Pastoral Column

In 1 Kings, we read that Ahab ascended to the throne of Israel and reigned for 22 years. He was a bad king and he did more evil in the eyes of the Lord than any of those before him. He set up an altar for Baal in the temple of Baal that he built … » Read the Rest…


Jesus challenges all of us today to follow Him. How? By imitating His example. By being instructed in the Word of God and being filled and led by the Spirit of God. By seeking first the Kingdom of God and not seeking the treasures, achievements and pleasures of the world. Excuses of some disciples who … » Read the Rest…


My colleagues and I at the student ministry have been looking into the book of Hosea together recently. Hosea 1-3 tells the story of God telling Hosea to get a woman of whoredom to be his wife, to love her and care for her. Hosea obeyed God and did exactly that. However, she was unfaithful … » Read the Rest…


“Declare His glory among the nations, His marvellous works among all the peoples!” 1 Chronicles 16: 24. This may have been a daunting task in the past, but with the technological advancements of today, there are no more excuses! Travel has been made easy and people are increasingly mobile. The mission field is now more … » Read the Rest…


It had been a tumultuous period of time at work for the past few weeks as I was hard pressed by tight deadlines and long working hours. With stress mounting on me, it seemed that I was not able to see any light at the end of the tunnel. I believe that this is something … » Read the Rest…


Last Sunday, we were encouraged by Brother Stephen Lok’s sermon on Luke 12! To be a fool in God’s eyes is to have missed the point of life. The remarkable thing is that the person God calls a fool, we would very often call a success, a person to be envied. We have been nurtured … » Read the Rest…


A Christian starts right by having a vital relationship with Christ as His Saviour. See “Start Right in the Way (Part 1) in Pastoral article of 6 Jan 2019. This relationship begins with a personal faith in Jesus Christ and His completed work on the Cross.  The Way is the ancient and good path (Jer … » Read the Rest…


Our brother Kenneth Wong spoke on the Parable of the Good Samaritan last Sunday. It is a familiar parable to many of us, but yet, as God’s Living Word invariable does from time to time, it caused me to reflect on the parable this week and learn new lessons from different perspectives. I have always … » Read the Rest…


We concluded in Part 1 that the Language of the Widow of Zarephath was the Language of God’s Rest. This is a paradoxical statement. Hebrews 3vs7 – 4vs7. It is a paradox because God’s Rest has nothing to do with relaxing and doing nothing. It has more to do with a process of transformation. And … » Read the Rest…


Last month I had shared over the pulpit the topic “Why everything we do today matter forever”. And we dealt on the biblical issue of being rewarded by God Himself on the Judgement day at the Bema seat of Christ. Jeremiah 5: 30-31 –  ” An appalling and horrible thing has happened in the land: … » Read the Rest…