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Posted: April 17th, 2014 | Blog | No Comments

We are inundated with many images of kings, think: Lion King, King Kong, Elvis the King, even Don King (thank God he is not Manny Pacquiao’s promoter). Add King Arthur and his domain Camelot, an image so romantic, John F. Kennedy fancied...

Posted: April 9th, 2014 | Blog | No Comments

With rampant social media, people are more informed about each other’s means and lifestyles. And as we see what other people are enjoying that we are not, it is easy to think we are less blessed than we really are. Here are a few questions to...

Posted: April 2nd, 2014 | Blog | 1 Comment

You don't need a crystal ball to figure out if he or she is the right one for you.  This year I celebrate 32 years of being married to Marie. People ask me how I knew that Marie was the one. Frankly, I got really lucky or blessed whichever...

Posted: March 26th, 2014 | Blog | 3 Comments

A glass half-empty, has always been frowned upon as a pessimistic view of life. Not necessarily. What is the glass anyway? It is our mind or our way of thinking. Even the Bible says, that it is our minds that will either cause us to be...

Posted: March 19th, 2014 | Blog | No Comments

At 56 years old, I have had many embarrassing moments in my life. But one stands out, only because it was the most painful. I was eight years old, in a family reunion, when my granduncle (God bless his soul) embarrassingly proclaimed in...

Posted: March 12th, 2014 | Blog | 10 Comments

The dictionary defines “passion” as a very strong or compelling emotion towards something or someone.” It also means the willingness to suffer for something or someone.  Sometimes we lose our fire and passion, here is a short article to help...

Posted: March 5th, 2014 | Blog | 2 Comments

The picture above with Steve Murrell was taken on a boat trip in the Sea of Galillee. Hardly a week (in 28 years) goes by that I don’t thank God that I was discipled by a man who understands grace. It takes grace to move to the Philippines...

Posted: February 26th, 2014 | Blog | 11 Comments

In my recent trip to Japan I came across a story that parallels Tom Cruise's movie, The Last Samurai. The big difference is what I encountered was spiritual in nature, more significantly, it is a true story. I am certain that pastors,...

Posted: February 19th, 2014 | Blog | 19 Comments

An excerpt from a note left by a man who arrived unannounced. Unable to wait for my visitor to leave he left a note saying a big earthquake was going to hit Manila in two days. He wanted me to warn the congregation to prevent the loss of many...

Posted: February 12th, 2014 | Blog | 1 Comment

They met each other as five year olds at the small San Pedro Kindergarten, in the outlying city of Malabon, an outskirt city known for its fish trade. Both abandoned, he, raised by his grandparents after being rejected by parents. She, born...