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Hope In The Face of COVID-19

On the 23rd of July 2021, at 10.45 pm, the cries of a newborn baby filled a room in the birth wards at the hospital. At 3.31kg, she was a healthy baby girl, and her mother, tired but relieved, cradled her lovingly. She was given the name, Naomi Oui Zhen

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Posted on 18 Oct 2021

How CERC’s Ephesians Series Taught Me to Wear My Armour

Andrea DavidMums GG Going through the book of Ephesians has once again reminded me of God’s immense grace and mercy towards my life as I recall how He opened up my eyes and mind to notice and question things that mattered in His perspective. When I was a teenager, I

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Posted on 4 Oct 2021

The school of fatherhood

Some things are hard to forget. I still remember our time in the hospital when a lactation specialist was teaching Robyn how to nurse our newborn son. She had the look of a kind old lady and was just as excited as we were as new parents. At one point,

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Posted on 27 Aug 2021

How I Came To Know Christ and Who I Am Today: An Interview with Timothy Lee

By Liew Hong Wei  Everytime we hear a story of how God is working in and through someone, we can’t help but give thanks. We see God’s work in not just the obvious but also in the most unexpected. Tim’s story is one of many worth celebrating, and so recently,

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Posted on 22 Aug 2021

The Gospel & Christ’s Church – An Anchor for Home-life During COVID ft. the Agapes

CERC sat down with Alpha Agape in a conversation in December 2019 where he spoke about how the Agapes came to CERC, and what made them decide to settle in CERC as their family church. Watch his interview here. Now, one-and-a-half years into the COVID pandemic in Malaysia, Alpha and

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Posted on 6 Aug 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

The Story of Wibrandis Samuel Sam

This post was written by Joni and Sam in recount of the birth of their daughter, Wibrandis Samuel Sam. On the 31st of July, I folded and tucked away the last few pieces of my baby girl’s clothing. I had spent most of MCO preparing for her arrival and just

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Posted on 24 Dec 2020

To Build a Home – 12 Years of God’s Faithfulness

An interview with CERC’s Founding Elder, Elder Robin Gan Have you ever yearned for a home? A place where you belong, are nurtured, discipled, and loved. CERC’s story, too, began with the search for a home — where good Bible preaching would thrive, fueled by a deep yearning for a

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Posted on 8 Oct 2020

High School Sweethearts, not. #CERCWeddings

High school sweethearts. Best friends. Camaraderie. These are what we are known as to most people. Before we continue with this, let us just give you a picture of how we met in a third person’s voice: They met when they were teens. She was 16, and he was 17.

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Posted on 3 Oct 2020