Thursday, December 31, 2009


As I am writing this there is only less than 5 hours left for the year 2009. It has really been an eventful year. Academically, I finished my doctoral program this year at the Institute for Worship Studies by completing my thesis on worship discipleship; and has started the Doctor of Ministry program at Fuller Theological Seminary in spiritual formation. Ministry-wise, I have realigned my ministry at AFC and focused a lot more in restoration ministry and personal work than in program production. I have also started working part-time at my home church, Westside Baptist Church, and have determined to pursue full time pastoral ministry at a local church in a long run. I have also started writing a column for Christian Times, a renowned chinese Christian newspaper in Hong Kong. And I have also started hosting 2 short segments on two different radio programs, both aired during prime time, at AM1320. Spiritually, I have been profoundly renewed at a prayer retreat in Hong Kong and gained a revitalized passion for prayer. Personally, I shred over 20 lbs and started exercising regularly to restore my health. And finally at home, we are expecting our third child (a boy, again).

As you can see there has been many changes. But as I reflect upon my journey in the last few years, it has always been full of changes. I guess change has become one of my themes. I am not afraid of changes, because I am certain that God is holding my hands and leading me. I consider all these changes adventures in life where I can grow in Christ. As long as I am useful to His ministry, any change is ok with me.

I can foresee more changes coming in 2010: my plans to take 3 courses this year at Fuller, the plan to spend more time on the ministry at my home church, the completely realigned (including many new) ministries at AFC with many new staff members joining, and the arrival of our third boy in April. I hope that it will continue to be a fruitful adventure as it was in 2009.

Blessed New Year.


Tuesday, December 29, 2009


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Monday, December 28, 2009









我有一個朋友,是中小企老闆,她告訴我在過去五年裡所聘請過的年青畢業生,大概有一半,會在協議上班的頭一天「no show」。我相信有不少人也嚐過被年青人在求職面試時放鴿子的滋味。



原文出自iQuest 格思,作者柳天蕙


Saturday, December 26, 2009



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原文出自 Fast Company


Thursday, December 24, 2009

Bearing Life

Nearing the end of his ministry, Jesus was opening to his disciples a reality that his mother had long lived within. For from the moment Gabriel had told her she was “favored, ”she knew herself to be “in-graced” by God. She carried a son who would come to us “full of grace and truth.” And she carried him as that same grace poured through the Father’s heart to meet her moment-by-moment need.

And so, as von Balthasar so beautifully says, “she bears what she lets herself be borne by.” (The Threefold Garland)

“You are in me, I am in you.” We, too, are borne by what we bear. It is the mystery of faith. Like Mary, like Joseph, we carry within us a reality much greater than we can contain. We, too, are surrounded by the very grace that renews us from the inside out.

Blessed Christmas

原文出自Song of Assent blog by Dr. Carla Waterman


Friday, December 04, 2009

Tiger Woods will survive

Michael Jordan couldn’t keep it in the pants. His wife eventually left him. He’s fine. Magic Johnson couldn’t keep it in the pants, contracted HIV, married his long-suffering girlfriend. He’s fine too. R. Kelly PEED on somebody. Also fine. People are amazingly forgiving of celebrities. Especially those with penises. Especially those worth nearly a billion dollars in endorsements and still have years of playing time left in them. Most of golf’s fans are men. The golf reporters who live and die by having access to Woods want this mess to go away (lest they piss off THE MAN by being forced to report on it). It’s going to fucking die … eventually.

For now he’ll just have to let it burn like gonorrhea. But this too shall pass.


原文出自Se7en Magazine,多謝 Benjamin Wong 提供

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  • 正如林一峰話齋,閱讀,也是一種 state of mind。
  • 所以不限文字,還有聲音影像一切雜崩能東西,都在涉獵反思消化乾坤大挪移之列。
  • 看重的只有一個字:Insight


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