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A Patient Reminder

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It matters. It all matters. You matter. To Him. In these past seasons of disarray in Hong Kong, we’ve needed the reminder that we matter to God. And not just the big stuff, although that’s important. God not only cares infinitely about our salvation but also about all the parts of...

Small Victories

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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...

Past & Present

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Have you ever noticed how much past experiences can influence what you’re like in the present? Serious or quirky, things we are aware of or operate in the subconscious, past events can influence us for better or worse in the here and now. For instance: I like a certain banana flavoured...

Scream Inside Your Heart

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As amusement parks began opening again in Japan the last couple of weeks, there was one video and headline that stole the show. The Fuji-Q Highland amusement park posted a video of two executives riding the death-defying Fujiyama roller coaster. Following the new safety protocol of no screaming...

Oh the Places You'll [Not] Go

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Some couples exchange beautiful poetry on their romantic walks together as they explore the depths of language and imagination. Not Katie and I, we quote Dr Seuss. As we were reflecting this week on this abnormal season of life, she recalled one of her favourite, obscure lines from that profound...

Buy Low

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One of the most famous adages about investing is to “buy low, and sell high.” It communicates that the wise investor is the person who has a long-term outlook and doesn’t let the emotion and anxiety of the day spark unwise choices. As we’ve seen markets dip lately, many...

Spiritual Growth Resources | Top 10

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We pour a lot of love and effort into making the Sunday experience a memorable and meaningful one for you and your family. We strongly believe that a church community and gathering should be at the core of all believers' spiritual habits, but that it shouldn't be the only time we care for our...

Storytellers

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In 2005, the late David Foster Wallace shared this parable: There are these two young fish swimming along, and they happen to meet an older fish swimming the other way, who nods at them and says, “Morning, boys. How’s the water?” And the two young fish swim on for a bit, and...

Known For Praise

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Shout for joy in the Lord, O you righteous! Praise befits the upright. Psalm 33:1   As believers, we are called to clothe ourselves with many things, like love, humility, and compassion. The goal, then, is for us to increasingly embody these characteristics so that eventually...

Jesus Unseen

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In light of our current series “Things Unseen,” I was reading John 1 this morning and saw it from a different angle. So go with me for a second and imagine…It’s the year 35 AD, a few years after the death and resurrection of Jesus. The disciples, who previously leaned in...

 

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