Month: April 2018

Discipleship: Am I Seeking Followers to Myself?

Dear BPCWAians, To all His disciples, Christ says “Follow me” (Matt 16:24) as part of His call to discipleship. Disciples must be followers, and we are to call others to do likewise. But as we fulfil the Great Commission, there are some aspects about following that we must be mindful of. Whether it is Facebook or Instagram or Twitter, social media has made the idea

Discipleship: Studying with the Aim to Change

Dear BPCWAians, Every week and at almost every activity, we have the Word of God preached and taught to us in church. This is important, as it must be the focus of every church. Discipleship is not a magic zap that makes one holy. God’s way to sanctification is through the washing of water of the word (Eph 5:26). Discipleship begins with learning through the

The Cost of Discipleship

Dear BPCWAians, In my Pastoral on Easter Sunday, I wrote about the church’s charter to make disciples of Christ. A disciple is a learner and follower for Christ. Discipleship begins with ourselves, before we can be disciples of Christ. What was our response to that? Perhaps some of us may have thought in our hearts “Yes, I have believed in Christ and so I am

A Look Back at a Blessed Weekend

Dear BPCWAians, Last weekend was a blessed time for all Christians. It began with the Good Friday Service, followed by the Easter Sunrise, and then our regular Sunday Worship Service. And many of us closed off this weekend with our 32nd Anniversary Dinner. Good Friday. It has always been a special privilege to be able to gather as God’s people and partake of the Holy

The Resurrection and Discipleship

Dear BPCWAians, Today, Christians around the world rejoice at the remembrance of Christ’s triumph over sin and death in His resurrection. This is a wonderful opportunity for us to proclaim to unbelievers the finished work of Christ on the cross for our salvation. The completion and the fulfilment of God’s promised redemption for fallen man through His only begotten Son. We have heard many accounts