Kingdom Pieties: Praying

By Lydia Lee Growing up in church, my friends and I used to do the naughtiest things during service. We would time our pastor when he prayed, anticipating if he would break last week’s record! We even ranked those who prayed from the pulpit! And the reigning champion with a record of 9 minutes and […]

A New Hope

By Edna Ho, Malaysia Many things have happened around me lately. Most of them have been bad. But amidst all these, I am compelled to still shout, “God is good!” because His goodness never ends. 2012 was a year of ups and downs for me. In the first half of the year, everything was good. […]

It’s Mine, Mine, Mine!

I was awestruck. Mesmerised. I hadn’t even imagined that it would be this good! After several hours of painful toil in setting everything up to be just right—speaker cables into the tiny terminals, with the surround speakers placed just at the right height, and the amplifier set to do all the surround sound decoding instead […]

Obedience Expected

In Deuteronomy 29:29, we read that God desires that “we may do all the words of [His] law.” Does this verse apply to us today? Or is it relevant to ancient Israel only? It helps to note that our Lord Jesus Christ says in Matthew 5:17, “Do not think that I have come to abolish […]

We are… but He is!

By Samuel Magondu, Kenya I am . . . Just your average guy next door. Not someone who stands out in a crowd. Not the guy whom you will cast a second glance. Just a guy trying to make it in this big, wide world. I am the guy who will borrow money with no […]