Are You Spiritually Healthy?

Are You Spiritually Healthy?

The pandemic stress is real. You see its effects and how it has taken its toll on people’s physical, mental, and emotional health. If you are one of those who are reeling from these effects, you might also need extra effort to stay spiritually healthy. As a human being, you were created as a living soul (Genesis 2:7 KJB), to dwell in a physical body, and live eternally as a spirit. It is also clear in 3 John 1:2 NLT that God cares for your body, soul, and spirit, “Dear […]

How Do I Move on After my Husband Left Me?

How Do I Move on After my Husband Left Me?

Rosemarie Ang asked this question to herself one too many times.  She was left reeling when her husband revealed that he was leaving for another woman.   Shocked, devastated, and scared of what the future would bring, Rosemarie worried for the welfare of her 4 children and the gas station business that was left in her care. “I knelt in front of my husband. I begged […]

Ways to Develop your Prayer Life as a Man – Beyond Small Talk

Ways to Develop your Prayer Life as a Man – Beyond Small Talk

“Real men pray.” Have you ever heard this phrase? It is true. As a man, your one-on-one time with God is the most important thing you must build in your relationship. When your priority is to seek Him first in all that you do, everything else will fall into their proper place. Together with Peter Kairuz and Jan Manual, Beyond […]

‘We have nothing to eat’: Here’s How You Can help Hungry, Underserved Families

‘We have nothing to eat’: Here’s How You Can help Hungry, Underserved Families

To Alejandra Mapa, food has now become a privilege. Since the lockdown started, Alejandra and her 23-year-old daughter struggled to put food on their table. As a single parent, she used to work as a laundrywoman to support the needs of her daughter who is mentally challenged. And as if their present hardships were not enough, the pandemic suddenly left her jobless. The 67-year-old mother has earned nothing in the last months and continues to worry about her beloved daughter. All […]

Discover the Startling Truth on the Origins and Spread of COVID-19 in “Outbreak”

Discover the Startling Truth on the Origins and Spread of COVID-19 in “Outbreak”

As the world reels under the weight of the COVID-19 pandemic, troubling questions remain unanswered. At some point, you might have asked, “What is the truth behind the COVID-19 outbreak?” Did the virus first appear in a Wuhan Wet Market or did it escape from a nearby laboratory? How could a localized virus spread so quickly and mutate into an infectious global wave of […]

How Can I Come Back to God?

How Can I Come Back to God?

Have you ever felt so distant from God? Or perhaps, you feel like you never had a relationship with Him? Was there a time when you don’t feel like going to church or praying and you don’t feel His presence anymore? If you now feel that unexplainable sorrow, frustration, and emptiness in your heart – God is inviting you to come back to Him. God cares for you. God loves you so much that He doesn’t want you to […]

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 […]

Is there Hope Away from Home?

Is there Hope Away from Home?

To Angelito Lardizabal, hope is wherever the heart of God is. For over a decade now, Angelito continues to serve as a missionary and pastor in Bangkok, Thailand. His passion to share the Good News to other nations sparked when he attended a mission conference with CBN Asia Founder, Gordon Robertson. “Sir Gordon challenged all the participants to be involved in this mission training that he wanted to start in the Philippines,” Angelito recalled. The mission training was later […]

How secure are you today?

How secure are you today?

With the chaos and confusion brought by the COVID-19 pandemic, it is high time to ask yourself. Do you still feel safe? Are you longing for security? Has fear and worry gripped your heart? With all the negative news these days, without a doubt, the pandemic has left people longing for security – financially, physically, emotionally, and spiritually. Is it still possible to find peace and feel secure in the midst of these trying […]

What does COVID-19 mean to families who are already struggling?

What does COVID-19 mean to families who are already struggling?

It could be devastating. For vulnerable and poverty-stricken families, COVID-19 could mean hunger and helplessness. And as you read this article, hundreds of them remain overburdened due to the pandemic. One of them is Mary Rose Gonzales’s household. Even before the crisis hit the country, their family was already struggling to make ends meet. They used to rely on his husband’s humble earnings as a gadget repairman. Now that the lockdown […]

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 […]

Dear Dad, Here’s Something We Want to Tell You

Dear Dad, Here’s Something We Want to Tell You

You are loved. You are appreciated. You have always shown your love in the best way you know how. You may not be perfect, but you are a work-in-progress. This Father’s Day, we want to honor you. To the father who works hard for his family,  You turn the day into night and the night into day – all to provide the needs of your family. We may never know how much […]

Tips to Keep Kids Safe and Sound during Quarantine | National Safe Kids Week

Tips to Keep Kids Safe and Sound during Quarantine | National Safe Kids Week

In light of the new normal, homes have now become more than just a place to live in. They have also turned into the new office for adults, and a new school or playground for the children. So, what can parents do to keep the children safe and sound while they are staying at home? This National Safe Kids Week, here are 3 tips to help create a safer place for your little ones: Create a safety checklist As kids grow and […]

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 […]