So today, I will not be eating a curry puff. For those who remember the last time I attempted to eat a curry puff as an illustration during the devotion, I choked; literally and metaphorically. But it was good, because it reminded me to be humble and not get puffed up. This morning, I would … Continue reading Be strong and courageous!
Story was told of a one-legged school teacher from Scotland who came to J. Hudson Taylor to offer himself for service in China. “With only one leg, why do you think of going as a missionary?” asked Taylor. “Well, I do not see those with two legs going,” replied George Scott. He was accepted. As we … Continue reading The Dynamic Duos of Missions – a short exegetical sermon on Acts 8:25-40
This afternoon, a colleague sent us an article that spoke of the challenge the Church faces in reaching millennials (which you can read here). Though I found myself agreeing with many of the sentiments of the author, I also found myself wondering if there are other perspectives concerning the issue. I offer my humble thoughts: i. … Continue reading Reaching Millennials
World politics in recent times has been dominated by just one word: Trump. This post will probably be one of my least coherent ones simply because there are just so many things one could say. So please indulge me and forgive the verbal diarrhoea. Speaking from a Singaporean vantage point, one of the key ideas I … Continue reading Random musings on the ‘Trump’ phenomena
She had suffered physically for 12 years, 12 long years. She had visited physician after physician, in hopes of getting better. She had exhausted her life savings. But healing eluded her. Her hopes seemed extinguished. And yet... The talk of the town was this person called Jesus. Word had it that he was doing miracles, … Continue reading Faith in God’s healing and faith in God’s timing
Many years ago, I had the privilege of travelling to Israel. As a student in Anglo-Chinese Secondary School, I studied Bible Knowledge as one of my O level subjects. And as part of an educational tour organised by the school, I went to Israel/Egypt/Turkey. One of the places we went to was the Dead Sea. … Continue reading Church of the Ascension youth camp (Metanoia) – Session 3
A priest, an evangelist, and a minister were in a row boat in the middle of a pond fishing. None of them had caught anything all morning. Then the evangelist stands up and says he needs to go to the bathroom so he climbs out of the boat and walks on the water to shore. … Continue reading Church of the Ascension youth camp 2016 (Metanoia) – Session 2