Category: Sexuality

Love was not Safe, but God made Crystalina Evert new, part one

3rd January

produced & edited by: David Panlilio, Carl Graham / photos by: Dominic Barrios


“All Respect was Thrown out the Window”
I longed to not be ashamed of myself

Published on: January 3rd 2014 — 11:03 AM / OBS: ASIA / Manila, Philippines Contributors - David Panlilio & Carl Graham
@OBS_Philippines // Special Thanks to: Catalyst of UA&P (University of Asia and the Pacific) & I Keep Love Real (Real Love Revolution)


Raquel Kato’s 21st Birthday Party Changed LIFE Forever

15th April

I was that Girl that Could Not Say No
‘God pierced my soul when I was all alone, wandering in the darkness’

Published on: April 15th, 2013 — 11:19 AM / OBS: North America

GREELEY, CO, USA — Her world was turned upside down. She was single. Alone. Afraid. Her 21st birthday party led to trying moments, in the middle of college. Abusing alcohol led to decisions, choices, defining life moments, and eventually a little life inside of her; a little baby girl moving, breathing, and learning the love of this world through the womb of her mother. A place, the womb of a mother, which was once considered the safest place on earth for babies. (more below)

music by: David Thies, The Album Leaf, As Colorful as Ever / filmed by: Jon Ervin, Seth James DeMoor / edited by: … Read More »

A Presbyterian Questions Total Depravity which Leads to Theology of the Body and Catholicism, part three

28th January

The final installment of Miriam Braswell’s inspiring journey from the Presbyterian faith to Catholicism. Discovering truth is an adventure, and Miriam can attest to the excitement and joy that comes with life’s most important journey, home to the Catholic faith.

Former America’s Next Top Model Leah Darrow Reflects on Lies From Media, Hope in the Philippines (part 2)

21st January

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 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 »

Former America’s Next Top Model Leah Darrow Reflects on Reversion to Catholicism, True Sexuality

21st December

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
Click here to watch Part 2 from this interview with Leah Darrow

music by: Christopher Graham

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, … Read More »

Give your Addictions to Christ

5th April

Another Video Missionary produces today’s story for the ‘digital continent’ from Florida. Listen to this ‘Prodigal Son’ story of authentic dyeing to self, and seeking the Lord in all things. What’s your addiction? How will you overcome it?

Buddhist-New Age-Fundamentalist Seeker of Truth: part 1

22nd February

On the bike ride across the country, Seth DeMoor happened upon this young man at a Campus Ministry event at the University of Florida. This video is part I to his story, be sure to listen to part II as he really opens up about the tough times that he encountered during his time growing up. May God continue to grant a seeking heart to all Buddhists in the world until the arrive to ultimate Truth.

I’m Waiting Until Marriage

25th August

College temptations continue into 2010, how will you remain rooted in truth? Daily Mass and the Eucharist is what keeps Melissa Murphy grounded in hope and truth on a huge public university.

Do you know a friend who is struggling with college temptations? Send this video to them, you never know what fruits and peace in their life may come from that simple action. Takes 30 seconds, could bring a life time of peace.

Same-Sex Attraction & Courage

28th April

A brother from Florida shares his story of overcoming same-sex attraction through the aide of an apostolate called Courage. He also shares about the spiritual power of the Sacraments in his life, share your comments below, we look forward to a dialogue. Learn more about Courage at

A Presbyterian Questions Total Depravity which Leads to Theology of the Body and Catholicism, part two

23rd March

The second installment of a college student’s journey to the Catholic Church and the influence of Theology of the Body on this generation.

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