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Feast or Famine: Spiritual Food Reserves

There is something simple yet profound about meeting God throughout the day. The difference is found in asking ourselves, Am I getting knowledge at one serving alone or meditating on truth as I chew all day? Are we feasting only to starve later as unconnected people far from His table? Do we find ourselves running [...]

Feast or Famine?

I have noticed that when it comes to our spiritual life we tend to run on the premise of feast or famine.

Heart of the Leader

With upright heart he shepherded them and guided them with his skillful hand “Scripture talks of leadership as being a combination of the skillfulness of hands and the integrity of heart. Yet, from my experience the high majority (over 90%) of all seminars, workshops and books that are offered to Christian leaders is based on [...]


A month ago, I received back my passport with approved visa from the embassy of a country that I will not name. A GYMN-Asia team is visiting three countries to equip youth leaders who reside there. Ghie and family are already in one and doing a seminar as I write. I meet-up with the team [...]

Camp Resources

For many youth workers in Asia, summer season means a youth camp. Here are some good articles to look at if this means you. Before the Camp: Youth Camps–Tradition or Life Change? – Some basics of a camp. Organizing Camps and Retreats – (in Tagalog) Here’s one for the Filipino youth worker. 71 Fundraising Ideas [...]

On Power

Batangas, Philippines. At a resort with a pool. The day is hot and breezy, the pool is inviting and 20 youth leaders await the start of the seminar. Sound system present, tarpaulin for the projector in place and three teachers ready to begin. Minutes before the start we lose all electric power. This means no [...]

Greater Things

At the beginning of this year, the Lord gave me 2 verses separately that caused me to ask questions. The first was in John 14:12, “He who believes in Me, the works that I do shall he do also and greater works than these shall he do…” I asked myself (and the staff) the following [...]