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Prayer and Fasting

0 “Amen, amen, I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains just a grain of wheat; but if it dies, it produces much fruit.” – John 12:24 Ben was an addict. Not the regular kind. He was addicted to Facebook and online games. He would spend […]

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Community Of Sinners

0 Jesus said to them in reply, “Those who are healthy do not need a physician, but the sick do.” – Luke 5:31 Roland was flushed with anger. He was in the middle of an out-of-town meeting when he received texts from Ritz ordering him to help out with an event. The content of the […]

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Switching Sides

0 But Ananias replied, “Lord, I have heard from many sources about this man, what evil things he has done to your holy ones in Jerusalem.” – Acts 9: 13 Scared, suspicious and resentful, Jeruza still obeyed her boss. She was tasked to orient Pia, the new executive who came from their rival company. Pia […]

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Reason For The Season

0 “And the Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us…” – John 1:1,14 It used to be so much fun spending Christmas with relatives. I watched a lot of Christmas-themed cartoons with cousins, went to family reunions and received a lot of gifts. Years went by. Some relatives have passed away, others migrated […]

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Taking The Plunge

0 At once they left their nets and followed him. . . and immediately they left their boat and their father and followed him. – Matthew 4:20, 22 I loved my work as a TV reporter and pinch-hitter news anchor. But after 10 years in the network, I left a job a lot of people […]

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Ulterior Motives

0 “Blessed indeed will you be because of their inability to repay you. For you will be repaid at the resurrection of the righteous.” – Luke 14:14 Dodong and Boyet are both account executives. They handle the promotion of different products including shows and launches. During lunch breaks, Dodong would often sit with the bosses, […]

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OJT

0  “Whoever listens to you listens to me. Whoever rejects you rejects me. And whoever rejects me rejects the one who sent me.” – Luke 10:16 When I was in college, I had an on-the-job training for a TV program that was a course requirement. One time, the executive producer asked me to call the […]

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Unexpected Healing

0The crowds went looking for him (Jesus), and when they came to him, they tried to prevent him from leaving them. But he said to them, “To the other towns also I must proclaim the good news…” – Luke 4:42-43 A father who attended the 2009 Kerygma Conference prayed for his daughter to be healed […]

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In Their Shoes

0  Jesus replied, “They do not need to go away. You give them something to eat.” – Matthew 14:16 Many events I covered in the past as a reporter included tragedies, deaths, fatal accidents and killings. I did my best to get the job done — interview people, know the facts and get all the […]

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The Chosen One

0  Elizabeth, filled with the Holy Spirit, cried out in a loud voice and said, “Most blessed are you…” – Luke 1:42 A friend was being eyed as the next news anchor. We were both TV hosts then. When the network called for auditions, he got the part and became a regular news anchor-reporter. I […]

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