Don’t Look Away

Don’t Look Away

It’s already moving off the front pages of print and online media, not spared of the relentless push for new news to catch the attention of audiences addicted to novelty. But this happened last Friday: A powerful, 7.5-magnitude earthquake hit the Indonesian...
God is Bigger

God is Bigger

It’s not easy for me to revisit my past, especially a period I call my ten black years. I wished I could go back in time and do things better, make better choices, be a better man. But I can’t go back in time. Now, I seek to redeem my past by sharing whatever lessons I learnt from those dark times, with others. The most important lesson is this — God is bigger than our failures.

Resilience

Resilience

In her book, The Power of Meaning, Emily Esfahani Smith writes: As much as we might wish, none of us will be able to go through life without some kind of suffering. (Emily Esfahani Smith, The Power of Meaning, New York, NY: Crown, 2017, 185.) Smith does not write from...
Suffering for Jesus

Suffering for Jesus

Our church small group is studying the book of Revelation. I have the privilege of leading a few of the sessions. It’s a book that is full of symbols and imagery that made sense to the original writer and audience but can often be hard to interpret by...