Happy Father’s Day!

When June comes, you would probably think much of Summer vacation. Where would we go this Summer? Who would think about Father’s Day? Indeed, Father’s Day is nowhere as popular as Mother’s Day, and bad fathers steal the headlines every time. Crimes are mostly committed by males, so do acts...

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Happy Mother’s Day!

Mother’s Day is one of the most popular holidays in our country. It is the opportunity for children (and husband) to express their love and appreciation for their mother’s love and sacrifice. Mother is typically the first person who teaches a child about love through her loving act. We learn...

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Here I Am, Lord. Send Me!

Good Friday/Easter is the central event in Christian faith. The death and resurrection of Jesus Christ is the gospel of salvation. The good news is to be believed. The question is how can people believe what they never hear? And, how can people hear if nobody tells them? And, how...

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Reflections of Good Friday and Easter

This is a special month for Christians because of the Good Friday and the Easter. These two events are the core events of Christian faith. The death of Jesus Christ on the cross is at the heart of the gospel. If Jesus did not die, there would be no forgiveness of sins...

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Happy Chinese New Year 2018

by Reverend Wilson Suwanto   Wearing new clothes is one of many customs of Chinese New Year celebration. It marks the passing of the old year and the coming of the new one. There is hope and optimism that better days lie ahead in the new year.   Christians believe...

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♫ … and A Happy New Year! ♫

  The celebrations, trumpets, and parties can be heard as the world ushers the new year. It is 2018 now. As people welcome this new year with optimism and new hope, there are those who don’t see the new year as something to be excited about. Those who lie on...

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The Meaning of Christmas

  It’s December, and Christmas is here. Christmas surpasses all other holidays in popularity and excitement. All kinds of activities, events, and traditions throw themselves into this one biggest event of the year. While the whole world knows Christmas, they don’t necessarily know Christ. Isn’t that ironic? Christ is there...

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A reason to give thanks

Thanksgiving is here. Giving thanks to the Lord is more than just paying lip service to Him. It is acknowledging that God is good, and that whatever He gives can only be good for us. As we grow in the knowledge of Christ and His love, our thanksgiving will increase,...

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What is Repentance ?

October 31, 1517 is the date when Martin Luther presented his 95 theses for the reformation of the church. The first of these theses says, “When our Lord and Master Jesus Christ said, “Repent” (Matthew 4:17), He willed the entire life of believers to be one of repentance.” While all...

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