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…

Q and A with a Woman Who’s Been There and Done That: Dawn Urquico

Here is a previous post on Dawn Urquico’s testimony of radical obedience, waiting for her then-prodigal husband who has since returned home and become a pastor: http://butterflyinthespring.com/2013/01/08/dawn-urquicos-testimony/ Gracious Dawn agreed to be interviewed. Sharing her answers with you: 1. How did you know that it is God’s will for your marriage to be restored? Is…

Dawn Urquico: Witness of Radical Obedience

An amazing, powerful testimony by Dawn Urquico that you can’t miss at 48:30 Update: On the Sunday when I watched this service on livestream from my computer, I was stunned upon hearing Dawn Urquico tell her story of what she experienced, and even more stunned at her response to her situation. This story haunted and…

Ang Diary Ng Legal Wife

Malu Ortiz is a beautiful, simple, inspiring, authentic woman, a painter, makeup artist, photographer, athlete, speaker, and a bestselling author!   Her previous book, Ikaw Na Ang Maganda hit the Number One spot at OMF Literature and Number Seven at the National Book Store Bestseller’s List!!!  That, along with her Embracing God’s Purpose for My Special…

Abuse: Interview with Pastor Ann Chan (Part 3)

Because abuse is a very delicate subject, I would like to preface this article with biblical parameters and testimonies so that no one reading this will wield the tongue in the power of the flesh, but rather the Holy Spirit, when setting out to put the needed healthy boundaries that Pastor Ann Chan boldly discusses…

Spiritual Warfare 11: Weapons Training 8: Prayer

Ephesians 18 And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the Lord’s people IN THE SPIRIT What might be the difference between plain “praying” and praying “in the Spirit”? When we are in the Spirit,…