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    Can Christians visit religious attractions while on holiday?

    Can Christians visit religious attractions while on holiday?

    Read: 1 Corinthians 10:31 “...whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God.”

    Now that Malaysians are getting ready to go on holiday (evidenced by the long queues to renew our passports), the question in some people’s minds is: can Christians visit religious attractions like temples, shrines and mosques while on holiday?

    Knowing the…

    Webinar - Family Devotion

     

    Join us in 2022 for an hour and a half presentation by Bishop Ng Moon Hing on the theme "BUILDING A STRONG FAMILY IN FAITH" from Joshua 24:15

     

    Webinar 2022: ODB Bible Teaching on Family Devotion

    Date: Friday, May 27th

    Time: 8:00p.m. - 9:30p.m.

    Venue: Zoom Meeting

     

    Admission is by Registration

    This online form must be submitted by May 26, 2022.

     


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    3 Things to “Open” As Borders Reopen

    3 Things to “Open” As Borders Reopen

    Read: 2 Corinthians 4:6 “For God, who said, ‘Let light shine out of darkness,’ made his light shine in our hearts to give us the light of the knowledge of God’s glory displayed in the face of Christ.”

    “No man is an island” goes the famous saying. And the recent reopening of international borders is good…

    Prayer is Our Weapon in War

    Prayer is Our Weapon in War

    Read: Psalm 9:9 “The Lord is a refuge for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble.”

    As the war in Ukraine enters its second week, more than 1.5 million Ukrainian refugees have fled the country. The conflict is escalating and civilian death tolls are rising by the day. But will a war over 8,000 kilometres away…

    Help! My Money is Getting Smaller

    Help! My Money is Getting Smaller

    Read: 1 Timothy 6:17 “Command those who are rich in this present world not to be arrogant nor to put their hope in wealth, which is so uncertain, but to put their hope in God, who richly provides us with everything for our enjoyment.”

    No doubt the hot topic of late has been the rising cost of…

    Making Sense of Malaysia’s Floods

    Making Sense of Malaysia’s Floods

    Read: Psalm 24:1 “The earth is the Lord’s, and everything in it, the world, and all who live in it.”

    The nationwide floods that hit Malaysia before Christmas last year has come as a shock, and was a grim way to end and start the New Year. Amidst a celebratory mood, a national crisis had struck again. Now…

    Webinar - Growing in Love

     

    Join us in 2022 for an hour and forty five minutes presentation by Bishop Emeritus Dr Robert Solomon on the theme of LOVE from the Gospel of Mark.

     

    Webinar 2022

    Date: Friday, February 25th

    Time: 8:00p.m. - 9:45p.m.

    Venue: Zoom Meeting

     

    Admission is by Registration

    This online form must be completed and submitted no later than 1 February 2022.

     


     
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    3 Ways to Stay Hopeful for the New Year

    3 Ways to Stay Hopeful for the New Year

    Read: Romans 15:13 “May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.”

    With only a few days left in 2021, our thoughts are undoubtedly focused on the coming year. Most of us…

    Through The Candles of Advent

    Through The Candles of Advent

    Read: Romans 8:19 “For the creation waits in eager expectation for the children of God to be revealed.”

    During the season of Advent in the church calendar, Christians around the world light candles on the four Sundays leading up to Christmas. The candles symbolise faith, hope, love and peace, and one is lit up either on Christmas Eve…

    Should Churches Open Now?

    To Open or Not to Open Church?

    Read: 1 Corinthians 12:25-26 “so that there should be no division in the body, but that its parts should have equal concern for each other. If one part suffers, every part suffers with it; if one part is honored, every part rejoices with it.”

    “To open or not to open?” The playwright William Shakespeare never pastored…

    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…