Success or Victory

The awards I received, I know are fully by God’s grace alone, a favor He bestowed on me. My abilities, and all the factors that need to align in order for the outcome to be successful are all from Him. Psalm 115:1 Not to us, Lord, not to us but to your name be the…

Transformation of A Prodigal Part 4: Danny Urquico: From Prodigal To Pastor

FROM PRODIGAL TO PASTOR BITS: Now on your eighth year as a pastor, what do you see as the effect in a family when the father is spiritually ailing or dead? DU: The accountability lies in the hands of the husband/father. When we fail to do the task God entrusted to us, it will affect…

Transformation of A Prodigal Part 3: Danny Urquico: The Prodigal Comes Home

THE PRODIGAL COMES HOME BITS: What led you to Christ? DU: During that time, my life was turning so chaotic and miserable. I was living with my mistress for three years. We would constantly fight. I decided to stay for a while in my father’s rest house because I was in charge of the construction…

Transformation of a Prodigal Part 2: Danny Urquico: Early Years to Humbling Experience

EARLY YEARS TO HUMBLING EXPERIENCE BUTTERFLYINTHESPRING (BITS): What was your childhood like? DANNY URQUICO (DU): I grew up under the care of my grandmother because my dad was in prison. Since there was no guidance from my father and my mom was also busy taking care of the needs of my dad, I was exposed…

Transformation of a Prodigal Part 1: Danny Urquico

Do you have a family member who sometimes makes you feel that it’s just a hopeless situation? Have you told yourself, “I thought it couldn’t get any worse but it did”? Again? And again? If you were the wife of an abusive man whose history involved drugs, drunk driving resulting in car wrecks, being in…

Would You Like A New Beginning?

2 Cor 5:17 Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here! Sometimes, we come to a point of brokenness along our life journey. Failures, sins, external circumstances just makes things so complicated that restoration seems impossible. In Christ, we do not need to exhaust…

God Is Doing A New Thing

Isa 43:18 “Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. 19 See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland. Confined to human limits, regardless of one’s level of confidence, vast network, or…

Renewing the Mind

Rom 12:2 2 And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what the will of God is, that which is good and acceptable and perfect. The Bible tells us that we are already being conformed to the ways and patterns of…

Don’t Forget to Put This One On Everyday

The Full Armor of God is the most important part of the believer’s get-up for the day. It is easy to slip into and exhaust oneself in a wrong battle. The real battle is not against people but against the devil and his angels, using people who are not dressed in God’s full armor which…

New Wardrobe For the New Year

God’s Word teaches us to get rid of or even put to death (Col 3:5) our former self and former way of life that was opposed to God as though they are clothing to be taken off (Col 3:5). Instead we are to put on (as though a garment) the character of Christ. In Col…