Church Family Meeting

March 24, 2021

Ministries and financial report / Q&A (ministry-related or AGM-format-related) meeting will be held on Zoom on March 28, 1:30pm to 3:30pm (sign in at 1:30pm; meeting starts at 2pm). Registration link: For those registering, note that the meeting information will be sent on/after March 25. Registration ends on March 27 at noon. 家事座談會 將於3月28日下午1:30-3:30舉行,會議包括事工及財政報告/問答環節(有關事工或與會友年會相關詳情)。登記鏈結: […]

Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus: A Devout Muslim Encounters Christianity by Nabeel Qureshi

February 22, 2021

Reviewed by Emily D. The book is written by Nabeel Qureshi, a devout Muslim. He describes his personal journey that begins with him setting out to defend the Muslim faith but ultimately resulting in him being convinced of the truth of Christianity. As an autobiography, it is meant to depict Nabeel’s personal experience of his […]

Exalting Jesus in the Sermon on the Mount by Daniel L. Akin

February 22, 2021

Reviewed by Emily D. This book is part of a series called Exalting Jesus, a collection of commentaries that are accessible to the lay believer looking to go deeper into God’s Word. It provides more depth to my study of the Bible, while still being an enjoyable read. It also includes some study questions, which […]

Unshakable Hope by Max Lucado

February 22, 2021

Reviewed by Carmen N. In our world today, where hope seems to be in shortage, we can find abounding hope in God. We can anchor our hope on His promises which never fail. I found this book to be very encouraging in reminding me of who God is, what his promises are, and my identity […]

The Good and Beautiful God: Falling in Love with the God Jesus knows by James Bryan Smith

February 22, 2021

Reviewed by Ethan C. “The Good and Beautiful God – Falling in Love with the God Jesus knows” by James Bryan Smith is a book about learning more about God and His character by studying Jesus’ life. Each chapter “deals with false concepts [about God] and the true one, namely, the narrative of Jesus” (pg. 14). […]

The Reason for God: Belief in the Age of Skepticism by Timothy Keller

February 22, 2021

Reviewed by Ivy L. Timothy Keller’s The Reason for God discusses perspectives both for and against the existence of a Christian God. The book is split into two parts: the first half tackles seven of the most prominent and common doubts people hold regarding Christianity, while the latter half of the book explores reasons FOR a Christian […]

May It Be So: Forty Days with the Lord’s Prayer by Justin McRoberts, Scott Erickson (Illustrator)

February 22, 2021

Reviewed by Joyce Wong This book is a quick read (but going through it more slowly for reflection is recommended!) consisting of 40 brief guided prayers paired with contemplative images, and reflections on the Lord’s Prayer, as a starting point for our own prayers and ongoing conversations with God. I appreciated how the authors began the […]

The Big Picture Story Bible by David R. Helm

February 22, 2021

Reviewed by Emily D. The Big Picture Storybook Bible tells the whole story of the Bible putting the focus on God and his plan and promise to rescue man from their sin problem. It is beautifully illustrated and uses relatively simple language. It is great for young children and their parents to read together for […]

The Story of Jesus by Fiona Boon

February 22, 2021

Reviewed by Emily D. This book is a simple overview of the life and death of Jesus. It is available as a board book which is resistant to getting pages torn and slobbered on. The story rhymes and is quite catchy. The pictures are cute. It is great for young toddlers and kids.   Tags: […]

The Pleasures of God by John Piper

February 22, 2021

Reviewed by Joseph W. In “The Pleasures of God,” John Piper thoroughly investigates the attributes of God and what brings Him joy and delight. Piper heavily references Scripture, explores examples, and draws from his personal experiences to share the greatness and glory of God and His desire for His people. The book also guides and […]

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