Month: August 2020

Shouldn’t we have more people in the Session?

Dear BPCWAians, Today, we published the testimonies of the 4 candidates for members to consider when voting. With the growing ministries in church and the associated resources required with the restart of the Chinese Worship Service, there is more that needs to be done in church. Corresponding to these changes, new processes need to be drawn out to support 2 services, existing processes need to

Church elections or political rallies?

Dear BPCWAians, At our last church Triennial elections, a child asked who would lose, if someone was elected at our elections. In the mind of the child, the word “elections” brought to mind the world’s  idea of political or school elections, where one fights against another – hence, someone being elected means that someone else has “lost” as a result of that. This year marks

What do you do on Sundays?

Dear BPCWAians, We thank God that we have been able to return to worship at church together since early June. After the months of lockdown, we have reached some semblance of a normal Sunday routine where we have resumed our Basic Bible Knowledge classes, Sunday School classes, and Worship Services. We have also resumed a number of our 3:30 pm Sunday afternoon Bible studies and

Barriers to achieving the chief end of man

Dear BPCWAians, Last week, we looked at how to aim toward achieving the chief end of man. The promises of God are to help us glorify God. However, what are some barriers that can affect us in achieving this chief end of man? Here are several: Lack of trust toward God. We must remember that God makes sure promises to us because they are meant

How we must achieve the chief end of man

Dear BPCWAians, If we know that glorifying God is the chief end of man, Christians must be especially concerned about whether we will achieve this purpose of God in our lives. Glorifying God is not an option for us, but it must be our chief aim in life. It must be the burning passion. It must be an aim that preoccupies our minds in our