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Look Upward and Outward

Posted by Albert Ng on

It is uncomfortable getting stuck "in-between normals." The inability to see the future feels like a lingering low-grade fever that never goes away, reminding us of our predicament and needs. This often drives us to look inward. The only thing we can think of is "me." But it doesn't need to be...

Borrowing the Eyes

Posted by Brett Hilliard on

Borrowing the Eyes of Others After years of all-out commitment and outspokenness, John the Baptist hits a wall of doubt toward the end of his life. In spite of his massive credentials----his birth was foretold by an angel, crowds followed him, kings feared him, he baptised Jesus, he heard...

"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...

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...

 

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