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Slideshow and Testimonies

Here are a couple of testimonies from the youth ministry strategy seminar we held in Quezon City last May and June 2011. This was with the YA youth leaders of Word of Hope-Manila. “Pagkatapos palang ng first day talagang na-iapply agad namin yung mga natutunan gaya ng goal setting at purpose statement. Malaking tulong talaga [...]

A Testimony on Prayer: Protection

“Because he holds fast to me in love, I will deliver him; I will protect him, because he knows my name. When he calls to me, I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble; I will rescue him and honor him. With long life I will satisfy him and show him my salvation.” [...]

A Testimony on Prayer: Provision

And God is able to bless you abundantly, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work. ~2 Corinthians 9:8 Along with our prayer of provision and blessing is abounding in good work. God blesses us expecting us to abound in every good work. Every [...]

A Word on Prayer: On Earth As In Heaven

…your kingdom come, your will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Matthew 6:10 To hear – This part of the prayer that Christ was teaching his disciples dwells on the need for believers to review and take heed of the commands, desires, requests, purpose and intentions of God for themselves and the [...]

Cool Thought

The GYMN Level 1 training in Baguio City was a blessing indeed. One post I wrote, describing the seminar we had, went this way, “I have been blessed with cool weather, cool people and cool inspiring moments.” I have been teaching the Level 1 material of GYMN for several years now and the participants would [...]

A Year in Pictures

Merry Christmas! to one and all. Here’s a look into the year gone by with GYMN-Asia: Below is the song with English translation in parentheses for our non-Filipino friends: Ngayong Pasko Magniningning ang Pilipino Lyrics sung by: Toni Gonzaga, Gary Valenciano and the UST Choral Singers Kapiling ko mga bituin ngayong gabi (Only stars are [...]

To the Volunteers of 2010

Editor’s note: Bennette, during our Thanksgiving Dinner, appreciated the volunteers who gave much of their talent and time for the ministry of GYMN. Since not everyone came, she was kind enough to write it down: Chris would sometimes encourage me, “Remember the young people being equipped and encouraged in the trainings so they could effectively [...]

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 [...]

In The Spirit of Thanksgiving Day…

Here are some things we would like to say “Thank You” for: Before leaving college we were given a mock interview to prepare us for job applications. I remember being asked what my dream job would be and I remember saying I wanted to be part of an international company that was on the cutting [...]