Author Archives: Joey

Unity and humility

Have you ever bought something that was an imitation—it looked like the real thing but lacked the quality of the original? Chances are the imitations wore out or broke before too long. There is nothing like the real thing, whether … Continue reading

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Chosen by Grace

It has been a while since I last posted here. I am in some kind of blogging hiatus. Narlin is going home in two weeks to attend the Philippine Woman Missionary Union (PWMU) triennial Meeting in Davao. Our supporters back … Continue reading

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Die with dignity

We didn’t have the chance to know his name. We only know him as Thae-Yaw Nat’s father. He was a living skeleton—with sunken eyes and protruding bones. He was suffering from AIDS. Narlin, Megan, Aye Phet, our Burmese co-woker and … Continue reading

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The Fuss Over The Golden Compass

I have been receiving a lot of emails about Philip Pullman’s movie The Golden Compass. Honestly, I did not have any idea about that movie until I received those emails. I may have no plan of seeing it before but … Continue reading

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Ten Commandments for Bible Teaching

1. Power of the Spirit—thou shalt depend upon the power of the Holy Spirit to accomplish spiritual goals (1 Cor. 2:10-15). The biblical understanding of teaching and learning process, it is the Holy Spirit who teaches, indwells, enlightens, and empowers … Continue reading

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God Provides

It has been two years since we made the decision as a family to come here in the border of Thailand-Myanmar as missionaries. We left the cozy and friendly environment of the Baptist Seminary in Baguio, and hied off to … Continue reading

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Book Review: ‘Streams of Mercy’

My love affair with books was kindled by reading mystery, the whodunit type of story. I then moved on to read voraciously thick novels, espionage and techno thriller. This love affair led me to read theology. At present, as a … Continue reading

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