Lotto, Game of Chance, and Christianity: Can They Really Go Together?

Thousands of people are lining up in many outlets because the prize at stake is not just hundreds of millions but one billion pesos, that is, one with nine zeros (almost nineteen million US dollars). Any winner could be an instant billionaire if they will join this game of chance called lottery. What is this […]

Let’s Be Practical… Really?

Many people today are moved by life’s practicality and logical reasoning. A parent pushes her daughter to marry an unbelieving foreigner to alleviate their financial struggle. A father will choose to leave his family for a better future, leaving his wife to oversee and discipline their children. A believer will choose to cremate her loved […]

Love… Courtship… Action!

Love, courtship, dating, and marriage! These are the topics that single people wanted to hear, listen, and learn. A set of questions was sent to me regarding this topic about dating and relationship in their singles ministry. When can you say that you are both already in a boyfriend and girlfriend stage? Does this have […]

Singlehood and Serving God

Is it wrong to choose to be single for life? Do we have such a thing as Christian “nuns?” It is unfortunate that there are some major religious movements who teach single and serving God as a dogma. The call for singlehood in serving the Lord should never be dogmatic. It is as if you cannot […]

The God Who Is Sovereign, Gracious, and All-Knowing

There are millions of people around the world who are asking this kind of question, “If God is truly wise, then why allow humans whom He created perfectly to fall into sin?” Is an all-knowing God truly unintelligent, because He allowed His own creation to become imperfect, which affected the human race? We can discuss this ad infinitum […]