Mongolian Student: Taivan & his family have arrived in Singapore!

 

On 13th October 2021, Taivan and his family finally arrived in Singapore from Mongolia. Taivan and his wife Tungaa are both staff of Mongolia Campus Crusade for Christ, or now known as Cru Mongolia. In fact, Taivan has been the director of Mongolia Young Life ministry for the past ten years. Below is a short interview with Taivan regards to his life and ministry prior to enrolling at EAST for the Master of Arts in Leadership program. The family is currently serving a 10-day quarantine before moving to their new home in Bukit Panjang. Also, Taivan has arrived in Singapore in the thick of the first semester full of assignments to fulfil. Do keep this family who is in transition in your prayers as you read to get to know them better.

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Prayer Pointers 21 October 21

 

But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.” Acts 1:8, ESV

Yes, there is much power in the Holy Spirit.  Physical restrictions caused by Covid-19 have in fact hastened the spread of the gospel and the discipleship of the faithful at an accelerated speed to every corner of the earth.

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Remembering the Nations in a Worldwide Day of Prayer

 

Prayer is God’s invitation to come alongside with Him for the matters He cares about. Corporate prayer unites our hearts, minds and wills to God’s heartbeat as we seek His face and purposes together. We gather as a global organization (Cru/CCC International) with a common prayer theme every April and October.

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EAST Adjunct Faculty: Ps Daniel Chua Re-tires

Ps Daniel & Phoebe Chua

 

Recently, Ps Daniel Chua, an EAST Adjunct Faculty who has been our Staff Retreat Speaker and taught classes like Pastoral Leadership and Exposition of Ruth announced that he will be retiring as the Pastor-at-large of Mount Carmel Bible Presbyterian Church which he has been shepherding for the past 33 years by the end of this October. EAST News caught up with him recently as he “re-tire”(which he refers to in this next phase of his life and ministry).

Ps Daniel has been married to Phoebe for 37 years, and together they have three adult children who are all married (eldest son Timothy & daughter-in-law Melanie, daughter Evelyn and son-in-law Melvin, and youngest son John Calvin and daughter-in-law Lynette) and five grandchildren. When the Singapore-Johor border re-opens, he and his wife will reside in Johor Bahru where his two grandchildren live but will nonetheless still make regular visits to Singapore.

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Prayer Pointer 14 October 2021

 

“The Lord has established his throne in the heavens, and his kingdom rules over all.” Psalm 103:19, ESV

Lord, you rule supreme from on high and you desire us to bless the nations so that your kingdom and your will be done on earth as it is in heaven (Matthew 6:10). We are thus called to missions so that ultimately your glory covers the earth (Isaiah 11:9).

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