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Posts from December 2018

Shepherd’s Corner – December 30, 2018

I think you will all agree with me that 2018 was a full and busy year. With the development of our fellowship hall after the wall was removed, the joining of the Indonesian Church in using our chapel, the acquisition of a used minivan, and the addition of more pastoral staff there is no doubt that God is living and active and…

Shepherd’s Corner – December 23, 2018

God is a promise keeper. God had promised a savior, the Messiah, and in His time, Jesus was born. The long awaited savior was born in Bethlehem just as it was prophesied. However, it wasn’t when, what, or how the people had expected. Israelites expected a political savior; and they probably expected it during their exile or even much earlier; and of…

Shepherd’s Corner – December 16, 2018

By God’s grace we have been growing. I’ve explained that the growth that is most important is spiritual maturity, but we’ve also been growing in numbers. Most of our numerical growth has been (but not limited to) our Y1. And I am thankful for our pastoral intern, Andrew Chang’s faithful service! But this also means that we need more man power to…

Shepherd’s Corner – December 9, 2018

As we have KM’s senior pastor candidate and our Y2 pastor candidate come and share God’s word today, I am thankful that we have men who have faithfully committed themselves to the work of God’s kingdom and church.  The call to the pastorate is not an easy one and definitely not a glamorous one (actually if you ever see a pastorate that’s…

Shepherd’s Corner – December 2, 2018

December is already upon us, which means Christmas is near and the year is almost over.  As we start this final month of the year, start the process of reflecting back on 2018.  They say that hindsight is 20/20, so you should be able to look back and see clearer why certain things happened or how you were led to where you…