Posts from October 2018

Posts from October 2018

House Church Lay-Leader Seminar Testimony – Anthony Cho

Hello everybody. My name is Anthony and I have the privilege of sharing my testimony with you today. I felt thoroughly blessed and supported by my previous shepherds, pastor Caleb and Jennifer. They poured love and care into my life and God worked through them to touch me. I’ll never forget the day I finally had the courage to open up about my deep scars to my house church. I was in tears; it was so embarrassing and I was…

108. Political Spirit

Many people like to talk about politics. Politics are often an easy conversation starter because it gives everyone something to talk about and argue over. I do remember talking about political parties with my friends and asking my parents whom they are going to vote when I was in grade 7. It certainly gave me an illusion that I was becoming an adult because all adults I knew seemed to have an opinion about politics. Politics happens when there is…

107. Cannabis Legalization

I’m sure most of you are aware but recreational use of cannabis (aka Marijuana) became legal in Canada as of last Wednesday, October 17th. Though there are still a couple of things about cannabis use that are illegal, there are loud voices of concern simply because of the unknown health effect of cannabis. According to research, there is a strong evidence linking cannabis use to schizophrenia or other psychosis. But health effect aside, the begging question for us is: “How…

106. House Church Is Church

While I was away for research month, I heard the news that KSC had to cancel their Sunday service due to parking lot repair. This kind of situation can always happen to a church. But what caught my attention was what KSC did. Pastor Kwack asked all shepherds to have Sunday service in their house churches. And the beautiful thing was, every shepherd and shepherd’s wife was on board without hesitation. I’ve visited a few mega-churches during the research month…

105. How I Spent My Research Month

I came back from Research Month last Sunday. Despite the bit of adjustment I had to make after coming back, I feel much rejuvenated both spiritually and emotionally. Let me briefly share how I spent the month. On the first week, I visited a church in California that is known for worship and spiritual gifts. I visited this church almost every day for the entire week to experience their weekday teaching and worship sessions. It reminded me that the very…
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