Many years ago, I proposed organising a church leader’s retreat over the Christmas holiday. One leader objected strenuously because she felt that Christmas was a time for people to get together with their families, not a time to do more ‘church work’.
I once read about the true story of a man who met a lady in a hotel lobby, shortly after World War II was over. Although they had never met, the man was in great distress and poured his heart out to her.
“So, who started it?” That is almost invariably the first question we will ask two children who were involved in a fight. The underlying assumptions are that fighting is always bad, and whoever initiates is clearly the more culpable wrongdoer.
I once had a long conversation with a colleague about Christianity. At the end of an amicable and lively discussion over the evidence for and against Christianity as well as Buddhism, he caught me by surprise with a disarming conclusion.
Life often seems to pass by one day at a time in agonisingly repetitive patterns. Most of the time, nothing earth-shaking happens; we simply go through the same mind-numbing daily routines and try to find some form of relief on weekends or hopefully an exotic holiday. Then it’s back to the same old grind, doing the same old stuff.
Live-streaming of all services at their usual timings.
Cell Group meetings will be conducted at by videoconferencing, on Friday nights for adults and Saturday afternoons for youths.
During this period, our pastors, full-time staff and lay leaders will continue to do their best to serve you. Do contact them by either by phone or online unless it is necessary to meet them in person.