A Weekly Reflection

Shepherd's Corner Articles

The Shepherd's Corner - July 03, 2022
On Monday morning Our Lord Jesus came and took Tante Agnes home.  And on Thursday in the wee morning hour, He also came to take Tante Gwie, beloved wife of Oom Kiat, home.  In the words of Paul, in 2 Timothy 4:7-8, they both have fought the good fight; both have finished the race, and [&he...
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The Shepherd's Corner - June 12, 2022
“God’s time is not our time.”  That is what one of you reminded me of upon finding out that our latest test results were still positive. Thank you, Brother! Yes, God’s time is not our time. We thought we would recover from Covid infection in a week, but we are now in our third week. [&h...
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The Shepherd's Corner - June 5, 2022
I wonder what I would be thinking about when I, if God’s willing, turn 90! Perhaps I’d be thinking about how grateful I am for the life God has given me and how I look forward to finishing it well.  The last thing in my mind would be about starting another project.  I’d simply be [&h...
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The Shepherd's Corner - May 29, 2022
Evil is everywhere but few could even imagine that it would enter a fourth-grade classroom in Uvalde, Texas, last Tuesday. And that evil took the lives of nineteen students and two teachers. It is hard to see the images of these children flashed on TV screen and to hear the crying of their parents, ...
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The Shepherd's Corner - May 22, 2022
TOne of the good habits that we should foster is the habit of being thankful and appreciative for the many little things God has blessed us with.  The other day while we were at our daughter’s house, I watched Santy play a game of monopoly with our grandchildren.  I could tell she really had a [...
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The Shepherd's Corner - May 15, 2022
I often say that the greatest gift we can ever give to the one who will marry our child is a stable and healthy upbringing.  In the early days of ministry, I knew the importance of family’s upbringing through books that I had read.  But now decades later, I know how important one’s upb...
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Shepherd's Corner - May 8, 2022
Every time I am with our grandchildren, I cannot help but wonder, “How can they communicate to one another?”  You see, only the eldest can enunciate the words clearly; the other two cannot. Often Santy and I must ask them to repeat themselves several times to decipher what they are saying.&...
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The Shepherd's Corner - May 1, 2022
The other day I met someone who was diagnosed with a serious illness several years ago.  I remember that time; and I remember how relieved he was when he learned the good news that he was now well.  When I met him, he told me that his illness had come back and he’s getting ready [&hellip...
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The Shepherd's Corner - April 24, 2022
One of the men used by God to expand His Kingdom’s sphere on earth is John Wesley.  Out of his ministry came the Methodist and Wesleyan missions and churches all over the world.  He did not only preach, but he also wrote volumes of books that contain his deep insight to the Scriptures.&n...
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The Shepherd's Corner - April 17, 2022
Life is not always wonderful; at times, it can be awful.  And for some of us, life can be awful for a long time.  In my line of work, I see and hear pain and discomfort a lot; and sometimes right in the middle of suffering, they will ask me, “But after I have gone […]...
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