Holiday Stress? You’re Not Alone | Beyond Small Talk

Holiday Stress? You’re Not Alone | Beyond Small Talk

Christmas is just around the corner! While it’s called the most wonderful time of the year with all the holiday parties, getaways, gift-giving, and festive decorations wherever you turn, there are people who are still lonely, anxious, and depressed. As a matter of fact, surveys say that many people’s stress level elevate during the holidays. If you are one of […]

What to Do when Someone You Know has AIDS? | World AIDS Day 2019

What to Do when Someone You Know has AIDS? | World AIDS Day 2019

Every time December arrives, people normally think of the holidays and the celebrations that they could cherish with loved ones and communities. Unbeknownst to many, the 1st of December and the rest of the month are also important opportunities to observe the World AIDS Day. Bannering the theme Communities Make the Difference, this year’s commemoration encourages every individual to unite in the fight against Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), and show support for people living with it. According to World AIDS Day.org, there are an estimated 36.7 […]

What is the Value of My Life?

What is the Value of My Life?

Alfie Persia used to ask this question over and over again. He never expected that searching for the answer would change his seemingly perfect childhood and affect his life forever.  In a sudden turn of events, Alfie found out that the man he grew up with was not his real father. After that revelation, Alfie had to be separated from the adoptive parent who provides for his studies. […]

Stressed Out? Here’s What the Bible Says

Stressed Out? Here’s What the Bible Says

The hard truth is – the Bible does not promise a stress-free life. Although stress is not stated in the Bible, negative emotions are usually connected with it, such as worry, anxiety, and troubles. Jesus forewarned in John 16:33 that in this world you will have many trials and sorrows. It’s not always smooth sailing, but unforeseen storms in life […]

5 Tips on Managing Work-Related Stress

5 Tips on Managing Work-Related Stress

Tight deadlines. Increased workload. Demanding bosses. Are you drowning with responsibilities and feeling overwhelmed with the demands of your job? If stress is already interfering with your emotional, physical, or mental health, here are 5 tips that can help you deal with work-related stress from Beyond Small Talk hosts. Plan ahead. This may sound like a cliché, but one of […]

Stress Management: Ways To Cope With It – Beyond SmallTalk

Stress Management: Ways To Cope With It – Beyond SmallTalk

Stress is normal. According to Cleveland Clinic, “The human body is designed to experience stress and react to it. Stress can be positive, keeping us alert, motivated, and ready to avoid danger.” But then, stress can also become negative “when a person faces continuous challenges without relief or relaxation between stressors.” So, if you are constantly anxious and always see […]

Feeling Stressed? – Beyond Small Talk

Feeling Stressed? – Beyond Small Talk

The Philippines is the 2nd most stressed and most emotional country in the world last year with 58% next to Greece with only 1% difference, says Gallup’s Annual Global Emotions report in an article entitled Philippines among most stressed, emotional countries — Gallup report by Gaea Katreena Cabico of Philstar. Stress is something that everyone deals with, but not all […]

3 Steps to Breaking Free from Sin – Beyond Small Talk

3 Steps to Breaking Free from Sin – Beyond Small Talk

Sins, no matter how big or small, keep a man away from God. Are you tired of tolerating and committing the same sins over and over again? Do you want to break free from sins, but don’t know where to start? Here are 3 practical steps toward your path to freedom, discussed by Beyond Small Talk hosts Peter Kairuz, Erick […]

Pregnant Teenager – Seeking Salvation

Pregnant Teenager – Seeking Salvation

When her boyfriend couldn’t take responsibility after finding out that she is pregnant, Carmela saw herself alone, confused, and lonely. Afraid to tell her condition to her parents, the 19-year-old Carmela kept it a secret. As time passed by, she can’t hide the symptoms of pregnancy any longer. Anxiety and regret paralyzed her. “I can’t do anything but cry. I […]

Values education in Masbate Learning is Fun Children’s Center is Super Fun with Superbook!

Values education in Masbate Learning is Fun Children’s Center is Super Fun with Superbook!

Gizmo and the Superbook Crew traveled all the way to Brgy. Baga-Uma, Masbate on September 14, 2019, to join the 10th founding anniversary celebration of Masbate Learning is Fun Children’s Center. Hundreds of kids sang and grooved with Gizmo during the Superbook Caravan at Tica Maristela Cultural and Sports Complex in Aroroy, Masbate. Gizmo and the Superbook Crew were warmly […]

Giving as worship – CBN Asia Pillars celebrated God’s Favor and Faithfulness

Giving as worship – CBN Asia Pillars celebrated God’s Favor and Faithfulness

A day of thanksgiving and extraordinary blessings. To appreciate the unfaltering support of the CBN Asia partners and recognize God’s faithfulness in their lives, the CBN Asia Pillars celebrated their 15th Annual Gathering and Fellowship at The 700 Club Asia studio in Makati, on October 24. CBN Asia long-time committed partners termed as Pillars opened the gathering by honoring God […]

How To Be A Good Father – Beyond Small Talk

How To Be A Good Father – Beyond Small Talk

Fathers, do not minimize your role in your children’s growth. Did you know that according to an article entitled The Science of Dad and the ‘Father Effect’ by Joshua A. Krisch of Fatherly, kids who grow up with strong fatherly presence have a low percentage of dropping out of school and be apt to avoid high-risk behaviors into adulthood? In […]

Would you still choose to give when you only have 4 years left to live?

Would you still choose to give when you only have 4 years left to live?

Without hesitation, Abraham Gorospe answered a resounding “yes.” Diagnosed with Chronic Kidney Failure, Abraham was told that he only has 4 years left to live. Instead of shutting his world down, Abraham allowed this trial to mold his heart into humility and generosity. As a man of music, Abraham used the power of words and melody to praise God for […]

The Roles of a Husband in Marriage – Beyond Small Talk

The Roles of a Husband in Marriage – Beyond Small Talk

Are you fulfilling your role as a husband? While women are called to submit, husbands have greater responsibility. God commands in Ephesians 5:25-27 NIV, “Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her to make her holy, cleansing her by the washing with water through the word, and to present her to himself […]

3 Reasons Why Men need a Mentor

3 Reasons Why Men need a Mentor

Admit it or not, men, you have the tendency to take matters into your own hands and deal with your struggles by yourselves. But then, God did not create you to be alone. You need brothers in Christ who will speak over your life to help you grow, mature, and reach your full potential in God. It is clear in […]