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Laying Down Your Life

  One of my passions is raising up godly men, who will set the example of being like Christ in all that they do, especially in the area of opposite-sex relationships. In a world where chivalry has been lost, I am trying to help men become the kind of husbands that the Apostle Paul describes in Ephesians 5:25-33. But it is not easy because it does not come naturally for us to be like Christ....

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Giving Towards Transformation

  The last couple of months have been filled with reconnections. Through my international travels, I have been able to meet a lot of alumni who are now in different parts of the world. Also, I have been able to reconnect with some alumni who came back to Ann Arbor to visit. Every time I talk with the alumni, I am encouraged to hear that many of them are still walking faithfully with the Lord...

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Fellowship of the Unashamed

  Recently at our college ministry, I shared the anonymous prayer called, “Fellowship of the Unashamed.” It is a good reminder of what it means to follow Christ and the decision that is required to live a radical life. The PROCESS of being a Christ-follower is a PASSIONATE lifelong PURSUIT. It is my prayer that we will raise up these types of Christ-followers in our generation!     I am part of the “Fellowship of...

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Sex Slavery Highlight

  I am always encouraged when people in all our HMCC churches are making a difference for Christ around the world, especially when they use their passions and gifts to communicate some aspects of the message of Christ. God has been putting our church in a journey to address the issue of human slavery. We have to remember that a movement always starts small, but then it picks up momentum when lots of people get...

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#trending Series

  Picture by HMCC-AA Publications Team       This coming Sunday we are going to start a new 3-part series called, #trending. For those of you who are not very versed in social media, Twitter uses the hashtag (#) to track various words or topics that are trending. Anything that trends is something that is being talked about a lot in the Twitter world. In the same way, there are topics that are trending...

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Nefarious

        As part of our Missions Week, we are showing the highly acclaimed documentary, “Nefarious” to bring awareness to the human slavery situation around the world. One of the first steps in being part of the solution is to bring awareness and then to take action. The evil of sex slavery has infiltrated into the fabric of society and we cannot stay silent. This is something that breaks the heart of God....

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We Cry Out

  Picture by HMCC-AA Publications Team       We are in the middle of our Missions Week. Ever since HMCC got started back in 1996, we always had a vision that our church will participate in God’s mission regardless of the cost. It is too easy to make church about going to a service on Sunday and hanging out with people that we feel comfortable with, but Christ has called us to something greater....

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Our Mission Series

  Designed by HMCC Publications Team       One of the hardest things about doing ministry on a university campus is the high turnover rate that we see every year. Students come and go. Sometimes students will graduate and stick around because of the church; but many will move on to different parts of the world. With every new academic year, the pressing need is to reiterate the vision and mission of our church....

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Real Church

  Photo by HMCC-AA Publications Team       Church is a messy place. It is filled with messy people. This is why a church represents real life with real people. But God’s commitment to the Church, His Bride is phenomenal. This is why God is constantly purifying it and strengthening it. It is through the Church where the manifold wisdom of God is made known (Eph 3:10). It is also through the Church where...

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Run For Your Life

  This is a message that we need to hear so desperately in our generation. It is very rare to hear a message like this in a church on any given Sunday in the United States or in the world for that matter. Maybe this is the reason why the place of complacency and contemptous attitudes towards God is often found in the church. But this is nothing new. Even during the days of the...

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Perspective Needed

  Over the thousands of hours of counseling in my ministry, there seems to be several themes that constantly come up. I have found myself helping people address the specific issues of purpose, pain,and perspective. Questions about God’s Goodness and Faithfulness always come up when people are in a spiritual desert or a spiritual valley. It is always hard to have the mindset and the thoughts of God when we are going through difficult times....

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Longing for Revival

  As all the HMCC churches are getting ready for the !gnite Conference, I have been praying that God would do something special in our time together. It is so exciting to have all our HMCC churches come together in unity to seek God’s heart. I can’t wait. It really will be like a family reunion! We will once again have the churches in Indonesia and Singapore join us on a live stream broadcast. Students...

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The Power of Perspective

  Some of you probably heard by now that Steve Saint on June 13th was critically injured and was paralyzed from the neck down. Steve Saint is the son of Nate Saint, the missionary pilot who was one of the five missionaries killed in 1956 by a native tribe in Ecuador. Steve Saint started a company called, ITEC (Indigenous People’s Technology and Education Center) which makes various technology, training systems, and equipment for people to...

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