Month: October 2019

Lest we forget – Remembering the 1517 Reformation

Dear BPCWAians, Beginning 2013, every last Sunday of October, we commemorate the 1517 Protestant Reformation. In 2017, many churches around the world celebrated the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. But why do we continue to do this every year? Is it simply because it’s our church’s “tradition” to do so? I want to take some time to help us understand just 2 of the many

How do you respond to reproof?

Dear BPCWAians, I hope that from last week’s Pastoral, we have searched our hearts to see if our hearts have reflected the traits of the simple, the scorner and the foolish. We must realise and be concerned about that because such people have rejected the true wisdom that is in God’s word, and have elevated other things above God’s wisdom. And there are great consequences.

Are you wise, simple, scorner, or foolish?

Dear BPCWAians, I am thankful that we had a Chinese Family Camp this year. As I said at the introduction to the camp, it has been something that that I have been hoping to be able to have for some time. God willing, it is our desire to make the Chinese Family Camp an annual event from now on. I usually summarise the thematic messages in

Why does God promise cursings?

Dear BPCWAians, How could we ever believe that the loving God will send cursings to His own people? Me, His child, getting cursings from my Heavenly Father? Yet we have come to realise that God does promise not only blessings for obedience in Deut 28:2, but clearly also cursings for disobedience in Deut 28:15, “But it shall come to pass, if thou wilt not hearken