God with Us – Emmanuel

By Yulius Darmawan, Indonesia At every phase of our lives, we are bound to face challenges. God uses these experiences to shape our character and the process could be quite painful and unpleasant. Quite often, it is discouraging. Sometimes, it may even seem like God has abandoned us. King David is a man like us. […]

Christmas Choice

By Herbert Vander Lugt If you make room for Jesus in your heart, He will make room for you in heaven. READ: Matthew 2:1-12 When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceedingly great joy. —Matthew 2:10 The glitter of bright decorations, the sound of joyous Christmas carols, the happy children, and the cheerful “Merry […]

Love Works Wonders

By Julian Abraham Chua,  Singapore Love can work wonders. It could keep the poor and destitute alive through the generous giving of strangers. Similarly, because of God’s great love for us, we became the beneficiary of a great wonder. God “demonstrates His own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died […]

Beautiful Ugliness

By Hasyth A., Sri Lanka “This is a poem I wrote about God’s love for me and the stages of life I have experienced. It talks about my internal battles and the person I became—not pleasant. But through all my struggles and all the rejections that I have put God through, He never let go […]

Searching for the Mood

Submitted by Cioloca Tabita, 16, Romania