The Highlight of My 2019: God’s Grace

The most common year-ender reflection is to think of the things that went well and did not go well the entire year. This is to basically think of things or circumstances that we should be thankful to God for, and think of how we can change or improve for the better next year. These reflections have become the backbone for most of our new year’s … Continue reading The Highlight of My 2019: God’s Grace

I Kneel Corrected

[Month 5 (Week 19-20): This post is part of the “6 Month Discipleship Plan” series] To say, “I stand corrected” is to admit that you said something that was not correct or that you did something wrong. I recently said this phrase to my thesis adviser and my boss at work.  I skipped a step in the process of coordinating with my thesis committee which … Continue reading I Kneel Corrected

Churching to Gain Favor or Churching to Serve in Faith?

“After weeks of praying, I have decided to transfer to another church because I can get more financial help and support there than here. I know that staying here will challenge and help me grow more in my relationship with God but that is not what I need at the moment.” That statement is indeed a hard pill to swallow. This is not the first … Continue reading Churching to Gain Favor or Churching to Serve in Faith?

Quiet But Not Isolated

I started writing/journaling a blog series here called “6-Month Discipleship Plan” last July for the purpose of reflection, reminder and even accountability. But I kind of missed out on posting anything this October. It is not that I have not been doing anything (quite the opposite actually!) but I have been intentionally quiet, and here’s why. I have been pretty drained lately — not the … Continue reading Quiet But Not Isolated

When Parents Are Against Their Faith in Jesus

[Month 3 (Week 13-14): This post is part of the “6 Month Discipleship Plan” series] I met this young teen a few months ago. She was raised by Muslim parents and grew up in accordance to their religious beliefs. Few months ago, she heard of the gospel. She eventually made a personal decision to receive Jesus in her life as Lord and Savior. I was hesitant … Continue reading When Parents Are Against Their Faith in Jesus