Tag Archives: MCGI

A New Year in March? What Kind?

In the month of March, the Philippines welcomes a new batch of young hopefuls in search for jobs. It also welcomes a season of going to beach resorts and swimming pools to cool down. But welcome a new year? Without fireworks, without waiting for midnight, the Members Church of God International celebrated the Christian New […]

Until the World “Ends,” the Bible Will Answer

“I do not know if I will still be alive in 2012. But if you are alive in 2012 you will say and you will prove that I am telling you the truth.” — Bro. Eli Soriano, 2010 The International Evangelist has been ‘counter-predicting’ the Mayan Doomsday prophecy in his Bible Expositions and The Old […]

A Transient Home for Any Storm

The wake of a typhoon in the Philippines can leave many sleeping in places they never dreamt of. Oftentimes, the scenario that unveils is inconvenient to even see. Sometimes however, the scene becomes set for dreaming. Perhaps it was the shattering duet of Nesat’s relentless rains and rebellious winds of up to 150 kilometers per […]

ADDing Fun to a Free College Run

I knew it was a philanthropic project, an opportune event to sweat out stress. I ended up being part of sports history and running around the world’s third largest shopping mall with an incessant smile on my face. It was the Just One Day: Run for Free College on January 31st, which garnered more than […]

A Good Movie Night Thanks to “Just One Day”

“Good… Do good.” This is what kept ringing in my soul as I walked away from the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) where I had just watched the movie, Isang Araw Lang (Just One Day), by digital filmmaker/humanitarian Daniel Razon. The movie is Mr. Razon’s directorial debut, and about it, nothing could be said but […]

What makes a “leading media network”?

What makes a “leading media network”? Apparently, the idea of the two giant networks in the Philippines—Channels 2 and 7—is whose ratings are higher, who the people want to watch more. And so, they do all sorts of stuff to achieve the said goal—showing barely clothed women on their noontime shows, copying the ingenious ideas […]