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The Humility Of Christ And The Unity Of The Church

The Humility Of Christ And The Unity Of The Church


Sermon on Philippians 2: 1-11 [New Jersey, 27th Dec. 2015] Advertisements

Gospel Recovery: The Pharisee’s Journey in The Gospel of Grace.

Gospel Recovery: The Pharisee’s Journey in The Gospel of Grace.


Just recently, my ministry responsibilities suddenly increased.  And for this reason, I have not been able to blog as much as I wanted to.  I now write primarily for Living Life (Journal of Spiritual Formation), and I contribute to our organization’s blog (Vision Nationals) from time to time–which has cut down my blogging time.  For […]

Praying is The Most You Can Do; Not The Least!

Praying is The Most You Can Do; Not The Least!


Prayer, as simple as it sounds, is not simple for the vast majority of Christians when it comes to actually doing it, because everyone struggles to pray.  I sometimes struggle to have prolonged periods of prayer times unless I strongly sense the leading of the Spirit.  I do habitually pray silently while in the train, […]

Trusting God in The Harvest Field When Dying is Gain!

Trusting God in The Harvest Field When Dying is Gain!


It has been more than a year since this post was first published (February 2013).  After some revisions and updates, I thought I would republish it here for two reasons: First, I’d like to give thanks to God publicly for being so faithful in providing not only our needs, but the needs of the ministry.  […]

Oscar Muriu: On Humble Incarnational Ministry!

Oscar Muriu: On Humble Incarnational Ministry!


Urbana, as you may have already heard, is “the largest student missions conference in the world, Urbana is a catalytic event held every three years, bringing together a diverse mix of students, alumni, missions practitioners and church leaders.  The 24th Urbana takes place December 27-31, 2015 in St. Louis, Missouri.”  Urbana 09 is where, my Church […]

The Tragic Cost of Non-Discipleship { The Cost of Nominal Christianity}

The Tragic Cost of Non-Discipleship { The Cost of Nominal Christianity}


Last year, David Platt was here in Japan with Francis Chan.  My wife and I had the wonderful privilege of meeting with him over a bowl of Japanese Ramen noodle in a small local restaurant across the street where they were going to speak.  He recently became the President of International Mission Board for the […]

The Peace of Christ For Troubled Hearts

The Peace of Christ For Troubled Hearts


“Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid” (John 14: 27). This is the kind of peace that the world cannot give or take away.  It is His peace. “My peace […]