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Humbled by the Eternal God, and driven to worship Him

“Holy, Holy, Holy! Merciful and mighty! God in 3 persons, blessed Trinity”. I’ve been singing this hymn ever since I came back from TTC 2022 (Thinking Theologically Conference) on “The Knowable God”! I must say that I thoroughly enjoyed immersing myself in the Scriptures along with 400 spiritually hungry participants,

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Posted on 28 Sep 2022

Saved by God, through God, for God. A Reflection by Chuan Khai

‘How can you live the Christian life if you think it’s about you?’ These words from the first sermon came to mind throughout the series and they still do even as it comes to an end. They cut deeply to the heart of someone who was aware of the evil of man-centered theology (a worldview which thinks God exists to please mankind) that was out there, yet was oblivious to the sin within his own heart that wanted to keep his Christian life comfortable and easy. Continue reading

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Posted on 29 Jul 2022

#GetRealWithMe featuring Jeanelle Khaw

Hi! My name is Jeanelle, I am from Tertiary Growth Group (TGG) Original and here’s what I’ve been learning in the Christian Life series on Sundays and in TGG. In the earlier parts of the Christian Life series, I had a lot of assumptions about the doctrinal content that we

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Posted on 28 Jun 2022

The truth about love in Hosea

The Hosea sermon series taught me that true love involves discipline, which means God’s judgment is essential for His people to repent. This was so hard for me to grasp in the book of Hosea, considering that the culture I’m in elevates tolerance and positivity, resulting in the conception of a god who never judges and is willing to live with people who don’t even truly love Him. But this is clearly not true from the book of Hosea, where God showed that He desires genuine worship from transformed lives and not mere outward religiosity (Hos 6:6). Continue reading

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Posted on 14 Feb 2022

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

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

How I Came To Know the Gospel in CERC

At CERC we’re engaged in God’s great mission to gather a people for Himself through Christ (Matthew 28:18-20). In this article, you will find individuals from our congregation that by God’s grace received the gospel through the preaching of His Word, and who are now living for this same mission

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Posted on 17 Jul 2021