A Day With Father

Charles Francis Adams, the 19th century political figure and diplomat, kept a diary. One day he entered: “Went fishing with my son today—a day wasted.” His son, Brook Adams, also kept a diary, which is still in existence. On that same day, Brook Adams made this entry: “Went fishing with...

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Motherhood: A Glorious Design of The Lord

Motherhood is the glorious design of the Lord Jesus. In the way to fulfill God’s great plan of salvation, as the solo executor of this plan, the second Person of the Triune God took a form of man in incarnation and blessed the womb of Mary. It explained explicitly how...

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2020 Easter

Fourth of July is a national holiday, so is Memorial Day. In the United States, we celebrate those two days as a National Holiday, it is a remembrance of America’shistory and identity, it isn’t unusual to see a parade in your city or town celebrating those days with a carnival...

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The Universe Tells a Story

Many things stay as a mystery under the sun.  It seems like the universe is telling a story to humans.  Stories that require us to be responsive and wise in thinking and valuing life.  The Corona virus outbreaks is also a story excerpt that was told by the universe even...

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The Problem of Pain – C.S. Lewis

If you never had the opportunity to read a book by C.S. Lewis, The Problem of Pain is not the book you want to read! If you want to read an accessible C.S. Lewis book, read Mere Christianity. That book makes for an enjoyable and thoughtful reading experience.The Problem of...

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Christmas In Different Places

As Christmas draws near, what will your Christmas celebration look like? For instance in Japan, Christmas is not a major holiday! Sadly, because of the low number of Christians (about 1% of the population) and lack of Christians traditions, Christmas is a minor event in Japan. But in recent years,...

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Cast all your cares to Jesus

Please indulge me a little, but there is a song by Five Iron Frenzy called “Every New Day” (warning: if you like traditional hymn music, you might be unhappy). I really enjoy this song, for one, it is ska-punk, second, the lyrics. When I was small, the furthest I could...

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Violence

It is not too wrong to say that violence has become a part of “culture & politics.” Violence accompanied by mass murder has become the new art of brutality. The Hong-Kong territory’s leader, Carrie Lam, warned that violence will push Hong Kong over the edge. Violence, no matter if it’s...

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Mission Trip

If you are not aware, members of Indonesian Evangelical Church in San Jose, San Francisco, and Los Angeles have traveled to Indonesia on a mission trip. From August 1 to 4th, we will go to several locations to do “missions” work. The idea of “missions” can be mysterious and expansive,...

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Worth It!

By: Rev. Steve Lee If you did not hear about the “College Admissions Scandal”, here is the quick summary. Several wealthy and celebrity parents are accused of using bribery and fraud, to get their children into major universities. Two of those parents involved are Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman, who...

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