On my 80th birthday, our family of 19 were in Montenegro. I shared with them four markers based on four scripture texts that governed the goals, growth and values of our family. 1st MARKER: GOD, FIRST AND CENTRAL. “choose for… Continue Reading
“It is my hope and prayer that many pre-believers will come to the annual evangelistic meeting we’ve planned for tonight” Only a couple of non-Christians showed up; the rest were their regular church members. No clear vision was communicated about… Continue Reading
“History is a continuing conversation between the past and the present about the future”
“Those who do not read history are doomed to repeat it. Those who fail to learn from the mistakes of their predecessors are destined to repeat them”
Dear Fellow Communicators, I have great pleasure in sending you Notes and Quotes for this month. Once again, the opening article is personal. It is a summary of what I shared with our family members on 18 July when we… Continue Reading
On 16 July, I celebrate my 80th birthday. A couple of weeks ago, in our daily Bible reading, words from Psalm 71:17,18 leapt up at us. Spontaneously King Ling and I concurred that I should adopt them as my birthday… Continue Reading
Celebrating his 80th year Wee Hian continues ministering in different countries, mentoring disciples, writing, speaking Continue Reading
Previously I wrote about “Year of Wild Adventures”. Several of you commented favorably on my theme for 2019. You may be forgiven to think my calendar is now filled with preaching engagements potentially resulting in numerous conversions, and accompanied by awesome… Continue Reading
A paramount need is for Christian leaders to listen to what the world is saying and doing. John Stott strongly advocated a “double listening”. We first listen to what God is saying in His Word.
In order to communicate this Word effectively we must seek to understand what our contemporaries are thinking and disseminating. Hence, in Notes and Quotes, I draw attention to current trends and also ideas/values that leadership coaches are imparting to their trainees.
I repent, and I move away from all the values and judgemental ways that I have inherited as a result of eating the fruit from the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil. I turn to the Lord of life and I desire to eat fruit from the Tree of Life. I pray, “Lord, change my lenses. Enable me to see people with your eyes.
Companies and churches go through a life cycle. They begin as a dynamic movement, gather momentum and grow. Soon they operate as institutions and become part of the establishment. Then for a period of time, they stagnate or plateau. When there is no renewal, they decline. Some close down while others feebly limp on. What is the way to avoid this cycle?