Bishop's Message

Christian hospitality

Christian hospitality

Dec 2018     The Christmas story (recounted in the second chapter of Luke) has a very important but often overlooked theme: “receiving”. God gave His precious only Son to the world with all His love. But the world did not receive the Lord, the Word Incarnate. “Receiving” is also an important theme of...

Happenings

Encountering God through prayer

Encountering God through prayer

Dec 2018     Prayer in session Besides the Wednesday Worship Service, which was inaugurated on 15 August, TRAC Seniors Ministry has also been conducting a Tuesday Prayer Service. Both services are held once a month at Faith Methodist Church at 2.30 p.m. Located within Faith Methodist Church, Charis Hall sits snugly on Level...

Think

On Welcoming the Other

On Welcoming the Other

Dec 2018     In her book, Making Room, Christine Pohl said something that is immutably true about the relationship between Christianity and the practice of hospitality. “Hospitality,” she wrote nearly 20 years ago, “is a way of life fundamental to Christian identity. Its mysteries, riches and difficulties are revealed most fully as it...

REACH OUT

Grace upon Grace

Grace upon Grace

Dec 2018     In life, many of us face ups and downs. For some, their obstacles can be debilitating. 18-year old Agnes*, who currently resides at MWS Girls’ Residence, suffered horrific abuse by her stepfather as a child. Without adequate parental care and support, she ran into trouble with the law. Another of...
My grace is sufficient

My grace is sufficient

Dec 2018     Doris with her students from The Methodist School of Cambodia in 2001 “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” (2 Cor 12:9, NIV) How was I able to sustain 20 years of ministry in Cambodia? It was one thing to be forewarned about...