Calling All Men! Here are 3 Reasons Why You Need a Mentor

Calling All Men! Here are 3 Reasons Why You 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 and bear all your burdens. You need brothers who will speak over your life to help you grow, mature, and reach your full potential in God. It is clear in Proverbs […]

How to be a Better Dad If You Grow up Fatherless | Beyond Small Talk

How to be a Better Dad If You Grow up Fatherless | Beyond Small Talk

Millions of children are growing up without fathers for different reasons. It could be because the father has abandoned the family or has already passed away. It could also be because the father is distant or is working away from home. Whatever the reason may be, growing up without a solid father figure is a huge challenge for men who wish to be a father. Now, the questions arise: when a fatherless man becomes a father, what […]

On Money and Making Love: How Should Couples Talk About These During A Crisis?

On Money and Making Love: How Should Couples Talk About These During A Crisis?

Without a doubt, the COVID-19 pandemic has stalled a lot of livelihoods and has caused families struggling to ‘stay afloat’ financially. Likewise, the stress brought by the crisis could affect the ways couples keep their love alive. Now, how can husbands and wives have ‘the talk’ without creating too much tension and compromising the relationship? Beyond Small Talk hosts Peter and Christine Kairuz share 7 helpful tips on how married couples should talk about budgeting and making love during […]

Is There a Way to Overcome My Fears?

Is There a Way to Overcome My Fears?

Agnes Renegado asked the same question when constant nightmares started haunting her – disturbing her sleeps.  It left her restless and filled her once peaceful life with extreme fear and emotional trauma. “I would always cry because I always felt afraid. I would talk to my husband and ask him if he thinks I’m losing my mind,” Agnes narrated. Her condition got worse and started affecting her livelihood. The several rejections she […]

11 Ways to a Better Marriage amid Quarantine | Beyond Small Talk

11 Ways to a Better Marriage amid Quarantine | Beyond Small Talk

How is your relationship with your spouse lately? If you had a hard time answering that question, perhaps it is time to pause and reflect today. In a time of a global pandemic, it is not always “marriage as usual.” You may be grateful to be with your family at this time of quarantine, but worries, uncertainties, and responsibilities could still pile up and get the best of you and your partner. To help you overcome, Beyond Small […]

Where Do You Find Healing and Comfort Amid COVID-19?

Where Do You Find Healing and Comfort Amid COVID-19?

Dory Evangelista faced this question when her sister began showing symptoms of COVID-19. That time, Dory and her sister, who are both overseas Filipino workers in Dubai, felt utter distress and did not know where or who to turn to. Crippled by fear in a foreign country, Dory cried every night – fervently asking God to remove her worries. “I was extremely worried because of what I read […]

How to Deal with Conflict in Your Marriage | Beyond Small Talk

How to Deal with Conflict in Your Marriage | Beyond Small Talk

Have you noticed conflicts with your spouse piling up during this quarantine? How do you deal with misunderstandings during a challenging time? You may already be facing daily marital challenges, and now, with the current pandemic – you and your spouse can find it harder than ever to steer the family boat. Conflict in marriage is not bad. It is natural and normal because you and your spouse are two different people with different backgrounds and […]

Listen to Songs and Stories that Inspire the Soul in “One Music One Hope!”

Listen to Songs and Stories that Inspire the Soul in “One Music One Hope!”

Are you one of those people who turn to music for comfort and inspiration? Are you searching for inspiring songs to uplift you this quarantine season? One Music One Hope is here to remind you of better days ahead! Watch and hear some of your favorite artists as they sing your favorite hits, on CBN Asia’s newest online show, One Music. One Hope,  LIVE every Friday, at 8:00 PM, on the CBN Asia, The 700 Club Asia, Batang Superbook, and I Can […]

Feeling Stressed because of COVID-19? | Beyond Small Talk

Feeling Stressed because of COVID-19? | Beyond Small Talk

Last 2018, the Philippines ranked as the 2nd most stressed and most emotional country in the world in the Gallup’s Annual Global Emotions report cited in an article entitled Philippines among most stressed, emotional countries — Gallup report by Gaea Katreena Cabico of Philstar. If you are one of those that experience sudden bouts of irritability, low energy, chest pain […]

13 Reasons Why We Can Hold On to Life

13 Reasons Why We Can Hold On to Life

If you’re reading this, it’s not too late for you. In a world that is full of challenges, uncertainty, pain – and now, a global pandemic – it is easy to forget God’s beautiful promises for you and just give up.  The good thing is: God never gives up on you! When you got a number of reasons to give up, God gives you 13 reasons and more to hold on to life and keep going. Take a moment to soak in these 13 promises […]

Discover God’s promises in “Love the Word, Live the Word”

Discover God’s promises in “Love the Word, Live the Word”

Are you struggling to believe in God as you deal with life’s ups and downs? Are you looking for help in learning more about His Word? Your search is over! CBN Asia brings you Love the Word, Live the Word – a brand-new weekly online show where Christian personalities and influencers come together to share with you meaningful conversations about […]

Is Your Mental Health Affected by the COVID-19 Crisis? Beyond Small Talk Wants to Help You

Is Your Mental Health Affected by the COVID-19 Crisis? Beyond Small Talk Wants to Help You

The #COVID19 is a crisis and everyone is trying their best to cope up right now. If you are unable to perform your everyday tasks, isolating yourself from work or your loved ones, or physically abusing yourself, you are not alone. According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the “outbreak of #COVID19 crisis may be stressful for people. Fear […]

Debunking 10 Common Myths on Mental Health – Beyond Small Talk

Debunking 10 Common Myths on Mental Health – Beyond Small Talk

Judged. Mocked. Discriminated.  These are what people with mental health struggles deal with every day because of stigma.  In fact, the Department of Health, as cited by Philippine Star in their article DOH: It’s time to talk about, address depression made an alarming statement, “We need to start talking about depression to end the stigma surrounding mental health because, when left unattended, it can lead to suicide.”  Learn, […]

Ogie and Regine Alcasid Brought Hope Amid COVID-19 on “One Music. One Hope.”

Ogie and Regine Alcasid Brought Hope Amid COVID-19 on “One Music. One Hope.”

Is it still possible to see glimmers of hope amid a global pandemic?  Yes, says Asia’s songbird, Regine Velasquez-Alcasid who shared how she prays to keep herself focused on God during these trying times, during the CBN Asia’s online concert, “One Music. One Hope.” last April 28. Regine and her husband, ultimate singer-songwriter Ogie Alcasid, brought the message of God’s love, hope and healing to kababayans as they rendered powerful performances and shared […]

4 Ways to Support Loved Ones with Mental Health Struggles – Beyond Small Talk

4 Ways to Support Loved Ones with Mental Health Struggles – Beyond Small Talk

Anyone can have mental health struggles and it can be difficult to recognize. Unlike a physical wound that is easy to spot, mental struggles are internal wars hidden behind a smile, a hello, and the telltale phrase “I’m okay.” According to Mayo Clinic, some of the warning signs you should watch out for are “excessive fears or worries, or extreme feelings of […]