Approval from People or Approval of God?

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We all crave approval. Whether we’re wading through Instagram comparing our unfiltered lives to someone else’s filtered feed or building our own Facebook streak with friends, most if not all of us are ultimately looking for someone to accept us. Hence, our appetite for approval creeps in. Seeking approval and validation from people leads us to raising questions about ourselves …

Walk on Water or Stay in the Boat?

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The other day, I came to preach at a youth fire night and asked them a question. A question I also raised for a poll recently on Instagram—”Would you rather walk on water or stay in the boat?” And the answer is pretty obvious. Of course, people would rather walk on water with Jesus. Because that’s faith, they say. That’s …

From the Hitmaker of Callalily’s “Pansamantala” and “Magbalik” Comes a New Song About “Real Love”

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UNIFY Youth is an electronic Gospel rock band who recently launched their debut single “Sumigaw Ka” that transpired last March 13 at the 70’s Bistro, by which I am more than privileged to be a part of. Ergo, on the 30th of March 2018, their first original track will finally be available on all the digital music platforms. This newest …

Mental Illness and Christian Faith

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In the Asian culture and society, the mental health issues are highly stigmatized. Sadly, the recent tragedies or what most people call the alarming trend of suicide committed by both university and secondary school students in Asia are all over the Internet. For instance, Japan, a nation known for a long tradition of suicide and a nation that has the …

Are We Really Waiting On God Or Just Gushing Over The ‘Best Love Story?’

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“NAGMAHAL. NASAKTAN. NAGHINTAY.” In this day and age, the era of what we call the “millenials,” most of us get easily hooked on Korean dramas and movie plots that revolve around love, romance and happily-ever-after’s. Why? Because it is our innate desire to love and be loved. Not plainly because we’re all hopeless romantics but because deep within our soul, …

KITA KITA (I SEE YOU)

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Just last week, a friend and I have watched the movie “Kita Kita.” I remember saying, “SAMPU – Sampung baldeng luha ata ang binuhos ko sa pelikulang ito. Patatawanin ka sa simula tapos wawasakin ka sa dulo.” I say hats off to all the geniuses behind this downright plausible film. However, I also want to take this moment to speak to …

Comparison Kills Calling

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Why was Cain so jealous of Abel? We’ve all been so familiar with this story. The envious brother kills the faithful one. We’ve all focused on one particular lens which magnified their hearts when it comes to giving. But having read this again a few months back, I believe the Lord has revealed to me something I’ve never seen in …

Trusting God in the Wilderness

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In ballet, people only get to see the beauty of the dance, the elegance, class, sophistication and glamour. What most people miss are the strenuous days of hard work and training. They don’t get to see the bruises and the blisters. The pain and the bleeding. They have no idea how hard it is sometimes. How painful it is. They …