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Inside Out Series

  Designed by HMCC-AA Publications Team       Often times, change comes from the inside out. It is a work that God sovereignly does in our hearts. But a part of the change process requires our responsibility to faithfully exercise the spiritual disciplines. It is not a matter of legalism, but rather it is an issue of obedience. God designed things in such a way that when we cooperate with Him and do our...

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Legendary Series

  Designed by HMCC-AA Publications Team       We are in a desperate need for heroes. In our generation, we haven’t seen many people rise up who have the testimonies and the witnesses of Christ-followers who have journeyed before us. With every generation that passes, we lose sight of these great men and women of faith. In this new Access series, we want to dig up some of these “legendary” people who have made...

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A Father’s Influence

  Recently, Christina and I have been talking a lot about the father’s influence in a daughter’s life. Part of the reason for our discussion is because Christina has been reading, Bringing Up Girls by James Dobson. She has been giving me various summaries with different highlights after each chapter. The more I see my sweatpea, Karissa growing up so quickly, the more I sense the need for my affirmation and presence in her life....

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Asia Trip 2013 Recap

  Christina and I just wanted to say thanks to all of you in Asia. We experienced tremendous love from you guys in the way you served us and honored us. It was a great privilege reconnecting with all our old friends and also, making new friends along the way. I told Christina that we should try to share a few words via video as a way of appreciating all of you. We are grateful...

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Joining the Movement

  Graphics by Katie Chang       My journey started back in 2005 when I went to India. It was the first time where the realities of the sex slavery industry were brought to my attention. After hearing the stories of so many women and children who were enslaved, it broke my heart. Some of the girls were as young as 12 years old and they belonged to brothels in the heart of Mumbai’s...

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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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#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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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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Redeemable

  Photo by HMCC Publications Team       I’m excited to share our new series, “Redeemable” at our Access gathering for the college students. We have been trying to go through different books in the Bible for our series on Sunday. We just finished off our study on the Book of Hebrews. Now, in this new year we are studying the Book of 1 Corinthians for our Sunday sermon series. Usually for our college...

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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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Missions Project Asia 2012 – Update 3

  We have come full circle. We started the mission project with a recording back July 4th at Changi Airport in Singapore and now we are giving a quick recap at the same airport of everything that God accomplished in and through us in Indonesia and Singapore. I hope all of you have been following along via my Twitter feed throughout our project to Asia. You can check some of the updates with pictures there....

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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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