Preaching and Cooking

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What I do to relax after a hectic day of ministry and work is to watch cooking shows.

Please don’t ask me why. Let me say up front I don’t have any idea how to cook. This perhaps explains my interest in watching great chefs come up with mouth watering dishes and delicacies.

My passion is preaching, not that I do it well. I’m more a student than a teacher, much less a master, of it. I see similarities between the two. Continue reading

Mentors Who Marked Me

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Here are some of my mentors, who invested in me directly and indirectly, and some of their quotes:

‘’No amount of success in ministry can compensate for the failure of a home’’-Don Cua

‘’Never minister without fire in your heart’’-Rafy Panlilio

‘’Live simply so that others may simply live’’-Dong Cusio

‘’Struggle well’’-Dave Darwin

‘’Dream big, start small, build deep’’-Edmund Chan

‘’The local church is the hope of the world, and its future rests in the hands of its leaders.’’-Bill Hybels

‘’Leaders create the future’’-Erwin Mcmanus

‘’Missions exists because worship does not’’-John Piper

‘’When we take care of the depth of our lives, God takes care of the breadth of our ministry’’-John MacArthur

‘’If you want to walk on water, you have to get out of the boat’’-John Ortberg

‘’The Gospel is not opposed to effort, it is opposed to earning.’’-Dallas Willard

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