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Of Basketball Season, Foundations And Marriage ?>

Of Basketball Season, Foundations And Marriage

Basketball season is about to unravel in the coming days. The PBA’s 40th season kicks off on Oct. 19 at the newly-built Philippine Arena in Bulacan, with an explosive header featuring expansion ballclubs KIA Motors and Blackwater pitting skills in the curtain-raiser, followed by the main game between Barangay Ginebra and Talk ‘N Text. Overseas, the NBA opens its 69th season on Oct. 28 (Oct. 29 in Manila) with the San Antonio Spurs defending their title. Over the past months,…

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My 30 ‘Radical’ Reasons In Celebrating Victory’s 30th Anniversary ?>

My 30 ‘Radical’ Reasons In Celebrating Victory’s 30th Anniversary

I’ve been part of Victory since 1992, back when I was an incoming senior high school student at Philippine Scholastic Academy. But since being invited to Victory U-Belt, I became part of a high school Victory group, which helped me grow in my newfound faith in Christ. Through the years, I’ve been blessed to be part of a thriving movement that is completely committed to these four words: HONOR GOD and MAKE DISCIPLES. Below are 30 ‘radical’ (and random) reasons…

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A Personal Letter From A Victory-Bulacan ‘Radical’ ?>

A Personal Letter From A Victory-Bulacan ‘Radical’

Just last Thursday, I received a Facebook personal message from my friend King. His letter contained a summarized note of how we met seven years ago, back when he was still a struggling college student/taekwondo jin at Far Eastern University. At that time, I was serving as a LifeBox campus minister/Victory U-Belt pastor. We met for the first time at Victory U-Belt’s youth service one Friday evening, where he was invited by his classmate Avon. King has gone a long…

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Lessons On My First Year At Spin.ph ?>

Lessons On My First Year At Spin.ph

August 13 officially marked my first year with Spin.ph under Summit Media. It’s been an exciting journey back to sports writing since serving as one of the campus missionaries and later on, as a local pastor of Victory U-Belt from 2002-2012. Within that one-year period back to sportswriting, it’s pretty obvious that teamwork never grows out of style. While senior staff writers like me at Spin.ph work out and try to come up with various enterprising stories, every action we…

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Power Of Mindset. Power Of The Tongue ?>

Power Of Mindset. Power Of The Tongue

I have heard our good friend Chinkee Tan speak a lot of times in his numerous visits to Victory U-Belt before, whether during a Sunday service or a finance seminar. But hearing him speak again on Friday during his back-to-back sessions with Francis Kong, my wife and I were very, very encouraged and refreshed. The book of Proverbs says, the tongue has the power of life and death and those who love it will eat its fruit (Proverbs 18:21). Whether…

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