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Taste Test

Posted by Sherman Chau on

In my years in Hong Kong, I’ve come to observe that there are three Cantonese dishes that make even the most adventurous “I’ll try anything” eaters balk: sweet red bean soup, steamed chicken feet in soy bean sauce, and pigs feet in sweet ginger & vinegar sauce. To many ...

Ultimate Sweetness

Posted by Tim LaTour on

We just started a new sermon series called “Sweet and Sour” that is taking a look at how we are to have life to the full, but there will also be trouble. I’ve been reading through the book of Acts lately and there was a passage that struck me as somewhat of a “sweet and ...

Unity & Diversity in Christ

Posted by Albert Ng on

Now there are varieties of gifts, but the same Spirit; and there are varieties of service, but the same Lord; and there are varieties of activities, but it is the same God who empowers them all in everyone. 1 Corinthians 12:4-6 Years ago, before I joined Island ECC as a pastor, I was ...

Fearless

Posted by Rick Bates on

Fearless. This single word summarises the way in which each one of us would hope to live as a follower of Jesus Christ: bold, confident, gutsy, even heroic. However, fear is our enemy, plaguing us in many ways, both big and small, both consequential and inconsequential. How do we fight it? Be ...

Follow Me. Say What!?

Posted by Martin Radford on

Do not suppose that I have come to bring peace to the earth. I did not come to bring peace, but a sword. For I have come to turn ‘a man against his father, a daughter against her mother, a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law- a man’s enemies will be the members of his ...

Comfortable with Uncomfortable

Posted by Joseph Mohan on

I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes. Romans 1:16 People love to do things they are comfortable with, and avoid anything uncomfortable. Fear of public speaking makes a juggernaut of discomfort! It has its own name: ...

I Choose You

Posted by Josephine Tiu on

Out of all the peoples on the face of the earth, the Lord has chosen you to be His treasured possession. Deuteronomy 14:2b “I choose you.” This is the foundation of a healthy and lasting relationship. It can only be built between two people who choose one another and take full ...

Filled with What?

Posted by Alistair Chiu on

While attending a conference, something I was challenged about is being able to see people the way Jesus does. To illustrate this, we looked at one passage from the parable of the Prodigal Son:  “But while he was still a long way off, his father saw him and was filled with ...

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