The Problem of Worry and Its Solution

By Rev. Wilson Suwanto Worry is a common human reaction. Everyone worries about something everyday. Even when we have nothing to worry about, we worry if such a feeling is normal. When we are worry-free, we often become worried because we are so unlike others around us. It seems that...

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Biblical Courtship

By Shirley Soetarso Source: Choosing God’s Best (Dr. Don Raunikar) Is “biblical courtship” preferable to traditional dating? Is “relating without dating” a realistic idea? How can two people strive for spiritually one “couplehood” without risking heartache? Navigating the Christian singles scene can be pretty daunting—even when you’re an adult! In...

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What can TV do for your family?

By Ev. Edward Shyu I. The tube is harmingyour family About eighty years ago, the whole world was very excited about the appearance of a brand new invention ? television? (TV in abbreviation) which is an electric tube transmitting images without wires. Nine years later, the first TVservice was promoted...

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Weariness in Ministry

Weariness in Ministry by Evangelist Julia Suwanto Evangelist Julia Suwanto discusses a chronic issue among church members: weariness in ministry. In this interview, she briefly discusses the symptoms and mindsets that characterize those who are experiencing fatigue in ministry. She touches on why many feel weary in ministry offers sound advices on how to address the issue....

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Why Being Baptized?

Why Being Baptized? Rev. Wilson Suwanto Why do you have to be baptized? Many Christians increasingly view baptism as an unnecessary ritual. Christians are saved by grace through faith in Christ. Baptism does not save. Faith in Christ saves. If that is the case, why is baptism necessary? On Pentecost, the...

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Teka Teki Silang Alkitabiah

Teka Teki Silang Alkitabiah Author: IEC San Jose Posted on: 2016-02-20 09:30:00 Mendatar Menurun 1 Kitab ke-28 Perjanjian Lama 1 Hidupnya diperpanjang 15 tahun (Yes 38:5)  3 Diperlukan  untuk bekerja bagi TUHAN (1 Raj 19:10) 2 Jumlah murid yang menyaksikan kenaikan Tuhan Yesus (Mat 28:16) 5 Salah satu dosa di...

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1 Korintus 13:13

JANGAN SALAH BACA 1 KORINTUS 13:13 Ev. Kalvin Budiman “Demikianlah tinggal ketiga hal ini, yaitu iman, pengharapan dan kasih, dan yang paling besar di antaranya ialah kasih” (1 Korintus 13:13). Percaya atau tidak, ada banyak orang membaca ayat di atas seperti membaca sebuah pertanyaan pilihan ganda (multiple choice) yang jawabannya...

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Tithing FAQ

Compiled by Deacon Ferry Soendjojo 1. Why is it important to tithe? “First and foremost, God tells us in His Word to tithe. We are to obey Him, thus we are to tithe. Even if it doesn’t make sense to us, God is smarter than we are and His ways are higher (Isaiah 55:8-9)....

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Mengapa Bukan Mengasihi Musuh?

Mengapa Bukan Mengasihi Musuh? Ev. Kalvin Budiman “Tidak ada kasih yang lebih besar dari pada kasih seorang yang memberikan nyawanya untuk sahabat-sahabatnya” (Yohanes 15:13). Mengapa di Injil Yohanes ini, Yesus berkata bahwa kasih yang terbesar adalah kasih yang ditujukan kepada sahabat, dan bukan kepada musuh kita? Bukankah di Khotbah di...

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Grace in The Midst of Condemnation

By Janice Atmadja First and foremost, a deep Biblical reading reveals to us that the central theme of the Bible is grace. Grace is a distinctive characteristic of the one true God; as such, the Bible displays this uniqueness by slowly unfolding His unique story of love to His creation...

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