• 5Ds

    “The task of preparing and writing Isaiah is a 5D task.  With the help of friends, as they encouraged me in prayer, it was amazing how the “D” words kept coming up (not in order of importance): Diligence Determination Discipline Divine help Development of faith On further reflection, the 5Ds...

  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

    In October, about 800,000 people packed the streets of central Tokyo with raised hands and hand-phones to greet eighty-seven medalists from the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics & Paralympics. Athletes on parade soaked in moments of glory, awed by the sheer crowd, as cheers roared from office windows, restaurants and...

  • Isaiah

    Lesson from studying Isaiah through Precept Ministry: A prayer adapted from Isaiah 63:15-17, when I was struggling in faith. “Lord, Look down from heaven and see if there are hidden enemies and hidden sin.  Be gracious to show your zeal and might.  Extend your heart and your compassion to me,...

  • Old and New

    “Behold, the former things have come to pass, Now I declare new things! Before they spring forth I proclaim them to you. Sing to the LORD a new song, sing His praise from the end of the earth!” Isaiah 42:9, 10a.

  • Recovery

    On 11 May 2016, I saw my new room. Amidst, piles of cartons, two boxes looked strange. In them were materials belonging to a fireman.

  • Pastor Kwan writes…

    One of the signs of a mature believer in Christ is his or her compassionate attitude towards those who are weak, helpless and downtrodden. Our goal is not to wait for people to encourage us but rather to be proactive in encouraging others. God’s Word challenges us in I Thessalonians...

  • Back to Japan…

    After a series of scans, the way has opened for IG to return to Japan for several months of service until the next medical test. So here I am in Tokyo, working at two Japanese churches; Tokyo Mission Church and Kakio Christ Church, mainly focusing on teaching the Bible and...

  • Ps Lawrence writes…

    Lately I have been thinking again of what constitutes a healthy church. Is it the size of the church? Is it the vibrant worship? Is it the programmes? Is it the people? Etc…? My thoughts brought me to a book “Nine Marks of a Healthy Church” by Mark Dever. This...