A few years ago I wrote a post about church buildings which garnered a bit of discussion on social media. Some coming from a similar background (namely, Chinese churches) echoed my concerns and others suggested that I was too simplistic in my analysis. And to be fair, those disagreeing with me were probably right. After reading … More Thinking Aloud: Church Buildings
I’m not sure what it is like for you, but taking a pause from the busyness of life to spend time in God’s Word and prayer does not come easy for me. It is thus of little surprise that this activity oftentimes known as ‘Personal Devotion’ or ‘Quiet Times’ are described as spiritual disciplines. I’m … More Pausing with Pen and Paper
One of the lessons that I’ve been learning ‘in the flesh’ (as opposed to learning theoretically or by proximity) over the past few years of serving in pastoral ministry is that loving, serving, walking with, and caring for people takes a lot of time. As such, I find Jesus’ use of agricultural terms and themes … More Thinking Aloud: Pastoral Ministry and Efficiency
NTE, SWEATCON, NEXTGEN – these are the names of a few conferences that run each year which is specifically and strategically designed to help train young women and men to handle and teach God’s Word. While, these conferences are marked by a variety of really helpful keynote sermons (usually a combination of Old and New … More Why I Love Leading Strand One
The following has been written by my dear brother in Christ – John Le. He joined our community group just a little under a year ago and has been a valuable and wonderful addition to our community. —- Caution: Excuse the terrible writing, I suck at poetry stuff. Also, this might be a really long … More Depression is real – John Le
I was recently asked a really interesting question: why do you blog? That’s a really good question considering that the blogosphere is often known as the place where the ignorant to go spread their ignorance, resulting in word pollution rather than offering any sort of helpful solutions or conclusions. Well I started this blog back … More Why Blog?