Love and Empowerment

And walk in love, as Christ also hath loved us, and hath given himself for us an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweet smelling savour. Ephesians 5:2 To walk in love is to live life carrying the revelation of Jesus’ love for us.  It is through receiving […] Read more »

The Power Behind Prayers

For the sake of definition and communication, I use the word prayer to refer to behaviour that is used to engage in a personal 2-way communication with God.  In this way, prayers involve a conversation, with us talking to Him and at the same time listening to Him. This article […] Read more »

Anger Management: Jesus’ Way

Managing one’s anger and hatred is not uncommon in the battlefields of Christian Counselling.  After all, anger is a basic (and probably universal?) reaction to frustration and pain; and we are dealing with people who had a lot of those in life. We encounter a lot of people who, in […] Read more »

Why is God Ignoring Me?

In Christian Counselling, people complain that they don’t feel God when they are praying.  They pray to God but do not ‘feel’ a response from Him.  All of us have been through this phase, and truly it is a frustrating and even disappointing moment that we are even led to […] Read more »

Trust: The Foundations of Happiness

 Trust is an important human trait which is so basic that it is developed as early as our babyhood stage.  The Psychoanalyst, Sigmund Freud, observed that we learned the value of Trust as early as the age of 1.  This is confirmed by other great names in psychology such as […] Read more »

Stress Buster 101: Rest in Christ!

Recently, I’ve been catching myself say to my friends and clients in Christian Counselling: “Rest in Christ! Rest in His finished work!” I say it to people who are depressed, to people who are abused, and generally to almost anyone who is stressed out.  Much to their dismay, most of […] Read more »

God won’t Give us what we can’t Bear

The title of the article was made famous by one of my favourite Christian rock star, Gary Valenciano, in his song entitled “Take Me out of The Dark.”  Although, one willn ot find the exact phrase in Scripture, I believe the truth was taken from 1 Corinthians 10:13. There hath […] Read more »

Blessed to be a Blessing

Set your affections on things above, not on things on earth. -Colossians 3:2 If you design your life to be contented by receiving from people going down to you, then you have been missing great opportunities to be flying up high to where you really belong.   Read more »

The Hawker Uncle: Operating from God’s Victory

A few days ago, I Went out for lunch when I encountered this hawker uncle who annoyed me terribly.  I simply ordered a wanton noodle soup when he started asking me all the questions like I’m ordering coffee in Starbucks.   “Do you know that this has no veggie?”  “Do you […] Read more »

Seeing God’s Hand Everyday Everytime

Pride leads to people’s inability to see the hand of God in things and thus adds to people’s inability to recognize an answered prayer.  What have you been praying for these past few weeks or months? Better health? Better days at work? Would you believe that God has been answering […] Read more »