“Be MCC” Sundays Start at MCCs in the Philippines

Today, June 1, MCCs in the Philippines mark the beginning of Pride Month by sharing our global denomination’s call to Transform Ourselves as We Transform the World. “Jesus spoke to the people once more and said, “I am the light of the world. If you follow me, you won’t have to walk in darkness, because […]

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Semana Santa #7: Aha!

I’ve been listening to Don Moen’s songs again after detaching myself from religious practices for a few years. His songs usually make me stop and think or make me stop and then cry. But most of the time he makes me sing along with him. In that way, he’s like Jose Mari Chan of gospel […]

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Semana Santa #6: Holy Saturday, Waiting

For God alone my soul in silence waits, Truly my hope is in him (Psalm 62:5) The awful crucifixion has happened. The lifeless body of the Savior has been anointed and now entombed. The resurrection has yet to come. Too early for Easter lilies and Alleluias. So the Church waits. The Church silently waits today. […]

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Semana Santa #5: The Good Old Days

If you have lived as I have in a predominantly Christian nation whose predominant denomination is the Roman Catholic Church, then you would be very familiar with this Gospel and the story why we call this day Good Friday. But let me clarify as so many nominal Catholics would say that today,” Patay ang Diyos”. […]

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