and Volunteers, Here’s a Prayer for You this World Humanitarian Day

Living in fear and uncertainty. With all that is happening around, some might agree that these two words could possibly summarize the first half of 2020. We’ve witnessed a volcano’s unrest, a deadly pandemic and economic crisis, bush fires, strong typhoons, and a recent bombing in a neighboring country. It’s no wonder why some people are swept up with feelings of hopelessness. Despite these, there are still people who tirelessly give their efforts to lighten the burden of […]