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Pastoring a Philippine Church

It’s the Lord’s day. Like most Sundays, we ministers in the churches here have to preach two sermons before lunchtime. Around 5:30 a.m., I get out of bed and start preparing for those two sermons. Having committed my way to the Lord, spent time with my notes, and finished my cup of coffee, I pull […]

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“I don’t think it’s a very religious story. I think it’s a great fable that’s part of so many different religions and spiritual practices. I just think it’s a great story that’s never been on film.” “It’s about environmental apocalypse which is the biggest theme, for me, right now for what’s going on on this […]

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Called to the Ministry

“Then answered Amos, and said to Amaziah, I was no prophet, neither was I a prophet’s son; but I was an herdman, and a gatherer of sycomore fruit: And the LORD took me as I followed the flock, and the LORD said unto me, Go, prophesy unto my people Israel” (Amos 7:14-15). If you would […]

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God’s Purpose in the Sufferings of Joseph

Suffering is a grim reality in this world. But the God who controls it by his almighty power is also real. The question therefore follows, What is God’s purpose in our sufferings? The last part of the book of Genesis (Ch. 37-50) is largely devoted to answering this question. The inspired writer answers the question […]

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