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Church membership is not an empty candy wrapper | Ephesians reflection by Shaun Alex Thomas

Hamburger earmuffs. Shoe umbrellas. Church membership? The Shaun of 3 years ago wouldn’t have blinked an eye at lumping these three seemingly disparate items into the same bin of pointless frivolities that are of no use to anyone. But not only would the Shaun of today not dispose of church

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Posted on 14 Jul 2021

Motherhood: parenting like God ft. Jan Tie

If you prefer reading, here is a transcript of the video! I: Hi Jan! J: Hi Isabelle! I: You know, I’ve never actually met Auggie yet. J: Oh is it? Oh yeah… I: I mean, I’ve seen him. I’ve seen you guys carry him, but I’ve never met him personally. 

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Posted on 6 Jul 2021

Growing Children’s Ministry During a Pandemic: A Conversation with a Sunday School Teacher and Parent (New CERC Kids Instagram Account!)

During the pandemic, instead of our Children’s ministry shrinking in size, our Children’s ministry grew to accommodate more kids than before. We are thankful to God and thankful to the parents and teachers for their hard work and passion for the children. We love that they hold on to high

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Posted on 3 Jul 2021

The Pans’ Newsletter – May & June 2021

May & June 2021 Newsletter Dear supporters, friends and family, Thank you for your continued partnership with us in our Gospel work here in the Klang Valley, Malaysia!  14 For this reason, I bow my knees before the Father, 15 from whom every family in heaven and on earth is named, 16

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Posted on 1 Jul 2021

Deeper thoughts on Qing Ming & The Resurrection of Christ : Where would humans be after death?

Qing Ming and The Destination of Death I often thought about where people would go after death. These thoughts were on my mind even before I became a Christian. Growing up in a Chinese family, as is typical of our traditional practice, our family members were obligated to visit our

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Posted on 31 Mar 2021

My Journey to Apprenticeship

Hi everyone! I’m Ruth Voon and my hometown is Kuantan in Pahang. Back at Kuantan, people know me as Yan Wen (my Chinese name). I started using the name Ruth in university because it was a name given by a pastor back at my high school because it was easier

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Posted on 28 Mar 2021

Reflections on Attack on Titan

It was Chinese New Year, CNY for short, and I was back at my parent’s house. This year’s CNY was slightly different due to the uprising Covid-19 cases and the consequent Malaysian lockdown where our traditional house-hopping/visitation was no longer allowed in efforts to curb the virus. With that, there

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Posted on 22 Feb 2021

Whose Birth Exactly Are We Celebrating on Christmas?

Whose birth exactly are we celebrating on Christmas? Yup. It’s Jesus Christ’s. That wasn’t a trick question. Even non-Christians have at least heard about CHRISTmas being the celebration of CHRIST’s birth. But for us CHRISTians who have become so used to this fact, I hope that the significance of Christ’s

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Posted on 26 Dec 2020