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    Appreciating those Behind the Scenes

    Appreciating those Behind the Scenes

    Read: John 5:17(b) “My Father is always at his work to this very day, and I too am working.”

    A while back, news of the Malaysian army setting up field hospitals in five particularly hard-hit states caught my attention. Deployed by the Health Ministry to assist with treating Covid patients, it occured to me just how many people…

    When Can I Travel Again?

    When Can I Travel Again?

    Read: Psalm 39:12(b) “For I am your guest – a traveller passing through, as my ancestors were before me.”

    As more Malaysians are vaccinated and staycations now allowed within some states, some of us are eagerly asking, “When can I travel again?” I’m sure wanderlusters are kicking and screaming, “I need a holiday, let me out of here!”

    In…

    #KitaJagaKita: The True Malaysian Spirit

    #KitaJagaKita: The True Malaysian Spirit

    Read: Matthew 25:40 “The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.’

    Since Covid-19 led to our country’s first lockdown in March 2020, Malaysians have risen up to help each other in all areas of life. These include food provisions,…

    Responding to the White Flag

    Responding to the White Flag

    Read: Exodus 17:15 “Moses built an altar and called it The Lord is my Banner.”

    The #benderaputih or white flag movement is fast gaining momentum in Malaysia. What started out as a Twitter post urging anyone in need of food to fly a white flag outside their homes, has now mobilised netizens, businesses and even celebrities to send…

    Prayer for Frontliners

    Prayer for Frontliners

     

    Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, healthcare frontliners have been working non-stop to provide treatment and care for the sick. Everyday, they risk their lives to protect us, facing overwhelming pressures and demands in a fast-paced environment. Here’s how we can intercede for them.

     

    Our Father in Heaven,

    You are our great Creator, Provider and Sustainer…

    5 Ways Covid-19 Has Changed Us

    5 Ways Covid-19 Has Changed Us

    We share our personal reflections on how the pandemic has influenced and transformed us.

    Like it or not, the Covid-19 crisis has changed daily life as we know it. From wearing masks everywhere to scanning our MySejahtera apps each time we enter a building or shop, we’ve learnt to adapt to protect ourselves from infection.

    The pandemic…

    3 Things Christians Can Do When Malaysia is in Pain

    3 Things Christians Can Do When Malaysia is in Pain

    Read: Jeremiah 29:7 “Also, seek the peace and prosperity of the city to which I have carried you into exile. Pray to the Lord for it, because if it prospers, you too will prosper.”

    Ask anyone in the street what’s wrong with our country and you’ll get a litany of woes – the…

     

    The Hand of Comfort

    Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God. —2 Corinthians 1:3-4

    I was having an allergic reaction as…

     

    Fear of the Unknown

    By faith Abraham, when called to go to a place he would later receive as his inheritance, obeyed and went, even though he did not know where he was going. —Hebrews 11:8

    Has God ever asked you to do something that seemed unreasonable? Something that took you into the territory of the unknown? What if He asked…

     

    Feeding the Wolf

    Clothe yourselves with the Lord Jesus Christ, and do not think about how to gratify the desires of the flesh. —Romans 13:14

    An old Cherokee chief was sitting before a flickering fire with his grandson. The boy had broken a tribal taboo, and his grandpa wanted to help him understand what made him do it. “It’s like we…

     

    The Gift of Time

    A generous person will prosper; whoever refreshes others will be refreshed. —Proverbs 11:25

    I headed into the post office in a big hurry. I had a number of things on my to-do list, but as I entered I was frustrated to find a long line backing up all the way to the door.

    My hand was still on…

     

    The Money

    “No one can serve two masters. Either you will hate the one and love the other, or you will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and money.” —Matthew 6:24

    Early in my career while doing work that I saw as more of a mission than a job, another company of-fered me…

    Dad, you’re strong and courageous

    Dad, you’re strong and courageous

    For I have chosen him, so that he will direct his children and his household after him to keep the way of the Lord by doing what is right and just, so that the Lord will bring about for Abraham what he has promised him.” (Genesis 18:19)

    Abraham is known as the Father of many nations. He…

    Where Are the Fathers?

    Where Are the Fathers?

    Read: Proverbs 23:24 “The father of a righteous child has great joy; a man who fathers a wise son rejoices in him.”

    I recently received a lifestyle magazine in the mail. The feature articles carried the theme of mothers since in May we were celebrating Mother’s Day. There was significant coverage on mothers and how wonderful they are. Now,…

    Lessons From A Durian

    Lessons From A Durian

    Read: 2 Corinthians 2:16 “To the one we are an aroma that brings death; to the other, an aroma that brings life. And who is equal to such a task?”

    The durian season is once again upon us. Roadside stalls selling Musang Kings and D24s can be seen in many towns and neighbourhoods. But despite the big divide between…

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