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’s Re-tire

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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Korean Alumnus served in New Zealand: Eric Lee Jaesun

 

EAST Korean Alumnus Mr Eric Lee Jaesun came to EAST to pursue his Master of Arts in Intercultural Studies in 2016 and completed the program in May 2018. EAST News caught up with how he has been doing since his graduation with some short interview questions below.

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Prayer Pointer 7 October 2021

 

“I love you, O Lord, my strength. The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer, my God, my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold.” Psalm 18:1-2, ESV

Indeed, Lord, you are our rock and fortress, our refuge and deliverer. Who can shield us from our fear and anxiety, but you Lord whose presence is in us, who brings us peace and cast out all our fears!

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