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Share Your Story: Wing Tang

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  Wing Tang was born in a non-Christian family but she encountered Christ when she was in her school’s student fellowship. In the past, she relied on her wisdom for academics and work, and her life was rather smooth. That was until two years ago when she experienced struggles with...

Spiritual Growth Resources | Top 10

Posted by Eric Farmer on

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

Posted by Eric Farmer on

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...

Chill Out

Posted by Brett Hilliard on

Okay, here's an embarrassing confession from me. I’m a little more high-strung than I used to be. I get more worried. I fret over little things. I imagine worst-case scenarios when they really aren’t very likely. In fact, my daughter recently told me (politely) to chill out. She was...

The Hour has Come

Posted by Gary Morris on

Jesus replied, “The hour has come for the Son of Man to be glorified." John 12:23   "You also must be ready, because the Son of Man will come at an hour when you do not expect him." Luke 12:40 "Moreover no man knows when his hour will come." Ecclesiastes 9:12 Recently, as my wife...

20/20 Vision

Posted by Albert Ng on

Imagine with me: It is now December 31, 2020. (Yes, 2020. Not 2019.) You are hanging out with a group of friends. Since you guys have known one another for years and you trust one another, your sharing is usually deep and honest. Now, it is your turn for your annual “year-end game.&rdquo...

Turn Off, Tune In

Posted by Rick Bates on

In the new decade ahead of us, we will no doubt continue to see amazing advances in technology. Online news, blog posts, Facebook updates, and tweets will most certainly expand their influence. The ability to pay digitally by simply swiping a cell phone will increase, leading to changing...

Dressed for Christmas

Posted by Daniel Tse on

You are thinking to yourself... What should I wear to the company Christmas dinner? The high school reunion Christmas gathering? And what about the Island ECC Christmas Eve service? Hmm... Perhaps the latest designer label with a dash of red, something sparkly with a hint of gold? Hmmmmm&hellip...

Please, Sir, I Want Some More

Posted by Sherman Chau on

Since we’re on a Charles Dickens theme at Island ECC, I couldn’t help but think of one of his most memorable lines and scenes. In the story “Oliver Twist,” Oliver and the other children at an orphanage are only fed three bowls of thin gruel (like a very watery oatmeal...

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