Pastoral Column

In What is God up to? (Part 1) on 26 May 2019, we considered Jesus’ comparison of the kingdom of God to the mustard seed. In this second part to what is the kingdom of God like, Jesus compared it to leaven: It is like leaven that a woman took and hid in three measures … » Read the Rest…


Go and plant Gospel seeds around you today. When going, remember that you are being sent. Going denotes elements of self-effort and initiative. The truth is, we are being sent. We are approved and appointed by the King of Kings to be Christ’s ambassadors (2 Cor 5: 20). What a privilege!! While we may not … » Read the Rest…


We often hear people quoting Acts 2:42, on how the early church fellowship of the believers was like : “And they devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers”. Praying is one of the activities that the early church members were devoted to. The earliest Christians’ … » Read the Rest…


Last month, I got a rude shock when one of my regular lunch kakis shared with me that he was diagnosed with colon cancer. This news came to me as an unexpected as there were no tell-tale signs. When I have lunch with him, he looks healthy. I got to know this friend during my … » Read the Rest…


Numbers chapters 22 – 24, 2 Peter 2:15,16, Jude 1:11, Revelation 2:14 In this article we hope to gain insight into the nature of wickedness and more importantly, how God chooses to use the wicked to accomplish His ends. We are talking about God’s sovereign choice to use whomsoever He wishes to accomplish His purpose. … » Read the Rest…


Exodus 34: 6-7 has always reminded me of the proclaimation of God and His character to Moses.  It says “The LORD, the LORD, a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast love and faithfulness, keeping steadfast love for thousands, forgiving inquiry and transgression and sin…” Last week there was the annual … » Read the Rest…


As you do evangelism in your workplace, you will also come across: I. religious do-gooders; II. self-made men; III. worshippers of idols. How can you lead them a step nearer to faith in our Saviour? For this pastoral column article, I will be covering briefly Type III: Those who worship idols. Traditionally, these are the … » Read the Rest…


Last year, we studied the Book of Nehemiah. We discovered a man who is faithful to God and who prays day and night. He acknowledges God’s great and awesome acts in his life. Nehemiah prays; “ O Lord God of heaven, the great and awesome God who keeps His covenant and steadfast love with those … » Read the Rest…


Colossians 1:24 “Now I rejoice in my sufferings for your sake…” In his letter to the Colossians, Paul sets an example of enduring hardship for the sake of the gospel and for others. He writes this letter while still in prison, yet his attitude shows that he views his setbacks and hardships as part of … » Read the Rest…


Type II are the self-believers and self-made men. They do not need God because they have received affirmations from fellow men that they have made it by themselves. How can we help such people to stop in their tracks? How can we tell them that there is another Person who is the greater “I AM?” … » Read the Rest…