We live what we think and feel – a discipleship key

Everything we do in church happens in a context. Many of us agonise over the struggles in discipleship; but we ask the Q often in only programmatic terms and almost always remain superficial in our cultural analysis. We talk about busyness, distraction, short attention spans, break down of morals… all of which are valid to […]

The Strength that Eludes the Leader… (Part 1)

Now David was greatly distressed, for the people spoke of stoning him, because the soul of all the people was grieved, every man for his sons and his daughters. But David strengthened himself in the LORD his God… (1 Samuel 30:6, NKJV) I have always been intrigued by this passage. That phrase “strengthened himself in […]

The Challenge of Unity: An Interview with Rev. Dr. Philip Huan

(A modified form of this article was published in Eagle’s Vantage Point magazine, May 2013) SO THAT OUR READERS KNOW WHAT YOU DO, CAN YOU SHARE WHAT IS YOUR EXPERIENCE WITH CHURCHES IN SINGAPORE, PRESENTLY? I started out as an itinerant preacher for a season but have slowly evolved ministry into a strategic consultancy for […]

What does it mean to honour God today?

First, a visual feast: haunting pictures of abandoned churches. {click on this} Most of these images show one thing: at one time, man built great edifices which shone with artistry as a way to honour God. Most of these buildings would also have cost a lot. The downside of this was many such churches often turned […]

Thoughts from reading Mark 1-4

My Bible reading at this point arrives at Mark. This short-action packed account of Jesus’s life is known for its high energy, high speed re-telling… which in most versions is found in the use of the word, “immediately”. Well, i am reading the New Jerusalem version.. and these are some of my thoughts as i […]