Unto Us

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“Unto us a child is born.” [Isaiah 9:6] Are you grieved by the “us” versus “them” mentality that seems so pervasive in our world today? We are too. As we are compelled to see, live, and share the vision of multicultural, Jesus-centered worshiping communities, we find that there is no room for “us” and “them.” In Christ, there is no division of culture or gender or generation. There is only us. We believe us is […]

Song Story: Unto Me

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Our worshipping community is made of diverse people from different parts of the world. As we’ve spent more time together, one thing that has caught my attention is various ways of hospitality being practiced in our own community.  In my Korean culture, we usually provide light snacks when a guest arrives whether the guest asks for it or not. Also we usually insist that guests will stay for the meal. According to my Syrian friends’ […]

Song Story: Why

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I remember vividly the night that my brother Abraham Deng came in to our worshiping community with a heavy heart. Abraham is usually upbeat and outgoing. Often his answer to the question “how are you?” is an enthusiastic “better than I deserve!” That night something was different. We could see it. We could feel it. In the middle of worship, we asked him if he was willing to share the burden he was carrying. And, […]