Does God Care About How You Treat the Environment?

Does God Care About How You Treat the Environment?

Absolutely. God cares so much about His creation, and how you care – or not care – for the environment says a lot about how you value what’s important to Him. To help you have a firm grasp on that thought this Environmental Awareness Month, here are 3 straight-from-The-Bible reasons why you should care for the creation, too: 1. The […]

Do you have an Attitude of Gratitude? Here are 3 Ways to Express it

Do you have an Attitude of Gratitude? Here are 3 Ways to Express it

Are you ready for the year 2020 to be done?  After all that has happened – from the threat of volcanic eruption to a deadly pandemic, the aftermath of the back-to-back typhoons to the loss of your livelihood even loved ones – you might have muttered, “Can this year end already?”  Is it possible to be thankful to God in the midst of all the troubles and challenges you face? Indeed, it is.  The Bible says, “Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ […]

“God’s outpour of blessings did not stop. Here’s what He did in our lives”

“God’s outpour of blessings did not stop. Here’s what He did in our lives”

Lourdes Cresencio blurted out these words. She could not believe the miracle that was set before her eyes. Before that, Lourdes remembered experiencing an extreme low when she suffered heart attack while her husband suffered stroke. They were caught off-guard. They had no money to cover their medical expenses that amounted to more than a million pesos.  “I asked, ‘Why is this happening to us?’ We were so unprepared financially, yet […]

World Diabetes Day: Declaring God’s Truth Over this Disease

World Diabetes Day: Declaring God’s Truth Over this Disease

Diabetes is a life-changing disease.  If not treated and managed properly, the chronic disease could lead to various complications in the body system.   If you have diabetes, managing the disease could not have been easy.   The “normal” you once knew had to change. Diet needs to be improved. Lifestyle needs to be reshaped. Restrictions need to be implemented. And your family needs to be equipped with your […]

Teacher, Check out these 5 Self-care Tips for You! | Beyond Small Talk

Teacher, Check out these 5 Self-care Tips for You! | Beyond Small Talk

Modules. Online classes. Reports. Sounds familiar, don’t they? In fact, they are so familiar and important that you tend to give your all to provide quality learning experience to your students. They are so valuable that sometimes, these things that you love to do become the source of your stress and burnout. Influencer, mental health advocate, and Beyond Small Talk host Jericho Arceo shares helpful self-care tips so teachers and educators like you can […]

Affected by Disasters? Here are 6 Ways to Help You Cope

Affected by Disasters? Here are 6 Ways to Help You Cope

Super Typhoon Rolly wreaked havoc in the Bicol region and nearby provinces last week. Inquirer reported that according to the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), the typhoon was by far the strongest this year. Disasters like typhoons can have a lasting impact on people’s lives. It can serve as a lesson to better prepare people for the next calamities or it can cause traumas and anxieties among those who were severely affected. It can take a […]

Are Ghosts Real? What Does the Bible Say About Them?

Are Ghosts Real? What Does the Bible Say About Them?

You probably have seen shows or films about people who encountered ghosts during their lifetime. Some are just fictional funny stories, but some bring real crippling fear. Maybe you’ve already heard of countless spooky ghost stories from people you know. And for those with real encounters, this has become an evident source of fear and paranoia. Are ghosts even real? […]

Is Church Necessary?

Is Church Necessary?

You probably grew up knowing that the church is just a building that people visit every Sunday. However, in a Christian life, a church is much more than that. What is church, really? The church that the Bible refers to comes from the Greek word “ecclesia” which means congregation, assembly or meeting. It is not a structure but an assembly […]

Keep Your Child Focused and Engaged while Learning at Home! Here’s How

Keep Your Child Focused and Engaged while Learning at Home! Here’s How

What are the challenges that you and your child encounter during distance learning? For some children, it can be challenging to maintain focus and stay engaged as they learn inside your home-slash-classroom-slash-quarantine place. The good thing is, with your support, they can still thrive amid challenges. You can ensure that they would participate well during their classes and accomplish their distance learning tasks. To help keep your child focused and engaged, check out […]

Do Miraculous Healings Still Happen Today?

Do Miraculous Healings Still Happen Today?

Inutile. Hopeless. Better off dead. These are the words that Joseline Adversalo used to describe herself when she found out that she has rheumatic heart disease. Joseline lost hope and spiraled into depression when she learned that apart from the serious disease that damaged her heart’s valve, she also has a growing cyst on her chest. Their family felt like they were drowning in financial problems on top of her health challenge. They were faced with overwhelming and seemingly unending problems. This […]

Thank you, Pastor! | Pastor Appreciation Month

Thank you, Pastor! | Pastor Appreciation Month

2020 has been no ordinary year. Pastors like you have endured much more than expected. Church lockdowns, financial challenges, and unexpected shift to digital discipleship are just some of the many challenges that you and the church face head on. Yet, you continue to trust God in times of difficulties and seek ways to look after His flock of sheep. You actively devote yourself to reach out to the hurting and the […]

God, Is My Life Still Worth Living?

God, Is My Life Still Worth Living?

While sitting in the dark corner of her room, Noreen Dela Cruz kept on thinking why she couldn’t get out of the black pit of depression and hopelessness. Noreen harbored pain and sadness inside her heart while growing up and seeing her parents constantly fight against each other.  She found temporary solace in the arms of her grandfather, but when the latter died, her life became even darker. Grief overpowered the young and naïve Noreen. This is when she […]

Distance Learning: 5 Tips for Working Parents

Distance Learning: 5 Tips for Working Parents

One week into distance learning – how is your child’s studies so far? If you are a working parent, how are you juggling your work-from-home setup while supporting your child’s education? Do you also wonder and look for ways on how you can manage your full-time work and your child’s learning all at the same time? We got you! Homeschooling mom and Beyond Small Talk host Felichi Buizon shares 5 practical tips to help you efficiently support your child’s learning while you work: Identify […]

What Makes You Smile? | World Smile Day

What Makes You Smile? | World Smile Day

What makes you smile? A shared moment with your loved ones? A random act of kindness or some good news? How about doing something that makes other people smile? For us in CBN Asia and our Family of Ministries, it’s proclaiming the Good News and sharing God’s love to our kababayans. It’s putting a smile on God’s face, and helping you smile, too! This World Smile Day, take a look at these smile-filled moments that […]

Distance Learning? 5 Back-to-school Tips Every Parent Should Know

Distance Learning? 5 Back-to-school Tips Every Parent Should Know

Back to school during a pandemic? It’s another first for many parents. As learning goes on now that the Department of Education stands firm on reopening the classes on October 5, schools, teachers, students, and parents like you will be navigating new modes of learning such as online classes, radio and TV broadcasts, and printed learning modules. You and your child might be wondering about how to survive and thrive distance learning. Grab your pen and paper and check out […]