Tag Archives: Faith

Success through the Eyes of Faith


I wish to make it clear here that my vocational transition was more about following Christ’s calling rather than finding greener pastures. This “career move” can easily be made to fit into the world’s narrative of success, as in constantly moving on to bigger and better. But I had always said that I go to (and stay) where I believe God is calling me. Success, in my understanding of Scripture, means, above all, faithfulness to Christ’s call, along with the missional kingdom fruitfulness born of that. Continue reading

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Cast All Your Anxieties


(When my daughter Bethany – pictured here – graduated from Grade 8 last year, I was asked to deliver the “Parent’s Speech”. This post was that graduation speech I delivered to my daughter’s graduating Grade 8 class of 2015 for … Continue reading

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Faith in a Time of Fear


(Christmas Day Sermon for Kanata Christian Reformed Church Dec. 25, 2015) Texts: Isaiah 9:6-7; Luke 2:1-20 Isaiah 9:6-7 (NIV) 6 For to us a child is born,     to us a son is given,     and the government will be on his shoulders. … Continue reading

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Sharing Your Faith


This is my second teaching video. In this video, I reflect on four major themes drawn from the apostle Paul’s practice in Athens. Hope you will be blessed. PDF download link is below the video. Sharing Your Faith by Shiao Chong … Continue reading

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Helping Teens Keep the Faith


Today’s blog post is by a York student, David Ekere. David has been involved in my ministry since the 2013-14 academic year. By his own admission, he wrote a seven page paper on “Why Teens Leave the Church” one night … Continue reading

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When Certainty is Wrong


(This was originally published in The Banner, Nov. 20, 2000, pp. 33-35) Have you ever asked yourself if you are truly saved? How can you be certain that Christianity is true? How can we be sure that the Bible is … Continue reading

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Counterfeit Faith 2 – Experientialism


In my previous post, I warned against dogmatism as a counterfeit faith. In this post, I want to warn about falling into the opposite extreme. This post was actually published in The Banner (April 2014 print edition) as “The Idolatry … Continue reading

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