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Posts from April 2018

Shepherd’s Corner – April 29, 2018

The talks between North and South Korea the other day was a historic moment.  I know a lot of people may have their hopes up while others are highly suspicious and maybe even cynical about the whole affair.  I would advocate an optimistic tone, though level-headed of course.  The reason being the gospel.  Missionaries and churches have been praying for a long…

Shepherd’s Corner – April 22, 2018

Today is Earth day.  This is typically not known as a day associated with Christians.  But how about we consider redefining cultural practice around us (turning postmodern deconstructionism [Derrida] on its head) and consider Earth day to be a celebration of God’s creation!  That we acknowledge and thank God for the beautiful Earth He had created, and actually further acknowledge that we…

Shepherd’s Corner – April 15, 2018

Two weeks have passed since we celebrated Resurrection Sunday.  Are you living like Christ died for our sins and accomplished salvation for us?  Are you living like it matters?  I pray that we have not forgotten the joy and freedom that comes from Christ being our propitiation for sins (representative who took on the punishment of our sins on our behalf)!  As I’ve…

Shepherd’s Corner – April 8, 2018

Grateful to have Missionary Paul Kim come visit us and this summer’s short term missions team today.  Missionary Paul was my home church college pastor, and then briefly the EM pastor when I was the YG jdsn, and then one of the missionaries that I would take teams to for short term missions.  So I’ve known him for a long time and…

Shepherd’s Corner – April 1, 2018

Last month on March 16, the New York Times ran a story titled “Romanian Court Rejects Man’s Claim That He’s Alive”.  It was about a 63 year old Romanian man, Constantin Reliu, who was declared dead by his family when he left the country in the 90’s.  He had since returned and proved that he was alive to the courts by showing…