Do You Want To Make Your Marriage Stronger? | Beyond Small Talk

Do You Want To Make Your Marriage Stronger? | Beyond Small Talk

Marriage requires hard work. There will be bumps along the way and battles you have to win together. When the road gets tough, do not give up. You can make your marriage stronger and rekindle the romance by following these tips from Beyond Small Talk hosts Peter and Christine Kairuz. Practice God’s command to “Die to yourself.” It means “when […]

Caring for the Called: Ministering to Ministers in Laguna 

Caring for the Called: Ministering to Ministers in Laguna 

Pastors and their spouses serve in the ministry for countless of hours. They are always there to encourage and pray for people. And they, too, need the equal support and care not just in the ministry work, but also, in their personal lives.  To help keep the marriage of pastors and their spouses ablaze, CBN Asia Prayer Center conducted a Ministering to Ministers (M2M) seminar at Hotel Marciano, Calamba City, Laguna, last February 15.  After […]

Do You Always Fight with Your Spouse? | Beyond Small Talk

Do You Always Fight with Your Spouse? | Beyond Small Talk

Misunderstandings and disagreements are part of marriage. They are normal and are in fact, healthy! According to David Klow, a licensed marriage and family therapist, as cited in the article How Much Fighting Is Too Much in a Relationship?, “Couples who are able to go through conflict into harmony end up having productive fights, which leads to greater intimacy.” But […]

Is It Really Possible to Heal Past Wounds?

Is It Really Possible to Heal Past Wounds?

Verbal abuse, they say, cuts deeper than physical pain. But, imagine how worse it can be if you suffered both.  Is healing still possible? Can you really heal from that painful past that prevents you from living your life today?  Yes. Take it from Mary Jane’s story.  Mary Jane is an intelligent teacher, a loving mother, and a faithful wife. However, her […]

Do You Want to be Accepted?

Do You Want to be Accepted?

Youth, beauty, and talent – Ney Leyva already got everything she needs to reach her ambitions and secure her sister’s future. After being raised solely by their grandmother, Ney shouldered the responsibility of being the family’s breadwinner. She worked as a professional dancer. However, when the local dance scene industry unfortunately plummeted, Ney suffered a huge financial loss. She then […]

Why Do Boholano Kids (and Parents) Love Superbook?

Why Do Boholano Kids (and Parents) Love Superbook?

A typical Filipino child enjoys watching television every day, especially animated shows. To the kids, it could be a fun, easy way to learn while keeping themselves entertained. To an 11-year-old boy named Paterno, watching children’s shows, especially his favorite animated series Superbook, is a perfect way to spend his Sundays. “Whenever I watch Superbook, I learn good life lessons. […]

What Does Your Faith Look Like?

What Does Your Faith Look Like?

For Rolly Monsura, his faith is like an array of different colors. For him, his life is God’s beautiful masterpiece.  Even after suffering from polio at such a young age, Rolly still sees a bright future ahead of him. He never lost hope because he knew that the God his father introduced to him is a good and loving God.  So instead of focusing on his health condition, Rolly honed his talent. The boy developed a passion in the […]

What does it mean to be a Christian Missionary?

What does it mean to be a Christian Missionary?

Joel Cabanes’ heart beats for the unreached.   His entire life was dedicated to reaching out people for Christ.   It all started when Joel chanced upon a film about missions which deeply touched his young heart. In the film, he saw how Christians were being persecuted and tested because of their faith.  “Even back then, all I wanted to do was serve God. I even prayed that if He will give me a […]

Donate and Watch ‘Joseph the Dreamer’ with Your Loved Ones!

Donate and Watch ‘Joseph the Dreamer’ with Your Loved Ones!

Be part of the dream! The Philippines’ longest running musical, Joseph the Dreamer, is back onstage starting February 21 to March 7 at the Globe Auditorium, Maybank Performing Arts Theater, BGC Arts Center. Trumpets, the country’s first professional Christian theater company, brings the re-imagined production of the hit musical – aiming to reach the new generation of audience and allow […]

Superbook in Batangas: Help Us Bring Back the Children’s Smiles

Superbook in Batangas: Help Us Bring Back the Children’s Smiles

Weeks after its eruption, the Taal Volcano continued to spew flumes of ash and smoke. Residents within the 14-kilometer danger zone fled to safe areas for refuge. To this day, families who used to live near the crater are suffering in the aftermath of the volcano’s eruption. Last January 24, together with Operation Blessing, Superbook visited two evacuation centers in […]

Aftermath: What Happens to Taal Eruption Survivors Now? | Operation Blessing

Aftermath: What Happens to Taal Eruption Survivors Now? | Operation Blessing

They lost their home and they lost all of their belongings. It’s as if they lost hope when they saw everything covered in ash. Ginalyn Lacay and her 6 children never thought that they would face danger right at their own home. They live in San Nicolas, Batangas, just a few kilometers away from the Taal Volcano itself. The majestic […]

Keys To A Successful Marriage | Beyond Small Talk

Keys To A Successful Marriage | Beyond Small Talk

Do you know your role as a husband or as a wife? As the Bible instructs, you are called to submit to one another out of your reverence for Christ. Wives are to submit to their husbands as you do to the Lord, while husbands are to love their wives just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up […]

Can You Still Thrive in Life Despite Cancer?

Can You Still Thrive in Life Despite Cancer?

Yes. Dr. Corazon Velasco is a living testimony to that. After being diagnosed with breast cancer, Corazon and her family experienced struggling financially. She is a dentist, but her profession was not enough to cover the medical bills. Having to shell out millions to cover her surgeries and chemotherapy caused conflict in her marriage. If one thinks it wouldn’t get […]

“If I pray to God, Would He Heal Me?”

“If I pray to God, Would He Heal Me?”

Jerby Santiago pondered on this question a lot of times before.  He has a critical heart condition. It needs to be treated immediately or his life will be on the line.  Jerby found out about his condition after suffering from an excruciating chest pain. The pumping capacity of his heart was below normal. If not treated any sooner, he has to undergo a heart transplant.  He tried a lot of […]

Coronavirus is Here, What Can You Do?

Coronavirus is Here, What Can You Do?

2020 has just begun, yet most people are already tired from the events that befell our beloved nation and other countries – a catastrophic volcanic eruption, war between countries, bush fires, death of a beloved sports icon, and now, the outbreak of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCov). According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2019-nCov is identified as […]