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When God's Call Isn't Clear

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People often ask me how I knew God was calling me to be a missionary—to be honest, I didn’t know for sure if He was. Moving to Taiwan from my home in the US was an intimidating decision. So, in the absence of clear direction, I took small steps of faith.
God is merciful

Creation in the Hands of a Creative God

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Scripture records accounts of God using specific animals to carry out His purposes, from saving a disobedient preacher to reprimanding a sinful prophet. Such is the creativity of our God, who is able to use everything in His creation to further His redemptive plan and display His glory.

In My Mess, There’s Still Hope

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That Sunday, when I realized that I had messed up the timing yet again, I started to feel angry at myself, and regretted not being able to join the full worship session from beginning.

Can Cancer Be Part of God's Plan?

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The three words you never want to hear: “Unfortunately, it’s cancer.” I was 31 when I received my shock diagnosis. My husband and I had three small children, a mortgage, and I was working as a children’s pastor at my church.

When Giants of the Faith Fall: Why It Matters

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“Not again!” I thought when I read that the founder and CEO of Relevant Media Group, Cameron Strang, has come under fire for creating a racially insensitive work environment. The 43-year-old was alleged to be a toxic boss who exhibited “various levels of high-handedness, shouting fits and racially insensitive slights”.

Avengers: Endgame—Is It Really the End?

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I remember walking out of the theatre after watching Avengers: Infinity War last year in a daze. The good guys had lost.

How God Used My Painful Experiences to Bless Others

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A few weeks ago, my Bible study group in church was reading Rick Warren’s book The Purpose Driven Life together. There was a section from the book that caught my attention.

Your Future Is Not Determined By Your Circumstances

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Many people believe that in order to achieve success, one needs a head start in life–you need to be ahead right at the starting line. What this means is that your chance of “success” is determined by your family background. If you come from a privileged background, you have a higher chance of success in life.

The Day I Stopped Hiding My Gift

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“I look at your work and the intern's, and I cannot see the difference between the two,” my former editor said. Those were the last words I wanted to hear, especially since I had worked hard to be where I was.