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God Promises Us A Double Portion

Posted by Jennifer Sum on

Instead of your shame there shall be a double portion; instead of dishonour they shall rejoice in their lot; therefore in their land they shall possess a double portion; they shall have everlasting joy. Isaiah 61:7Do you ever feel discouraged by your past mistakes and regrets? My friend, please...

The Silence of the Lamb

Posted by Joseph Mohan on

He was oppressed and afflicted, yet he did not open his mouth; he was led like a lamb to be slaughtered, and as a sheep before it’s shearers is silent, so he did not open his mouth. Isaiah 53:7 This is not about the popular Hollywood movie, “The Silence of the Lambs.” On the...

Science, Gravitational Waves, & Faith

Posted by Didi Wong on

I used to be fascinated with science. To me, science contained the mysteries of life—the answers to the universe. This was when I was an atheistic teenager searching for meaning in life. All religion seemed stupid to me though. I would pretentiously quote Karl Marx to myself...

Share Your Story: Karlson and Kristen Wong

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Karlson and Kristen were looking for ways to grow their faith when they heard about the GROW course. Despite how challenging it initially appeared, they committed to going through it. From the course, they obtained insights into maintaining spiritual discipline and the importance of fellowship...

Vulnerability in Christ

Posted by Dawn Lau on

I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me. Galatians 2:20 Building authentic relationships requires vulnerability, which means not being...

The Gravity of Anonymity

Posted by No Name on

And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near. Hebrews 10:24-25 I went to a missions conference in Vancouver last weekend, had a great...

What is the Engine in Your Heart?

Posted by Charles Kim on

He rescued me because He delighted in me. Delight yourself in the Lord… Psalm 18:19; 37:4 A few weeks ago, I was carrying my three-year-old son down from a hike and lost my balance. As I realised that I could not stop the fall, the only thing on my mind was protecting my son’s head...

My One Word for 2016

Posted by Albert Ng on

But he knows the way that I take; when he has tested me, I will come forth as gold. Job 23:10 In the beginning of 2016, I decided to do something different. Besides having a small list of new year resolutions, I decided to have a “Word of the Year.”  It means, all through the...

Watch Your Heart!

Posted by Brad Jordan on

Keep vigilant watch over your heart, that’s where life starts. Proverbs 4:23 (MSG)Several months ago when I was greatly disturbed regarding a matter that was close to me, I was spending time reading Proverbs, chapters 1, 2, 3 and onward. These words of Solomon were strong and...

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