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small. cute.

You could use those two words to describe quite a few things around here–this is one of them. Keeping with the garden theme, I found these growing on our side yard. The lily of the valley is an “extremely hardy” plant that requires little to no maintenance. Perfect! And small and cute. By the way, […]

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Project Destiny… again

I (e) just returned from a staff retreat for our summer day camp, Project Destiny. For the past 5 years, I’ve been involved in this intense summer ministry. God’s richly blessed the ministry with lots of fruit: campers’ lives changed, staff seeing God work, our church more engaged in community-directed ministry. Please pray for the […]

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Tribute to James Tan

Pastor James Y.K. Tan passed away a few days ago after half a century of ministry in Boston. I won’t mention much of his life history here as one can read about it in his book “Grace Upon Grace.” But I was moved by two anecdotes during the funeral service, both shared by Peterson Wong. […]

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peace & pizzazz

In the midst of many demands, there are those moments when we think, “Hey this isn’t so bad after all.” I’ve experienced this a lot over the years. Not that I can take credit for it. Thankfully, God’s unchanging grace does it all. Though I need to have faith in that grace and be diligent […]

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CDM mega-update

Of the many exciting things that are happening, we’ve (ok just me) has neglected to share what’s going with Community Directed Ministries (CDM) at BCEC. CDM is our church’s (or just e’s) term for certain ministries that serve the Chinatown community, such as PD. Apparently there’s this specific criteria. (1) We were approved for the […]

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