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 […]

A Ray of Hope from you, for the Cagayanos

A Ray of Hope from you, for the Cagayanos

“I feel so hopeless whenever I remember what happened,” lamented Victor dela Cruz, a 50-year-old resident of Amulung in Cagayan Valley. He could not help but become emotional every time he recalls the tragedy they experienced when Typhoon Ulysses lashed some parts of Luzon and caused major damage in the Cagayan region. When the waters flooded their whole barangay, all their livestock – including a carabao and a cattle – drowned because they had to ensure the safety of their […]

Beneath the Wonders are Woes: 3 Ways to Genuinely Care for Indigenous Kababayans

Beneath the Wonders are Woes: 3 Ways to Genuinely Care for Indigenous Kababayans

Aetas. Lumad. Mangyan. Dumagat. Matigsalug. Have you heard any of these Indigenous Peoples groups before? What comes to your mind when you hear about them? You would surely agree that indigenous communities are rich in traditions and culture. When it comes to livelihood, nature is their friend as they are talented in fishing and agriculture. More than the vibrant-colored garments and tribal patterns, they take pride on their solid sets of beliefs, innate resiliency, and the ability to thrive on their own without having to conform […]

“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 […]

Be Part of Our Relief Efforts! Send Hope and Healing through Operation Blessing

Be Part of Our Relief Efforts! Send Hope and Healing through Operation Blessing

The massive flood brought by the recent typhoons have turned hectares of rice fields into lakes. Because of this, farmers like Ignacio Victoria cannot help but to look over the flooded fields and lament over their huge loss. It is hard for him to absorb that their main source of livelihood is now submerged in flood waters, and they are not able to salvage any of it. “I […]

Looking for Ways to Help Families Hit by Typhoon Ulysses?

Looking for Ways to Help Families Hit by Typhoon Ulysses?

Houses fully submerged in flood waters. Families drenched on their rooftops. Vulnerable individuals pleading for help and rescue. Have you seen these tragic images that circulated online in recent days during and after Typhoon Ulysses? Perhaps, you have also experienced some of these overwhelming scenarios, too. Still reeling from Typhoon Quinta and Typhoon Rolly’s impact, our kababayans were caught flat-footed when Typhoon Ulysses lashed Luzon last weekend. Typhoon Ulysses did not just trigger massive flooding – it also displaced thousands of families, claimed […]

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 […]

Bracing for Impact: Operation Blessing Prepositions Team to Aid Families in Albay

Bracing for Impact: Operation Blessing Prepositions Team to Aid Families in Albay

Braving the chilly cold winds, raging flood, and heavy rains brought by Typhoon Ulysses, CBN Asia’s humanitarian arm, the Operation Blessing Foundation Philippines team, is now prepositioned in Albay to conduct nonstop relief efforts.  The Operation Blessing’s disaster response team, together with faithful church partners and selfless volunteers, are now on standby – ready to deliver much-needed food and non-food items to more than 500 displaced families in Camalig, Polangui, and Libon.  You too, can bring aid […]

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 […]

Setting up Online Events for Kids? Join Superbook’s Free “Online Kids Event 101”

Setting up Online Events for Kids? Join Superbook’s Free “Online Kids Event 101”

Calling all pastors and teachers! The global pandemic has been transforming the lives of adults and children alike. Things are changing, but one thing remains the same: the calling to share God’s love to children and teach them to live and love like Jesus. If you want to maximize your online platforms to reach out to children and conduct online […]

Missional amid Pandemic: ACM Opens Free Missions Awareness Seminars

Missional amid Pandemic: ACM Opens Free Missions Awareness Seminars

If you see this pandemic as an opportunity to share the saving love of God and a chance to serve the hopeless and hurting, then these seminars are for you! Mark your calendars as CBN Asia’s missionary training arm, the Asian Center for Missions (ACM), offers 2 online missions awareness seminars this November. With hopes of cultivating the importance of missions to the Filipino youth, ACM will conduct an Online Youth Missions Awareness Seminar for young people, […]

Prayers and Helping Hands Needed for Typhoon Rolly-Affected Families

Prayers and Helping Hands Needed for Typhoon Rolly-Affected Families

When Typhoon Rolly first made its landfall in the Philippines, the next scenes became devastating. Dubbed as the “strongest storm in the world this year” by the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), typhoon Rolly – with international name Goni – packed catastrophic wind speeds of 225 kilometers per hour and smashed into Catanduanes in the Bicol Region last Sunday. The typhoon’s impact was very much felt in Bicol – bending lamp posts, causing power outages, submerging towns in […]

Your Simple Gadget Can Breathe Life into Someone Else’s Dream

Your Simple Gadget Can Breathe Life into Someone Else’s Dream

“I feel guilty whenever I cannot do anything. There were times when I told myself that I am really tired, to the point of wanting to commit suicide.” Years ago, Nilo Camosa saw no future ahead of him. No matter how hard he tried to continue his schooling, it seemed impossible. The 19-year-old student in Malalag, Davao del Sur has already accepted his fate; he had no plans of enrolling to college. […]