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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...

Share Your Story: Wenjin Wang

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Wenjin (Jean) Wang is an artist who came to Hong Kong from Beijing to pursue her Masters and during that time, she got connected with Island ECC. She started serving and went to Yunnan on a mission trip where she heard God calling her into missions. In her journey of service, and grappling...

Past & Present

Posted by Eric Farmer on

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...

Pivot!!!

Posted by Kevin Kusunoki on

“The church needs to pivot.”  Some form of that phrase has been said by influential church leaders all around the world. It makes sense, the church is facing the unprecedented task of ministering to congregations without meeting in person. So all over the world, churches are...

Smile, Jesus Loves You!

Posted by Tim LaTour on

When I was in high school, I developed a huge crush on a girl. When we met, we became fast friends and we talked all the time. On the phone. At school. At McDonald's (yes, it was a big hangout back in our home town). And when we couldn't talk, we would write letters to each other. I don't know...

I Love Movies

Posted by Rick Bates on

I love movies... especially those with good stories.  During COVID-19, I miss going into a dark theatre and being drawn into a story on the big screen through sight and sound. Stimulated by our church’s latest series, I decided to watch the movie, The Secret Life of Walter...

Lesson from Ps. John Sung Shang Chieh

Posted by Albert Ng on

While teaching a class on Philippians, we studied how Paul’s view of life has changed to such an extend that he said, “For to me to live is Christ and to die is gain.” Philippians 1:21 This reminds me of the Chinese evangelist Sung Shang Chieh (宋尙節), or...

Bold Faith Newsletter #9 - Heart Revelation of Giving

Posted by Phil Chin on

As the third wave of the virus affects Hong Kong, we continue to trust God and serve the city by providing masks to those in need and blessing low-income families financially. 10K for HKOne special way we were able to encourage our church to extend generosity was through our 10K for HK...

Praying Like a Centurion

Posted by Sherman Chau on

What can a first-century Roman centurion teach us about adapting to life during the pandemic? Lots. Image by Ginosphotos via MegapixlAmong the many feelings and frustrations during the Coronavirus and the preventive measures is the feeling of being stuck and powerless, especially if we want...

 

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