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"Shoulding" yourself to death?

Posted by Daniel Tse on

Have you ever said this: “I should have done it differently!” Many of us live with regrets. Many of us “should ourselves to death!”If you are looking at the future through coloured lenses of the past, you can never actually move forward. It’s as if you were...

Small Victories

Posted by Eric Farmer on

I always thought I could relate to the OT character of David. No, not because he was described as handsome, but because he was described as being the smallest or youngest, the guy who King Saul’s armour didn’t fit. He was my biblical Rudy Ruettiger, because let’s be honest, you...

Screen Time: 3 hours 14 minutes

Posted by Kevin Kusunoki on

The iPhone has this new feature that tracks the amount of screen time one uses. This is both a blessing and a curse. On the one hand, it is good to know how I am spending my time, but on the other hand, it is very disheartening… to know how much time I’ve wasted. As I write this...

Who’s Your Spotter?

Posted by Tim LaTour on

When I was in high school, I played a few different sports that involved off-season weight training. As a young teenage boy walking into a weight room for the first time, I really wanted to look strong and fit in with the older guys around me. The problem was, I wasn’t very strong. One...

Share Your Story: Brian Yau

Posted by Island ECC on

Brian grew up feeling insufficient and always longed for approval from others. He was diagnosed with an autoimmune disorder in his mid-twenties, which caused him to doubt God's love for him. An encounter with the Holy Spirit led Brian to seek professional help from a Christian counsellor. He...

The Lift – A Parable

Posted by Rick Bates on

Recently, my wife, daughter, and I boarded the lift at our flat to go about our day when it suddenly stopped with a jolt. We pushed the ground floor button, but the lift didn’t budge. Pressing the alarm button did nothing either, so we frantically hit the door and shouted for help, but...

In-Between Normal

Posted by Albert Ng on

The “normal” we are so familiar with no longer exists. Many hope and pray to "go back to normal" soon. We miss the comfort and routine that we are so used to; work, school, hobbies, church, social life ... Others talk about a "new normal," a new world that is very different from...

Dead in Our Tracks

Posted by Sherman Chau on

But God, being rich in mercy, because of the great love with which He loved us, even when we were dead in our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ – by grace you have been saved. – Ephesians 2:4-5  Have you ever been in a situation of feeling completely helpless or...

Who Are You blessing?

Posted by Albert Ng on

Our society has become more and more individualistic. "Everyone for themselves" seems to be the modus operandi. It's all about me. It's my right. This, however, is anything but Jesus' teaching. Jesus says, "by this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another." (John...

Two Important Prayers

Posted by Daniel Tse on

Galatians 2:20, NIV: "I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I now live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me." ... And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved...

 

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