Posts

Seeking Heavenly Things

/
Title: Seeking Heavenly Things Materials: Digital hand-drawn…

A Quick Summary Of James 3:17-4:12

/
This week, we are reminded to pursue God and not the world. How…

A Quick Summary Of James 2:18-3:16

/
How has your reading of James been this week? What have you learned?…

A Quick Summary Of James 1:1-15

/
It's time to consolidate what we've learned from James so far.…

Seeking Wisdom For Trials

/
Last October, I was retrenched from my job without warning after working there for about two years. The following month, my girlfriend’s father, who had motor neuron disease, was admitted to hospital. He died two months later.

ODJ: What We Value

Abe lived in a country that was closed to the message of Jesus. We became friends in the first month I lived there, and he soon asked me to teach him the Bible. He gave his life to Christ during our second Bible study, and he eagerly devoured whatever I could teach him. The next year I went home and then returned to Abe’s country with a new Study Bible. Abe’s face lit up when he unwrap

ODJ: not fiction

Recently a shop that’s part of a huge retail chain labelled its Bibles as “Fiction”. A pastor shopping for a gift came across the Bibles and saw “Fiction” written on the price tag. So he took a photo and posted it on social media with the comment: “[Name withheld] has Bibles for sale under the genre of FICTION. Hmm.” The retailer has since apologised, sayi

ODJ: wise words

In April 2014 a blogger was sentenced to 3 years in prison for slander and spreading online rumours. He was the first among hundreds of bloggers detained in a crackdown on internet rumours being spread in social media. The authorities said that the arrests were aimed at maintaining social order, but rights groups saw this crackdown as an attempt to limit freedom of speech online. There continues t

ODJ: living wisely

Your Work Is Not Your Life.” “Burnout to Flourishing.” These recent magazine article titles reflect our need to find wisdom that can help us live well.Whether it’s making decisions at work or dealing with personal trials, time and time again we experience the pressing need to be wise. The pursuit of wisdom, however, is often confused with the pursuit of gaining more knowled