New Reading List

Every quarter, I host a book review challenge in my young adult group. Our book review sessions are competitive, engaging, insightful and most importantly, it supports our spiritual and personal growth. If you host a community or church-based group, I encourage you to incorporate a reading culture into your programme. In recent months, we’ve read and reviewed some really amazing […]

Hope in ‘Impossible’ Times

I’ve been away from my blog for too long. It’s been a personal rollercoaster in recent weeks Lots of challenges, travelling, ministry engagements, family, work and business changes, book reviews, my young adult group, and working with an awesome team to develop a new community-based initiative that I’m really excited about and will launch later this year (more details in […]

Delight in the Lord

What does it mean to delight in the Lord? Christians are meant to be happy people. But happy in what? Ourselves? Our bank account? Our family? Our educational and career attainment? None of these are wrong in themselves if they inspire happiness in us. But could and should there be a deeper bedrock that inspires and sustains our joy and […]

Following Jesus Afar Off — Part 2

In the previous post, I narrated my ‘following Jesus afar off’ experience a few years ago. I didn’t want to be identified as a Christian because I had failed to live up to the appropriate Christian standard. You can read that post here. What does it mean to follow Jesus afar off? But Peter followed him afar off… Matthew 26:58. Peter’s unwillingness […]

Following Jesus Afar Off — Part 1

But Peter followed him afar off unto the high priest’s palace, and went in, and sat with the servants, to see the end — Matthew 26:58. Have you ever messed up big time as a Christian? And when you look back, you are like; “What! Did I actually do that?” Yes, you are not alone. Peter, a disciple and apostle of […]

The Power of Forgiveness

Last weekend in my student and young adult group in Liverpool, we explored the power of forgiveness. Each week, we approach our discourse from a personal and experiential perspective. In this case, we considered pertinent questions such as: What is forgiveness? Must I ALWAYS forgive others? Is it possible to forgive ALL offences? What if I don’t want to forgive? He/she never apologised. Surely, I cannot […]