Is there still Christ in the Manger?

Inevitably, December has recorded thousands of volumes of amazing life stories which include stories by H.C. Andersen to Harry Potter, from The Christian perspective, the pagan perspective, the secular perspective, to penetrate the global perspective — as if December was dancing about the Winter Solstice which is a potent cosmic...

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Winter is Coming

It doesn’t feel like we have arrived at the end of the year. Winter is coming. In some snowy regions, everything on the ground will be buried by snow. Seeds, leaves, roots and grass are immersed in the depths of the snow. No matter which are good and what are...

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Soli Deo Gloria

This month marks 501 years of the Reformation that officially began in 1517. There are many ways to describe the Reformation, but at bottom, it is a rediscovery of the long lost gospel. It is ironic that the church that should have been faithful guardian of the gospel actually lost...

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What is Worship?

The common question about worship these days is: How do you feel about it? While common, it somehow misses the mark. If worship is directed toward God, that should not be the primary question to ask. The Bible makes it clear that worship is about God and centers on God....

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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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