I recently finished Scott Morton’s “Down To Earth Discipling”, a book published by the NavPress. What made me pick this from the bookstore is its (very!) relatable preface. Related link: “Seasoned staff member Scott Morton shares the beginnings of The Navigators movement” The book is basically a relevant reference on biblical discipling. It has 13 chapters which are practical but not preachy. Morton emphasized the … Continue reading Five Takeaways from “Down To Earth Discipling”
I watched Hunter Killer yesterday. It is a movie based on the novel Firing Point which is a military action-thriller by George Wallace (a retired Navy submarine commander) and Don Keith. This movie stars Gerald Butler as a U.S. Navy Captain named Joe Glass. Hunter Killer is the next-generation submarine assigned to Joe to lead/command after a mysterious sinking of a Russian and American submarines … Continue reading Would You Rather Be Right or Alive?
Climbing a mountain was one of those bucket list moments for me. I wanted to join a trek to Mt. Pulag in 2015 and Mt. Pinatubo in 2016 but the plans always get cancelled. I have always been fascinated with the stories of Jesus purposefully going to and being at the mountains. More so, how God often reveals Himself on a mountaintop. Mount Moriah (where … Continue reading Hiking Mount Masungi
Beyond Accountability: The Life-changing Power of Authentic Friendship by Nate Larkin was recommended to me by a dear friend a few days ago. She shared to me what the book is generally about: a story of a pastor who was secretly a sex and porn addict as well, and how he masked such addiction with two efforts – compensate sin with good works and concentrate on … Continue reading Sex and Porn Addiction: A Hidden Epidemic in Every Church
I recently attended this year’s LDI Graduation Ceremony. It was really a celebration of God’s goodness. Another set of graduates from all over the Philippines and even from Japan committed their lives to Jesus on another level. Last year, I was sitting at the graduates’ area, tearing up thankful for the opportunity and excited for the journey of following Jesus’ pattern of ministry. But this … Continue reading Keep Going: Realizations From The 2018 LDI Graduation Ceremony