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Beyond the Surface of Our Lives

Posted by Yujing Fun on

And the tempter came and said to Jesus, “If you are the Son of God, command these stones to become loaves of bread.” But Jesus answered, “It is written, ‘Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.’” Matthew...

Reminder to Look Up

Posted by Brad Jordan on

Give me your lantern and compass, give me a map, so I can find my way to the sacred mountain, to the place of your presence, to enter the place of worship, meet my exuberant God, sing my thanks with a harp, magnificent God, my God. Why are you down in the dumps, dear soul? Why are you crying the...

Share Your Story: Alan and Chrisie Wong

Posted by Island ECC on

Alan and Chrisie married after two years of dating and were advised by many to 'prepare their marriage'. Unsure of what that meant and looking for resources, Chrisie came across a course at Island ECC that addressed this topic and she signed them up (to Alan's apprehension). The course gave...

Knock, Knock. Who's There?

Posted by Manson Yang on

Here I am! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with that person, and they with me. Revelation 3:20 The “Floored by God” sermon series we’re going through now reminded me of the renovation of our home some two years...

The Arrogance of Worrying

Posted by Charles Kim on

Can any one of you by worrying add a single hour to your life? Matthew 6:27 Did I make the right decision? What if I lose my job? What if the people I need to impress don’t like me? What if I never get married? What if I/my parents/my children get sick? Have you ever spent a day with...

Joy & Sorrow Intertwined

Posted by Josephine Tiu on

Though the fig tree may not blossom, nor fruit be on the vines; though the labour of the olive may fail, and the fields yield no food; though the flock may be cut off from the fold, and there be no herd in the stalls – Yet I will rejoice in the Lord, I will joy in the God of my salvation...

Share Your Story: Adam Townsend

Posted by Island ECC on

Adam was raised a Christian and his perspectives on money did not make him feel good about many aspects of calling. When he noticed the finance course offered at Island ECC, Adam was sceptical about the intentions of the church. Having gone through the course, he noted how practical it was and...

Setting Up a Conversation!

Posted by Martin Radford on

God said to Moses, “I AM WHO I AM”; and He said, “Thus you shall say to the sons of Israel, ‘I AM has sent me to you.’ God, furthermore, said to Moses, “Thus you shall say to the sons of Israel, ‘The Lord, the God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, the...

The Debt That Cannot Be Repaid

Posted by Gary Morris on

Owe nothing to anyone except to love one another; for he who loves his neighbour has fulfilled the law. Romans 13:8 I recently was teaching the session of Managing Money God’s Way that deals with debt. While debt is not considered a sin, it is strongly discouraged in the Bible. The...

The Holy Sound of Silence

Posted by No Name on

We are in the middle of the Holy Week, the Passion Week, the final days before the Crucifixion. A brief summary of the preceding days:Palm Sunday: Jesus, riding humbly on a donkey, enters Jerusalem to throngs of people waving palm branches and shouting, cheering, “Hosanna in the...

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