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
Good morning friends. It’s a wonderful privilege for me to be here to share God’s Word with you. My name is Aaron. I am married to Catherine, my wife of 11 years. God has blessed us with two children: Samantha, 10 and Samuel 7. After graduating from NUS in 1999 with an honours degree in … Continue reading Church of the Ascension youth camp 2016 (Metanoia) – Session 1
So I decided to splurge on a Christmas present for myself: a heirloom-quality Bible (one I hope to pass down to my children). Here are some reasons why I went for this particular bible. 1. NASB I realise the New American Standard version is not everyone's cup of tea in terms of translation. Some complain the … Continue reading NASB Schuyler Quentel Bible
It's been a long time since I last blogged. The busyness has been overwhelming and the irony is, I find that it is often in the midst of doing Christian ministry that I lose sight of the main point of why I'm doing it at all! It is no different with Christmas. In the midst … Continue reading Fall on your knees: this is Christmas!