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In the boat we see God’s Peace

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Our current sermon series was chosen before we’d even heard of coronavirus, let alone experiencing  the restrictions and upheaval we have now.  So this week’s topic of “In the boat we see God’s Peace” is sort-of prophetic. In Mark 4:35-41, the famous story is told of Jesus calming the storm.  The disciples were terrified but […]

In the manger we see God’s love

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Luke 2:1-7 The manger was an unexpected place for Mary to place her newborn in.  Strange, humble surroundings, but there was no room elsewhere.  Yet in this feeding trough was the Incarnation.  The Expression of God’s Love, Promised One, Jesus Christ, Son of God, Messiah, lay in a manger in Bethlehem.  Mary knew that this […]

The Feast of the Father

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“Worship is a feast in which God is the host, the cook, the waiter, and the meal itself!”  (Sam Storms) In about a month’s time, God willing, Sue and I, together with our kids will be in Kuala Lumpur to attend my niece’s wedding. After the church wedding, there will be a traditional tea ceremony […]

耶稣大哥哥 (“Yēsū, dà gēgē” – Jesus our elder brother)

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In the traditional Chinese family structure, the eldest son traditionally assumes greater responsibilities such as looking after his parents in their old age (although more and more first-born females are stepping up to this role). When a father dies or is unable to provide for the family due to ill health, he is obligated to […]

I am not a Pharisee…I’m just righteous

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Over the past few weeks we have been studying Jesus’ parable in Luke 15:11-31 about a father and his strained relationship with his two sons. The younger was free-spirited and reckless. The older on the other hand was hard working and responsible, characteristics that would please all parents. Not an unfamiliar family scenario! Yet surprisingly, […]