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My Bible Verses of the Year

Posted by Albert Ng on

The Bible is full of inspiration. The Word of God brings comfort to the heart. It challenges us and wakes us up when we become complacent. The Bible is truly “living and active.” This year, I found myself returning to the same bible verse time after time.  This Bible verse is...

Gifts from God

Posted by Derrick Liu on

Which of you, if your son asks for bread, will give him a stone? Or if he asks for a fish, will give him a snake? If you, then, though you are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give good gifts to those who ask Him! Matthew...

Fragile Yet Precious

Posted by Alistair Chiu on

Weddings make you do strange things! One of the unique things I did this week was wash 200 glass jars in preparation for my wedding. It was strangely therapeutic, the simple action of scrubbing each one, rinsing it and placing it to dry. Being made of glass, the little jars or tubes are...

He Came to Be in the Fire

Posted by Karlson Wong on

Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. Isaiah 41:10 I attended a wedding a few weeks back and really lost myself in tears during worship (love it when that happens!). We...

Advent Hope

Posted by Martin Radford on

I wait for the Lord, my whole being waits, and in his word I put my hope. I wait for the Lord more than watchmen wait for the morning. Psalm 130:5–6 In some of the more traditional churches, advent is celebrated using a wreath of 5 candles: one each...

Christmas and All That

Posted by Stephen Birkett on

The people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of deep darkness a light has dawned. For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on His shoulders; and He will be called Wonderful Counsellor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father...

Danger Is Real but Fear Is a Choice

Posted by Kevin Iu on

If anyone would come after Me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow Me. For whoever would save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for My sake will save it. Luke 9:23–24 Fear is a catalyst that drives people to make certain decisions. At...

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