Month: October 2012

Cry Out to Jesus!

Posted by October 26, 2012

Bible Study for October 28, 2012 Read: Mark 10:46-52 Ang Kwento ni Bartimaeus May kilala ka bang Bartimaeus ang pangalan? Parang hindi bagay sa generation ngayon no? Parang Bartolome, pangalan ng lolo yun. Pero kung Bart, pwede! Bart is cool! One day, Jesus was busy walking, preaching, telling people about the Kingdom of God. Nasa Jericho sila nun. Kasama niya yung mga disciples niya, and…

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Read Mark 10:35-45 Kampanyahan na! Nagrehistro ka na ba bilang botante sa darating na May 2013 elections? Tama, eleksyon time na naman next year. Ibig sabihin, umpisa na naman ng pangangampanya, pagbili ng boto, at kung anu-ano pang mga bagay na nangyayari lang tuwing election time. Question: Ano na ang mga nakikita ninyong early evidence ng pangangampanya? Bakit nga ba kailangang ilagay ang mukha at…

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Earlier today, I posted a question on my Facebook wall about young people looking for new ways to express their faith. It kind piqued the interest of some young adult friends. Here’s what I posted: How many of the young people in the mega-churches / new Christian groups / emerging churches came from mainline denominations? Just some random reflections: Maybe young people are looking for…

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Read: Job 23:1-9; 16-17 & Hebrews 4:12-16 Lost in Space Ibang klase rin ma-lost in space itong si Job no? If you read the passage, damang-dama mo yung hinaing niya, hinanakit niya, at yung pagtatanong. He felt that God is nowhere to be found! Sabi niya sa verse 8-9 (CEV): I cannot find God anywhere— in front or back of me, to my left or my right….

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After my blog post on Disruption, I suddenly realized the importance of momentum. When you get disrupted, whatever momentum you accumulated evaporate into thin air! That’s probably why Multitasking doesn’t work either. You keep getting disrupted, you can’t get sufficient force to defy gravity! Before I went to the US for our annual meeting on Sep 20-27, I was already doing a once-a-day posting in…

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Let the Children Come

Posted by October 4, 2012

Read Mark 10:2-16 2 Some Pharisees wanted to test Jesus. So they came up to him and asked if it was right for a man to divorce his wife. 3 Jesus asked them, “What does the Law of Moses say about that?” 4 They answered, “Moses allows a man to write out divorce papers and send his wife away.” 5 Jesus replied, “Moses gave you…

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The Power of Disruption

Posted by October 4, 2012

I was in Nashville, TN, USA from September 20-26 for the meeting of our office, Young People’s Ministries. It was an awesome experience and helped me feel more connected with my colleagues and it put some better context to my work in the Philippines. It was also energizing to be with young people from the United States and all over the world. Although, some of…

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