Former America’s Next Top Model Leah Darrow Reflects on Lies From Media, Hope in the Philippines (part 2)
We Have a Tendency to Use People and Love Things
‘Reality TV today is very reminiscent of the Roman Colosseum; watching people fight to the death as entertainment…’
Published on: January 21st, 2013 — 4:49 PM / OBS: ASIA
MANILA, THE PHILIPPINES — The OneBillionStories.com Philippines team has been working hard to bring inspiring stories from their great Catholic nation across the Pacific to American screens and far beyond, depending on where you are reading this in the world. Led by David Panlilio, and aided by the editing expertise of Carl, James, and Christopher, our international OBS team brings part 2 from Leah Darrow’s wise, inspiring, and conviction-filled words from Manila (click here for part 1). In part 2, Leah focuses on media, specifically the role of RealityTV in America, and it’s connection back to the Roman Colosseum, watch to see … Read More »
The World Made Vice & Sin Look Attractive
‘Pornography is not that you see too much of a person, but that you see too little; we’re a whole person with value and dignity.’
Published on: December 21st, 2012 — 9:33 AM / OBS: ASIA
MANILA, THE PHILIPPINES — In September, Leah Darrow and Chris Stefanick spoke to massive crowds in the Philippines on the topic of human dignity and authentic love. What must be known from the outset is that Leah Darrow was raised Catholic, a former contestant on America’s Next Top Model, and willingly admits that she was formerly a huge proponent of ‘theology of me,’ before a personal St. Paul moment. Before the St. Paul awakening in Leah’s heart, contraceptives from Planned Parenthood, drunkenness on the weekends, and living with her boyfriend, in many ways defined her life. Eventually, … Read More »
Fast forward to 26 minutes, which is when David Panlilio takes the stage to introduce OneBillionStories.com to the Philippines.
On September 1st, 2012 OneBillionStories.com-Philippines had the chance to interview Chris Stefanick, who is a well known Chastity Speaker in the United States and even overseas.
The event was called ‘Real Love Revolution 2012,’ which was held at the World Trade Center in Manila, Philippines. It was organized by Catalyst, a leadership and outreach student organization at the University of Asia and the Pacific (UA&P), in cooperation with the CBCP Episcopal Commission on Youth, and Couples for Christ – Global. Learn more about Chris Stefanick’s talks, books, and speaking opportunities at www.chris-stefanick.com
See more of Chris Stefanick on OBS by clicking here.
Video Missionary in the Philippines
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Posted on: 3rd April 2012
MANILA, PHILIPPINES — The mission of OneBillionStories.com has expanded to Oceania! The Philippines is the next stop for taking up the challenge of Pope Benedict XVI’s ‘digital continent’ mission. Thanks to the grace of God, the intercession of many Saints, and fortitude of video missionary David Panlilio, the fertile soil of the Philippines is about to experience a contemporary Catholic-missionary revolution.
At World Youth Day 2011 in Madrid Spain, Seth DeMoor and the rest of the Denver team had the privilege of meeting David for a few brief moments at the National Geographic cafe. Over some drinks late into the Madrid night, we began to plant … Read More »