Month: September 2015

Faith: The tool to thrive

“Faith is the … substance of things hoped for…” Hebrews 11:1 I love this definition. It’s transformational. Faith is the ability to see the unseen. It is a sight to the unknown, a vision to the uncertain. It is a light to the dark, a substance to the empty expanse, a meaningful pursuit to a meaningless world. The indwelling sin …

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The role of art on impact and the importance of doing something new time to time

Art gives us an opportunity to explore new possibilities. Creating a painting, for example, gives us the prowess to try and creatively explore new roads, new techniques, new horizons. It’s a permission to fail. Creating solutions takes time, it may fail, it may cost but the results are value. Exploring gives you to wander mentally, …

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The sluggard full of excuses: “There is a lion in the street”

A sluggard says, “There’s a lion in the road, a fierce lion roaming the streets!” -Proverbs 26:13 Solomon describes the lazy person as an expert in making excuses. The book of Proverbs is not just about wisdom, it’s also about foolishness. The sluggard manifests his folly as he fills his mind with excuses and alibis. He creatively invents imaginary lions, …

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“I never made a sacrifice”

Reading this part of David Livingstone’s biography is mind-boggling. After undergoing countless of anxiety, sickness, suffering, and dangers in exploring Africa for the gospel, David Livingstone was still able to express these words. I remember Livingstone as one of the top stories in our Vacation Bible School . His life frequently visits our Bible lessons when I was in grade school. He is also …

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How butterflies disprove millions-of-years creation theory

Million years creation theory has been prevalent as an after effect of the Theory of Evolution. This theory states that the creation days in Genesis 1 are not really literal days but “millions of years” instead. This also gave a hard time to some Bible believers to balance the so-called “scientific claims” of scientists who …

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Chinkee Tan’s conference in Bacolod City, Philippines- A Review

Background I was exposed to Chinkee Tan’s teaching videos on Youtube when I was searching for financial tips and investment guides. I like how he ministers to the Filipino nation and the world in general by sharing financial wisdom based on common sense and Scriptures, as well as being a personal example of his own teachings. What I liked …

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