Pastoral Column

I am the LORD, and there is no other god besides me – a righteous God and a Savior “I am the LORD, and there is no other, besides me there is no God. People may know, from the rising of the sun and from the west, that there is none besides me; I am … » Read the Rest…


The Bible is replete with calls for us as Christians, living in the same household of God to look out for one another’s interest. One example of this is in Gal. 6:2 – ‘Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ.’  Yet, strangely, Paul seems to contradict himself … » Read the Rest…


We are introduced here to the practical part of the epistle to the Romans based on the revelation given from the previous chapter 1 to 11.This pattern is typical of Paul’s epistles: doctrine first- what man is to believe about God and then duty- what God requires to those who believe. Doctrine was basic but … » Read the Rest…


This passage was briefly shared in one of the Wednesday prayer services in April 2017. Nathanael, a man with deep religious sentiments. Like Simeon, he waited for the consolation of Israel and was among the number of godly souls who looked for redemption in Jerusalem (Luke 2:25,38) . Our Lord commended Nathanael in the following … » Read the Rest…


“Don’t judge a book by its cover!” Often, it is said that we should not judge a person by his or her outward appearance. “Tom may look ordinary, but he can sing really well/is a great cook/is really intelligent/(fill in suitable cool ability)!” However, what if Tom is tone-deaf, cannot cook to save his life, … » Read the Rest…


Our SG, Redeemed, has been studying Galatians. Some thoughts: The distinctive message is to steer the Galatian Christians from the error of Judaism back into the path of liberty and life in Christ is like. The emphasis is on Christ’s faithfulness to God and those who receive righteousness in obedience by faith. Paul further elaborates … » Read the Rest…


All over the world, we have tombstones and burial grounds made famous because of what they contain. For example, it is reported that Bruce Lee’s graveyard draws people from around the world including three Mongolians who trekked 3,700 miles to honor Lee on the 53rd anniversary of his birth. The trip is said to have taken … » Read the Rest…


 5 Blessings and 5 Things you must do as Christians Some people say, “It does not matter which religion you follow, all religions teach people to be good.” Some say, “Do right and you’ll be alright.” Some say, “So long as you do not harm people, that is good enough.” Some pray to various kinds … » Read the Rest…


APPROACHING STRANGERS – S.M.I.L.E.  It’s natural for strangers to be guarded when approached. Some Christians have asked me how to approach strangers to evangelize to them. My way is simply “S.M.I.L.E.”. S (S.M.I.L.E.) Sensibility and common sense. One expects decorum, respect for personal privacy and space, courtesy etc. (Example:- A brother-in-Christ (BIC) new to street … » Read the Rest…


“Fret not yourself because of evildoers; be not envious of wrongdoers! For they will soon fade like the grass and wither like the green herb. Trust in the Lord , and do good; dwell in the land and befriend faithfulness. Delight yourself in the Lord , and he will give you the desires of your … » Read the Rest…