A girlfriend came to her boyfriend one day and asked him, "Darling, do you love me?" "Of course I love you," he replied without hesitation. "Do you love me enough to die for me?" she continued. "No!" he said. "But I thought you said you love me?" she said. "Yes, I love you with an … Continue reading ACJC assembly devotion – Sacrificial Love
Mike and the Mechanics is not an automobile repair shop. It’s the name of a band most of you probably don’t know about. But they wrote one of the iconic songs of my generation called “The Living Years”; one of the most poignant and powerful songs I’ve heard and listening to it never fails to … Continue reading ACJC assembly devotion – Reconciliation
I was in the army. I had just spent another weekend partying at Zouk (the discotheque). It was late at night (or early in the morning). I took a cab home, showered, and as I sat on my bed, this thought came to my mind, “Is there more to life than this?” Is there more … Continue reading Purpose – evangelistic message preached at Sengkang Methodist youth event
It is a familiar story. The one where Jesus sets two men free from demonic possession, by sending the demons into a herd of swine and causing the swine to commit mass suicide. Ok that last detail may be exaggerating the storyline just a tad bit. But that's the story in essence. Part of the … Continue reading Inconvenient Christianity
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!
Something I wrote years ago. A short, simple meditation on the Cross. AT THE CROSS At the Cross, where justice and mercy did meet And the world pierced those hands and feet The blood ran down that head bowed down A sacrifice supreme at Calvary's mound When I think of what my Savior bore My … Continue reading A Good Friday Poem