Reva Lachica Moore Have you ever hugged a taxi driver? Now you’re probably asking – Who would hug a taxi driver unless you have a good reason why? Two weeks ago while Mary Grace and I were in Atlanta attending the General Conference Session, we took a taxi from our hotel to the Georgia World … Read moreSo Many to Hug
Erlinda Ubod, a young mother expecting her third baby, told her husband Noel to hurry and get the midwife. Her contractions were getting stronger and closer together. She knew it was time. Having normal deliveries with her first two children, she was full of anticipation and excitement. However, that morning nothing prepared her for the … Read moreMan with no arms, no legs, but he has Jesus
Reva Lachica Moore The other day I heard this quote: “You can make all the plans you want but God has already made His and He doesn’t feel like He needs to check in with you.”We all make plans, even do our homework and spend a great deal of time in details to guarantee success … Read moreDealing with Disappointment
Reva Lachica Moore “I’ve been so depressed lately. I wonder what else is out there. What do I have to look forward to? I feel I’m not successful at all,” said my young friend Brad. “Why would you say that? You’re successful in your business. Don’t you like what you do?” I countered. When you … Read moreHow Do You Measure Success?
Reva Lachica Moore Most schools all over the nation started last week, and even though I no longer have children in school, something triggered flashbacks in my mind. When I was in grade school in the Philippines many years ago, a typical study night at home would start after supper. My siblings and I would … Read moreThe Filipino Teacher
Reva Lachica Moore When I first embarked on my project of helping unemployed ministers and students in the Philippines 8 years ago, I didn’t have any idea that I would need around $50,000 per month to send for monthly salaries and school aid for over 400 adopted ministers and dozens of theology students. And often, … Read moreA Man of Faith
Reva Lachica Moore I entered the small and almost empty store and walked straight to the opened door at the back. Outside, behind the store, a young girl was cooking on a dirt stove. “What are you cooking?” I asked. “I’m boiling bananas,” she replied without looking at me. That was two years ago when … Read moreIn Heaven’s Eyes
Reva Lachica Moore I opened the JPEG attachment in the e-mail that I received from Pastor Ruben Villanueva. Three sets of pleading eyes as dark as pitch were staring at me. Fear and despair showed in their blank stares and shook up my whole being. Oh God, have mercy on these people! I cried to … Read moreIs There Any Hope for Us?
On April 20, 1968, a teenage girl, traveling alone in a foreign country, sat scared and shivering in the San Francisco International Airport. She kept rubbing her arms to keep warm. It was not this cold back home in the Philippines. A man wearing a long coat sat close by and kept watching her. Finally, … Read moreAn Address Label Changed My Life
Reva Lachica Moore Emely awakened at 2 a.m. with a sense that something was wrong. As she became aware of her surroundings, she felt everything in the house was fine. The feeling seemed to overwhelm her and she couldn’t go back to sleep. Was God trying to tell her something? Was it her mom far … Read moreIn the Middle of the Night