Outlier Preachers

I had the opportunity to take some time off this morning to recover from a developing cold and a busy week at college mission, and what better way to kick back than with good book in hand. So I picked up Malcolm Gladwell’s Outliers off my shelf after not really cracking it open since Book Depository deliveredContinue reading “Outlier Preachers”

Humble Leadership

I was at a para-church organisation leaders meeting recently and had an interesting experience. I was the youngest member in the room (in fact, I had just tagged along) so I walked around pouring tea for the respective leaders and as I was doing that, I recalled a vivid memory from a conference that I organised justContinue reading “Humble Leadership”

Why Internship?

In many evangelical circles, programs like the Ministry Training Strategy (MTS) or Metro are usual pathways for those who have been identified to be suitable for pastoral ministry. For those who are less familiar with these programs, they are essentially 2 year pre-seminary (theological college) apprenticeships that enable candidates to have more hands-on ministry experience before theyContinue reading “Why Internship?”

Pray for ministry trainees

I had the opportunity last night to catch up with two childhood friends. After many years of separation, we finally got to sit down together to share about what God has been doing in our lives over the past years. Apart from sharing about our university studies (Xin Yang aka Pisteos (black shirt) is in hisContinue reading “Pray for ministry trainees”

Pray for pastors

Every time I return to Malaysia, I get to hear what my parents have been up to in their ministries. Given their role as professors at a seminary and their background in counselling, they are often approached with pastoral and church issues. One recurring and disheartening issue that I hear every time I return isContinue reading “Pray for pastors”