Laymanointing

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

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

Why Paul chose to support his ministry through tentmaking?

Apostle Paul chose to support his ministry through tentmaking. However, … Paul did not subject his choice on other church leaders. 1 Timothy 5:17,18 17 The elders who direct the affairs … Continue reading

September 6, 2015

Marketplace ministry, from colleague to ministry partner – Paul, Aquila & Priscilla

Here’s an example of how Paul’s work in tentmaking brought propagating fruit as he shared the gospel and his life through the work of his hands. Acts 18:2,-4, 24-28 (NKJV) After … Continue reading

September 1, 2015

Good morning! … Thank God its Monday!

Uplifting Godly inspirations for the overcoming week ahead! Thank God … its Monday! This is the day the Lord has made; We will rejoice and be glad in it. Psalm … Continue reading

August 10, 2015

What’s a disciple of Jesus, & example: the disciple who baptised Paul

What are the qualities, characteristics, walk and fruit of a disciple of Jesus ? What distinguishes a disciple ? Let’s look at an example, … someone like you and me. … Continue reading

July 15, 2015

Effective Bible study group teaching & leading

In any single week in a year, tens of thousands of people attend bible study groups, in a quest to understand the Bible better … spawning a vast library of … Continue reading

June 20, 2015

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 Centurion’s Faith in Jesus — Love in action

In the gospels, there are 2 people whom Jesus commended for great faith. One is the Syrophoenician Greek woman, and the other is the Roman Centurion … both Gentiles. Let’s examine … Continue reading

June 5, 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

Giving God only 70%?

Mike Yaconelli: For years I believed when people told me, ‘You either love God or you don’t.’ ‘You are either committed or you aren’t‘, ‘Give God 100 percent’. Sounds very … Continue reading

April 7, 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

Messy Spirituality – Christianity for the rest of us

Hypocrisy, imperfections, messy people in church? Mike Yaconelli: I admit, messy spirituality sounds . . . well . . . unspiritual. Surely there are guidelines to follow, principles to live … Continue reading

March 20, 2015

Prayer in the Den of Office Politics / Conflicts

Recently, was sharing and praying with 2 friends experiencing unexpected challenges to their work, due to office politics. I’m sure all of us have had our fair share of work challenges, … Continue reading

March 11, 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

Marketplace Leading, Learning & Living – Joseph

We live in uncertain times.  Few of us can be certain we’ll be in the same job till we retire.  Globalisation, economic cycles, rising affluence, innovation, government interventions, and downturns, financial … Continue reading

November 2, 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

Should I go full-time ministry?   Finding God’s will, .. a layman guide

As a layman, I’ve been blessed by veteran missionary, Brother Andrew’s advice about full-time christian ministry — simple, practical and down-to-earth :-). Brother Andrew (Open Doors): In some evangelical circles, … Continue reading

October 25, 2014

Marketplace decision making ….. and saying No

In project meetings, ….. my hearers are pleasantly surprised that Jesus words are so down-to-earth, practical and relevant to our work, …. when one of His stories  is used as an example … Continue reading

October 12, 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

Meeting Jesus in marketplace work – Bible testimonies

Its not often we hear Jesus and the office (or our place of work) spoken in the same breath. However, each week, we spend a great amount of our time … Continue reading

July 3, 2014

Salt at Work in the Marketplace

Bob Briner – We have created a phenomenal subculture with our own media, entertainment, educational system, and political hierarchy so that we have the sense that we’re doing a lot. … Continue reading

July 3, 2014

Businessmen christians, Wenzhou

Here’s a video of businessmen christians in the “Jerusalem of the East”, Wenzhou To read further, more details are available on this link page, at sub-heading ‘Boss Christians’ And ‘China’s Jerusalem’. … Continue reading

May 28, 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

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