Laymanointing

…. they were unschooled, ordinary men …. they had been with Jesus …. the crippled man healed standing with them – Acts 4:13,14

A father’s prayer, a mother’s intecession, .. a little child’s petition

This week, received a message from a dear brother who sent a Chinese worship song which his mother loved very much, … in warm fond memory of her  (she went … Continue reading

June 5, 2017

Trusting God’s plan .. when faith makes sense, .. & sight does not

In Hebrews 11,  there’s a key reminder for us … regarding the believers who walked by faith, Hebrews 11:32-34 (NIV) 32 And what more shall I say? I do not have … Continue reading

April 1, 2017

Don’t worry, … don’t be afraid, … God is with us

In times of change and uncertainty, or walking down an unfamiliar road, or trying something new, … its encouraging to know that God is faithful & unchanging … He is … Continue reading

March 20, 2017

You meant for evil, .. God turned it for good .. saving lives

As a six-year old boy, Brother Nathan witnessed an unthinkable attack on his father, a Christian pastor.  After the attack Nathan sought revenge and vowed to avenge his father. His … Continue reading

February 5, 2017

A new year, a new day, prayer of healing & hope

Dearest friends, We live in the midst of uncertainties, .. cracks, .. division, Great change And all the more, We need Jesus even more only He can heal our differences, … Continue reading

December 31, 2016

The language of Love … builds bridges

Daphne Jacobs in Kashmir, India: One afternoon Betsy, a new worker in our team, asked my husband, “Anything special at the clinic this morning, Steve?” “Well, yes. The old Balti … Continue reading

October 1, 2016

God calls a layman

Henry Parsons Crowell was the founder of the Quaker Oats Company.  One day, the Lord spoke to him … The autumn months and winter passed without too much  difficulty.  Missing … Continue reading

June 18, 2015

A widow’s mite, .. an old woman’s bowl & chopsticks .. an old man’s £2 — faith & faithfulness

One day, at the temple, Jesus was teaching the people about the ways of the religious leaders, and their pursuit of honor and glory for themselves … bringing spotlight on themselves … Continue reading

April 15, 2015

Healing – a scientist’s faith experience

Professor Roy Peacock: The year was 1971.  We had decided to go to the Festival of Light in central London …  We arrived early.  Long before the main party had … Continue reading

March 10, 2015

Rahab’s faith & legacy – God’s mercy & grace in judgment

Rahab’s faith is immortalized in Hebrews 11 and James 2. As a result of her faith, what happened to her house, her household and … her legacy. Hebrews 11:31 (NKJV, … Continue reading

February 28, 2015

God, where are you?

Lessons from real life, when the way is hard and the path is dim … when suffering, persecution, and war descends. Frank, honest sharing. Benjamin Kisoni, a Congolese pastor: My … Continue reading

February 27, 2015

Four days late … but He’s still on time

Timeless songs of faith & hope that lift the spirit, … rest the soul … in seasons when answers to prayers are slow, delayed… when looming storms gather … when the … Continue reading

November 7, 2014

Missions Attitude … humility, respect, … friends, family

After making a missions trip overseas or serving locally … have we made a new friend, … with warm memories and sharings … and we are looking forward to meet them again … Continue reading

November 5, 2014

Someone’s praying for you

In whatever situations we are in,  … timeless, comforting reminders  by John G Elliott & Lanny Wolfe    有人在替你祈禱 中国的早晨五点钟 – 小敏篇   Encouragement | Suffering/Hope by 林弟兄, bro Lim November 4, … Continue reading

November 4, 2014

Healing – a doctor’s experience

Sair R. Park, M.D. He is an OB/GYN and a professor emeritus from the University of California-Davis Medical School. He is also the Founder and President of SAM-Care, a non-profit … Continue reading

October 30, 2014

Healing – a doctor’s perspective

Dr Ernest Crocker ( BSc(Med), MBBS, FRACP, DDU ), shares  his journey and experience in divine healing, as well as the experiences of his medical friends. A good sharing on reconciling medical science and … Continue reading

July 14, 2014

Raised from the dead – a Burmese pastor’s story

Rev Tam Ki’s story started in Machung, a remote village in the jungles of north-western Burma (Myanmar). In 1973, at about the age of 20, Tam Ki died from a serious … Continue reading

July 10, 2014

A Breath of Heaven – a doctor’s experience

I don’t see a separation of my practice of medicine and my practice as a Christian, the two things merge into one when Jesus came to find me” – Dr Reggie Anderson … Continue reading

July 2, 2014

Extraordinary Disciple Multiplication

I’m amazed by the extraordinary numbers that Pastor Ying Kai and Grace have discipled and multiplied by the grace of God.  The power of God through just one couple who sows … Continue reading

June 18, 2014

Blessed are the poor in spirit … an example

Reading this moving and humbling story, I can’t help but be reminded by Jesus’ opening statement in the sermon on the mount. Matthew 5:3 (NIV) “Blessed are the poor in spirit, … Continue reading

June 17, 2014

Ministering to people with dementia

With aging populations, dementia numbers are rising. Rev Mark Wormell shares stories of people with dementia and their experiences with God, Biblical hope and practical suggestions in loving ministry.  Ministry … Continue reading

June 17, 2014

Saving abandoned babies

CNN report – A South Korean church accepts unwanted newborns, allowing them to be placed anonymously in a “baby box”.  The pastor himself has adopted some of the babies. Hope | … Continue reading

June 16, 2014

Where would I be ?

What kind of God can make the morsels of snow, fall from a gray sky What kind of God can weave the tapestry of a rainbow, and sketch it into … Continue reading

June 10, 2014

Show me God

Frank Damazio: A few years ago I heard a story about Richard Wurmbrand. This Romanian Christian minister of Jewish descent publicly denounced communism and said that it was not compatible … Continue reading

June 9, 2014

Difficult people …

Now and then …. I find myself in situations where people are not so easy to deal with, or work with …. I’m sure we all have our fair share … Continue reading

June 7, 2014

Epic journey – the Hmar Bible

An amazing epic journey from the remote villages of the Hmar tribe in Manipur,  India. A ten year old Hmar boy, Rochunga Pudaite, was sent by his father, Chawnga, on foot … Continue reading

June 5, 2014

Does God understand us? … when life is unfair

Does God understand us when we suffer, … when life’s unfair, unjust? Isaiah 53:3,4 (NIV) He was despised and rejected by mankind, a man of suffering, and familiar with pain. … Continue reading

June 5, 2014

From Tiananmen to Jesus

Journeys of 3 chinese who were on the 1989 Tiananmen Square “most wanted” list who found Jesus – Zhang Boli 张伯笠, Yuan Zhiming 远志明, Chai Ling 柴玲 . Zhang Boli 张伯笠 Zhang Boli’s Journey (testimony from NPR).  Click … Continue reading

June 3, 2014

Is God always for us? On whose side ? Pt 2

Continuing on with the book of Joshua, from part 1 of the story, Click here …. Joshua 6:1-5 (NIV) Now the gates of Jericho were securely barred because of the Israelites. … Continue reading

May 30, 2014

Overcoming obstacles in Life & Business

Judith Halim shares her journey from poverty in Medan, Indonesia to becoming a successful businesswoman in Singapore by the grace and hand of the Lord.   A Ruth story of … Continue reading

May 28, 2014

A joyfully fruitful Indonesian taxi driver

Pastor Randy Hurst shares an inspiring story of an Indonesian taxi driver, David, who took him to the airport in Jarkarta one day, and the faithfulness and the amazing multiplying … Continue reading

May 27, 2014

Real Faith in the inner-city

1983 … an impoverished inner-city neighborhood, Tenderloin, San Francisco, … a Taiwanese accountant, Roger Huang, had a flat tyre …. witnessed a boy beaten up in an alley …. the … Continue reading

May 27, 2014

Revival in China

When China closed its doors to foreign missionaries in 1949, there were about 700,000 protestant christians.  Through extreme persecution, suffering, hardship and martyrdom, the flame of the church in China … Continue reading

May 26, 2014

Is God always for us? On whose side ? Pt 1

Joshua 5:13-15 (NIV) 13 Now when Joshua was near Jericho, he looked up and saw a man standing in front of him with a drawn sword in his hand. Joshua went … Continue reading

May 24, 2014

God’s stories, testimonies from around the World

Just bought up a copy of Christ Our Reconciler, The Third Lausanne Congress on World Evangelization 2010. There are a number of very uplifting, moving and inspiring testimonies from around the … Continue reading

May 23, 2014

Look at the wild flowers

Matthew 6:30-34 (The Message) “If God gives such attention to the appearance of wildflowers —most of which are never even seen —don’t you think he’ll attend to you, take pride … Continue reading

May 6, 2014

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