God’s Grace Amidst The Garbage

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as told to Andy Butcher, Decision Magazine ’93 If you had told me few years ago that my search for meaning in life would end on a garbage dump,  I would have probably thought you were crazy. But that is just what has happened.  As a missionary with Youth With A Mission (YWAM), I work […]

Gideon, from Zero to a Hero

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How to conquer our fears and doubts to fulfill our God given vision As a farmer , Gideon possessed zero credibility to act like a general in the army neither had he any training at all to be a soldier.  An ordinary man of no reputation yet he rose from zero to a hero of […]

How to catch an elephant?

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Breaking free from the shackles that binds us. An elephant weighs about 24,000 lbs and stands 13 ft tall in height.  They move so strong, fast and agile that  its trunk can uproot a tree, or it can pick up an object as small as a single blade of grass.  But  despite their enormous power do […]

You Stink : Light a Match After Using Toilet

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Few seconds after I boarded a jeepney in Manila, the passengers started looking at me and covering their nose. I know I took a shower , wore a clean shirt and pants so I was confident that wasn’t me..  Some passengers put a cigarette in their mouth and lighted a match,  Oblivious until someone told me […]

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What is Your Priority – God, Family and Ministry

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Loren Cunningham, founder of Youth With A Mission when interviewed about his priority said he does not subscribe  in the ” God first, family second, and ministry third’  philosophy.   According to that interview ( unfortunately the link below no longer exist as of today) ,  if I remember correctly  the way he said it […]

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Release and Let Go our Heavy Burdens

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Have you been holding onto something that is hard to” release and let go”?  Here’s a great story of a little boy who wanted to go and see a flying eagle.   His loving father took him to the rugged Colorado mountains to look for some eagles.  Several hours had passed there was no sight […]

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Finding Your Way

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Howbeit, when he, the Spirit of truth, is come, he will guide you into all truth, for he shall not speak of himself; but whatsoever he shall hear, that shall he speak: and he will show you things to come.”   John 16:13   WAZE SMART WAY Recently I was driving to a conference together […]

How I deal with conflict

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“Are you eat in?” the lady inquired after I ordered Big Mac, french fries and drinks at a McDonald in Australia.  A bit confused I replied:” Of course I’m 18, am more than 18 ..why ? What’s the problem?” The cashier’s puzzled face turned red while I frantically scoured my wallet for ID.  Glad that […]

Looking for Companionship

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My pastor in Dinuba once told this story I found in Snopes to make a point: “Single Black Female Seeks Male companionship. Age and ethnicity unimportant. I’m a young, good looking girl who LOVES to play. I love long walks in the woods; riding in your pickup truck; hunting, camping, fishing trips. I love cozy […]