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Hope Deferred

Posted by Dawn Lau on

Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a longing fulfilled is a tree of life. Proverbs 13:12 I recently went on a “Stillness” Retreat organised by a good friend of mine. She had the thought to bless a group of her female friends by gathering them on one dedicated afternoon at...

... But God...

Posted by Sherman Chau on

But /bʌt,bət/: a conjunction used to introduce a phrase or clause contrasting with what has already been mentioned. “But.” A very short yet powerful word. The ultimate game-changer. When coupled with God, it holds great promise and infinite possibility. Whatever was said...

Advent Hope

Posted by Martin Radford on

I wait for the Lord, my whole being waits, and in his word I put my hope. I wait for the Lord more than watchmen wait for the morning. Psalm 130:5–6 In some of the more traditional churches, advent is celebrated using a wreath of 5 candles: one each...

Ultimate Sweetness

Posted by Tim LaTour on

We just started a new sermon series called “Sweet and Sour” that is taking a look at how we are to have life to the full, but there will also be trouble. I’ve been reading through the book of Acts lately and there was a passage that struck me as somewhat of a “sweet and...

Share Your Story: Karen Li

Posted by Island ECC on

Karen grew up in a Christian family but always believed the bringing people to Christ was the job of a pastor. After going through a Grow Course, Karen realised that that bringing others to Christ was a call that was shared by all Christians. Soon after, she was given the opportuntiy to share...

Chinese New Year Blessings

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I pray that out of His glorious riches He may strengthen you with power through His Spirit in your inner being, so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith. Ephesians 3:16–17a Traditional Lunar New Year celebrations begin days before the first day of the Lunar calendar when...

Just a Little Longer...

Posted by Sherman Chau on

I always loved chocolate advent calendars as a kid (and still do). These have a little door to open with chocolate or candy inside, one for each day of December leading up to Christmas Day. Some might criticize this as a commercial side of Christmas, but I think it teaches anticipation, which is...

Hope of the World

Posted by Ka Wong on

Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, and into an inheritance that can never perish, spoil or fade. This inheritance is kept in heaven for you, who through...

Let's Worship

Posted by Brad Jordan on

Peter, suddenly bold, said, “Master, if it’s really you, call me to come to you on the water.” He (Jesus) said, “Come ahead.” Jumping out of the boat, Peter walked on the water to Jesus… The disciples in the boat, having watched the whole thing, worshiped...

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