Newness in Prayer

 But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy closet, and when thou hast shut thy door, pray to thy Father which is in secret; and thy Father which seeth in secret shall reward thee openly (Matthew 6:6). What we do in secret speaks a lot about our true spirituality. The heart of the Christian faith […] Continue reading →

How to Get Out of a Rut

 Do you find yourself getting weary in the spiritual journey? It is not uncommon to experience down times, but if the down times become the norm you have probably gotten into a rut. Jesus said, “I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly” (John 10:10). The Greek […] Continue reading →

How to Find Joy

 For ye shall go out with joy, and be led forth with peace: the mountains and the hills shall break forth before you into singing, and all the trees of the field shall clap their hands. (Isaiah 55:12). It is a privilege to serve the Lord in China. In spite of the difficult environment, the […] Continue reading →

How to Come Out and Be Separate

 REMEMBER THE STORY OF THE PRODIGAL? For she said, ‘I will go after my lovers, that give me my bread and my water, my wool and my flax, mine oil and my drink.’ Therefore, behold, I will hedge up thy way with thorns, and make a wall, that she shall not find her paths. And […] Continue reading →

God Wants Us Happy

 God wants us happy? Isn’t that heresy? There is a great revolution against religion that is taking place in the world today. No, I am not talking about what the “new atheists” are writing, nor what the special interest groups are promoting. I am referring to many Christians who have discovered that grace truly is […] Continue reading →

Learning How to Adjust in a Foreign Culture

 Many years ago an advertising campaign in America attracted millions with a slogan reflecting a typical American cultural value, individualism. “Have it YOUR way” was sung and repeated over and over again for Burger King, emphasizing the fact that anyone could order the restaurant’s food and have it specially prepared to meet their own specific […] Continue reading →