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Don’t Just Shoo Your Wilderness Season Away

I had to read the first verse of Luke 4 thrice. It says, “Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, left the Jordan and was led by the Spirit into the wilderness, where for forty days He was tempted by the devil.” Jesus, who was full of the Holy Spirit, was led by the Spirit into… Continue reading Don’t Just Shoo Your Wilderness Season Away

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Why I Gave All My Starbucks Stickers Away + My 2019 Faith Goals

I first used a planner in 2010 during my second half of sophomore year in college. I have found planners handy ever since. I recently shared here how my love for journaling came about because of my use of planners.  I personally prefer planners that are basic -- lined, A5, open flat and stitch-bound. I… Continue reading Why I Gave All My Starbucks Stickers Away + My 2019 Faith Goals

Discipleship, Reviews

Five Takeaways from “Down To Earth Discipling”

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… Continue reading Five Takeaways from “Down To Earth Discipling”

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When A Student Gets Emotional Because of the Question, “How Are You?”

I facilitated a class of graduating students few Saturdays ago in De La Salle University (DLSU). I was given two weeks to prepare for this class. But I roughly had a day of preparation because I was swamped by other things. This facilitation is part of an on-going assessment of me for a part-time role… Continue reading When A Student Gets Emotional Because of the Question, “How Are You?”

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Why A Common Goal Matters: What I Learnt In Front of 95+ Souls

God recently gave us an amazing privilege to facilitate a workshop to more than 95 senior high school students in a campus in Manila. And by “us”, I mean our church family. Even though the 18 of us came from two ministry areas, there was an unspoken teamwork to a common goal: preach the gospel.… Continue reading Why A Common Goal Matters: What I Learnt In Front of 95+ Souls