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The truth about love in Hosea

Bryan Kan TGG INTI The Hosea sermon series taught me that true love involves discipline, which means God’s judgment is essential for His people to repent. This was so hard for me to grasp in the book of Hosea, considering that the culture I’m in elevates tolerance and positivity, resulting

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Posted on 14 Feb 2022

Hope In The Face of COVID-19

On the 23rd of July 2021, at 10.45 pm, the cries of a newborn baby filled a room in the birth wards at the hospital. At 3.31kg, she was a healthy baby girl, and her mother, tired but relieved, cradled her lovingly. She was given the name, Naomi Oui Zhen

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Posted on 18 Oct 2021

The school of fatherhood

Some things are hard to forget. I still remember our time in the hospital when a lactation specialist was teaching Robyn how to nurse our newborn son. She had the look of a kind old lady and was just as excited as we were as new parents. At one point,

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Posted on 27 Aug 2021

How I Came To Know Christ and Who I Am Today: An Interview with Timothy Lee

By Liew Hong Wei  Everytime we hear a story of how God is working in and through someone, we can’t help but give thanks. We see God’s work in not just the obvious but also in the most unexpected. Tim’s story is one of many worth celebrating, and so recently,

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Posted on 22 Aug 2021

The Gospel & Christ’s Church – An Anchor for Home-life During COVID ft. the Agapes

CERC sat down with Alpha Agape in a conversation in December 2019 where he spoke about how the Agapes came to CERC, and what made them decide to settle in CERC as their family church. Watch his interview here. Now, one-and-a-half years into the COVID pandemic in Malaysia, Alpha and

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Posted on 6 Aug 2021

How I Came To Know the Gospel in CERC

At CERC we’re engaged in God’s great mission to gather a people for Himself through Christ (Matthew 28:18-20). In this article, you will find individuals from our congregation that by God’s grace received the gospel through the preaching of His Word, and who are now living for this same mission

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Posted on 17 Jul 2021

Church membership is not an empty candy wrapper | Ephesians reflection by Shaun Alex Thomas

Hamburger earmuffs. Shoe umbrellas. Church membership? The Shaun of 3 years ago wouldn’t have blinked an eye at lumping these three seemingly disparate items into the same bin of pointless frivolities that are of no use to anyone. But not only would the Shaun of today not dispose of church

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Posted on 14 Jul 2021

Motherhood: parenting like God ft. Jan Tie

If you prefer reading, here is a transcript of the video! I: Hi Jan! J: Hi Isabelle! I: You know, I’ve never actually met Auggie yet. J: Oh is it? Oh yeah… I: I mean, I’ve seen him. I’ve seen you guys carry him, but I’ve never met him personally. 

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Posted on 6 Jul 2021

Deeper thoughts on Qing Ming & The Resurrection of Christ : Where would humans be after death?

Qing Ming and The Destination of Death I often thought about where people would go after death. These thoughts were on my mind even before I became a Christian. Growing up in a Chinese family, as is typical of our traditional practice, our family members were obligated to visit our

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Posted on 31 Mar 2021