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Singapore Mission Visit 2014

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Senior Pastor, Rev. Francis Khoo, of Covenant Vision Christian Church invited me and the team to share in the Pulpit Ministry this past weekend where there was a great opportunity to challenge the congregation on the subject of the “Priority of the Church”.

 

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Rev. Francis Khoo is also the President & Dean of Covenant Vision School of Ministry (CVSOM), which is committed to teaching ministry skills that enable believers for relevant, meaningful and practical Christian Ministry.  As a trans-denominational ministry, CVSOM welcomes Christians from all churches. With many from various backgrounds and walks of life, and it was great to partner with this ministry.  It was wonderful to work alongside the team at CVSOM – please continue to pray for this vital ministry.

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Throughout the week Central Singapore was very busy in this last week due to the Formula 1 night race that was taking place over the weekend.  For the past six years, the Formula 1 night race in Singapore has set the stage as one of the highlights of the F1 calendar attracting a large number of international visitors to the country.  F1 enthusiasts will be aware that Lewis Hamilton regained the Formula One drivers’ world championship lead on Sunday when he claimed victory in the Singapore Grand Prix after his Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg limped out with electronic problems.  You can view the Singapore Grand Prix Highlights right here:

 

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b04jrq3q/formula-1-2014-the-singapore-grand-prix-highlights

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6 years ago, Ferrari driver Felipe Massa from Brazil should have won the Formula One Grand Prix in Singapore, but as he drove off from a refueling stop while in the lead, the fuel hose was still attached. By the time his team removed the hose, he had lost so much time that he finished in 13 place:

 

http://www.formula1.com/results/season/2008/801/

 

The Apostle Paul warned Timothy of another kind of attachment that would cause him defeat when he spoke about “the affairs of this life” (2 Timothy 2:4). He urged Timothy not to let anything slow him down or distract him from the cause of his Lord and Master.

There are many attractive things in our world that are so easy to get entangled with, such as hobbies, sports, TV, computer games. These may start off as “refueling” activities, but later they can take up so much of our time and thought that they interfere with the purpose for which God created us, which is to share the good news of Christ, serve Him with our gifts, and bring glory to Him.

Paul told Timothy why he ought not be entangled with this world’s affairs: So that he could “please Him” (2 Timothy 2:4). If your desire is to please the Lord Jesus, you will want to stay untangled from the world. As John reminds us, “The world is passing away, and the lust of it; but he who does the will of God abides forever” (1 John 2:17).

 

 

Scripture Reading:

 

2 Timothy 2:1-7

The Appeal Renewed

2 You then, my son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus. 2 And the things you have heard me say in the presence of many witnesses entrust to reliable people who will also be qualified to teach others. 3 Join with me in suffering, like a good soldier of Christ Jesus. 4 No one serving as a soldier gets entangled in civilian affairs, but rather tries to please his commanding officer. 5 Similarly, anyone who competes as an athlete does not receive the victor’s crown except by competing according to the rules. 6 The hardworking farmer should be the first to receive a share of the crops. 7 Reflect on what I am saying, for the Lord will give you insight into all this.

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Singapore Visit 2014

  The last leg of my mission trip to South East Asia has brought me to Singapore, where I have had the chance to work alongside a number of churches and ministries to help further the spread and proclamation of the Gospel.   It has been a great blessing to speak and share at theContinue Reading

SNOW – Northern Ireland Mission

Dear friends and partners in the Gospel, Grace and peace to you in the name of our wonderful Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. My family and I get so excited to see the first snow flakes falling to the ground, and we hope that enough would fall so that we can have a snowball fight,Continue Reading

2013

Hello dear friends, Grace & peace to you all in the name of our wonderful Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. I hope that you all had a lovely time last night celebrating and welcoming in the New Year. 97 years ago, on New Year’s Eve 1916, a chaplain spoke to a gathering of British CommonwealthContinue Reading

Journey out to Nepal – 17 May 2012

It has been very exciting to start using the newly designed £20 money tracts at Heathrow airport. I am about to catch a flight to Nepal to commence a strategic 4 day mission before heading over to Delhi for a further strategic 4 day mission. The new tract notes look so much more realistic thanContinue Reading

Devotional

No Greater Love Read: John 15:1-13 The Vine and the Branches 1 “I am the true vine, and my Father is the gardener. 2 He cuts off every branch in me that bears no fruit, while every branch that does bear fruit he prunes[a] so that it will be even more fruitful. 3 You areContinue Reading

Italy mission

It was great to take time out of the busy preaching schedule to visit my Italian Publisher Pastore Dr Giuseppe E. Laiso and his team at Editrice Uomini Nuovi ( EUN) in Marchirolo. Publishing over 2,000 titles, EUN are the largest evangelical publishers in the country making a huge impact for Christ. Please pray forContinue Reading

Communication Breakdown

Communication Why does communication still seem so difficult and daunting for so many people today? With all the websites and social networks that we access with such ease through all of the latest gadgets and iAccessories, you’d think it would be easier than ever for the Church to share the Gospel with the world. TheContinue Reading

Northern Ireland Campaign

Ian and Hazel Wales from Railway Street Presbyterian Church (senior Minister Rev Brian Gibson) were the key people responsible for organising the Avanti Campaign trip to the Lisburn half of the mission to Northern Ireland. The UK team including Faye Porter, Tim Raggett, George Osborn and Tony Anthony, who started events off by splitting inContinue Reading