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    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…

    Mum, You are not alone

    Mum, You're not alone

    What is the most challenging job in the world? Many have said it is being a mother, if it is ever considered a “job”. But while it’s not a job in the strict sense of the word, it is nevertheless a tough endeavour. Motherhood is a blessing, but sometimes, it can be a lonely one too.

    For some,…


    Forever Flowers

    The grass withers and the flowers fall, but the word of our God endures forever. —Isaiah 40:8

    One day when he was little, my son Xavier gave me a beautiful bouquet of artificial flowers. He grinned as he arranged the silk white calla lily, yellow sunflower, and purple hydrangea in a glass vase. “Look, Mommy,” he said. “They’ll last…


    Living with Lions

    “He is the living God, and he endures forever.” -Daniel 6:26

    At a Chicago museum, I saw one of the original Striding Lions of Babylon—a large, mural-type image of a ferocious winged lion. Symbolizing Ishtar, the Babylonian goddess of love and war, the lion was an example of 120 similar lions that lined a Babylonian pathway.

    Historians say that…


    “Bring the Boy to Me”

    “You unbelieving generation,” Jesus replied, “how long shall I stay with you? How long shall I put up with you? Bring the boy to me.” -Mark 9:19

    “I don’t believe in God and I won’t go,” Mark said.

    Amy struggled to swallow the lump in her throat. Her son had changed from a happy boy to a…


    Nozomi Hope

    We have this treasure in jars of clay to show that this all-surpassing power is from God and not from us. —2 Corinthians 4:7

    In 2011 a massive earthquake and tsunami took nearly 19,000 lives and destroyed 230,000 homes in northeastern Japan. In its aftermath, The Nozomi Project, named for the Japanese word for “hope,” was created to…


    Time to Grow

    Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up. —Galatians 6:9

    In Debbie’s new home, she discovered an abandoned plant—a moth orchard. She imagined how pretty it would look with new, bloom-bearing stems. She moved the pot into a spot by the window,…


    Megan’s Heart

    Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. Do what it says.—James 1:22

    When Megan was in third grade, she kept coming home from school without her winter gloves. It drove her mom crazy because she had to keep buying new ones, which the family couldn’t afford. One day Mom got angry and said, “Megan, you’ve…


    Serving without Distraction

    Martha was distracted by all the preparations that had to be made. She came to him and asked, “Lord, don’t you care that my sister has left me to do the work by myself? Tell her to help me!”—Luke 10:40

    While Martha served Jesus unsparingly, her sister Mary sat at His feet, listening and learning. Commenting on this…

    Fasting: A Desire To Seek After God

    Fasting: A Desire To Seek After God

    Read: Matthew 6:17-18 “But when you fast, put oil on your head and wash your face… and your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you.”

    We are now at the Islamic calendar of Ramadan. Our Muslim neighbours are observing their fast. Every male and female of a certain age is required to…

    Welcome To Our New Country Director

    Welcome To Our New Country Director


    We are very excited to announce that Caroline Ong Yee Mein has been appointed the next Country Director for Our Daily Bread Ministries Malaysia. Based in our Subang Jaya office, Caroline’s role will be to provide leadership to the Malaysian team in accordance with Our Daily Bread’s global vision. Her appointment came into effect…

    Integrity in Our World Today

    Integrity in Our World Today

    Read: Proverbs 10:9 “Whoever walks in integrity walks securely, but whoever takes crooked paths will be found out.”


    In recent months, there have been many news reports on the moral failures of celebrities, politicians, pastors and public figures. With the advent of social media and technology, it seems like everyone is being held under scrutiny for everything…

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    What Freedom Really Means

    What Freedom Really Means

    Read: Galatians 5:1 “It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery.”

    It has been one year since Covid-19 was declared a pandemic, and Malaysia has been in lockdown – on and off – since March 2020. With this strange new lifestyle,…

    Chin Up This Chinese New Year

    Chin Up This Chinese New Year

    Read: Ephesians 1:3 “Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in the heavenly realms with every spiritual blessing in Christ.”


    This Chinese New Year state borders have opened and Malaysians can balik kampung! This year’s celebration is set to be a distinctly different one from last year’s…