The Social Effects of 2 Human Depravity Views

A society that believes that man is naturally good will ultimately blame others or the environment for the wrongdoings that man commits. It will be a blame-game, self-righteous society. As a result, people look outside and blame others other than self. While a society that believes in man’s total depravity and evil nature will place […]

The Best Age to Identify Your Calling in Life

It is a huge advantage if you have identified your calling earlier in life. The earlier, the better. Sadly, we don’t have any idea what it was during our younger years. There are what they call as Quarter Life Crisis, or After-Grad struggles. I recall it was a tremendously stressful period of my life before. I experienced a […]

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, […]

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, […]

Responding when Parents or Family Members Ask for Money

One of the challenges a young professional face is the responsibility of taking care of his personal family and his parental family. There comes a point in time that parents grow old, get sick, need expenses and payment for bills. There are also times that relatives come to you because they know you have a […]

Hospitality through Saving Food led to Salvation

Text: The Three Visitors, Genesis 18:6-8 “And Abraham hurried into the tent unto Sarah, and said, Make ready quickly three measures of fine meal, knead it, and make cakes upon the hearth. And Abraham ran unto the herd, and fetched a calf tender and good, and gave it unto a young man; and he hasted […]

Support Your Calling with your Job

TEXT: Noah’s Account (Genesis 6:9-8:19) The world was saved because of Noah. It’s because He followed His calling: preserve life on earth. We do not know what was his occupation. Where did he get money to buy food to eat everyday and money to buy materials for the ark? If he had no job, he […]

Rootlessness

” And God said, and now art thou cursed from the earth, which hath opened her mouth to receive thy brother’s blood from thy hand;  When thou tillest the ground, it shall not henceforth yield unto thee her strength; a fugitive and a vagabond shalt thou be in the earth.”- Genesis 4:11-12 Nomadism- a state of life […]

Know the Difference between Your Job and Calling

Your job and calling are two different things, but there are people who have them as one. Not all callings cause you to earn, that’s why you need a job. Here in the Philippines, majority of us tend to merge the two as one. As a service-oriented labor and consumer-driven market, we tend to live our whole lives […]

The Noblest Goal of Education

The goal of education is for man to examine the works and wisdom of God. When man studies math, sciences, arts, etc., he is seeing God’s glory being unfolded before his eyes. As a result, God’s beauty is exhibited through academia, man’s heart is satisfied with what he sees, and the aim of scholarship is […]