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

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

Seizing grace in the face of injustice – a servant girl & Naaman’s healing

Her name is unknown, … anonymous, Her life is recorded in just 2 verses in the Bible. What she did was extraordinary (in 2 verses 🙂 ) …. even Jesus … Continue reading

August 1, 2016

Defusing family dispute, discord

Growing up in any family, I’m sure we all have our fair share of times of tension with our family members.  No one is perfect … including ourselves. A harmonious … Continue reading

August 5, 2015

When a leader fails / falls … what then?

In the last few years, there have been some dramatic scandals and moral/ethical failures by Christian leaders, sending the press and social media abuzz with a cauldron of strong emotions and responses. … Continue reading

July 30, 2015

Blessed are the meek … & responding in the opposite spirit

  In the Sermon on the Mount, one of the 8 blessings is ‘Blessed are the meek‘. What does meekness mean? Does meekness mean weakness in our highly competitive, sometimes … Continue reading

July 20, 2015

Turn the other cheek – A businessman’s experience

What’s should our response in the marketplace be? How do we turn the other cheek? Marion E Wade: Despite my personal shortcomings, and the company’s hazardous beginnings, the fact remains … Continue reading

March 30, 2015

God’s precious & powerful Word

How precious & powerful is God’s word to us ? Dr Wana Ann G Fort, medical doctor, pioneer medical missionary to Sanyati, Zimbabwe 1953-1988: My life as a child was … Continue reading

December 27, 2014

A different Christmas … injustice, loss, grief

In the light of what  happened this week, somehow Christmas this year is different …. like to share some thoughts …   A Shared Heart friends, strangers gather, tears stream … Continue reading

December 19, 2014

The ultimate cost — love your enemies

Had to listen this 12-minute story more than once … Lord help us, forgive us   Daily Rice | Serving Quietly by 林弟兄, bro Lim October 29, 2014 laymanointing.wordpress.com Copyright … Continue reading

October 29, 2014

Love is Kind, .. loving God, .. loving our neighbor in deed

Don Stephens: An ophthalmologist from Texas, a Jewish Christian proud of his heritage, has volunteered on our ships several times.  On this trip, his very first patient was a blind … Continue reading

October 15, 2014

Forgiveness – a Chinese perspective

Ephesians 4:15, 32  (NIV) 15 Instead, speaking the truth in love, we will grow to become in every respect the mature body of him who is the head, that is, Christ. … Continue reading

June 14, 2014

A heart that forgives

here’s a really great song, straight from the heart – “A Heart that forgives”   Colossians 3:13 (NASB, NLT) Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of … Continue reading

June 14, 2014

Hardest place

Was with a family recently, and in our sharing …. was led to ask a question … “Do you know where is the hardest place to be a Christian ?”   … Continue reading

June 8, 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

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