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Do You Pray?

Friday Night Devotional by David Chow, 4/1/2016 Penned in his famous booklet, “A Call To Prayer,” J.C. Ryle asks the reader again and again three simple words, “DO YOU PRAY?” He goes on to emphasize the importance of prayer as absolutely needful to a man’s salvation, as one of the surest marks of a true ... continue reading

Cultivating a Love for the Lost

written by Louise Koo During these past couple of years, God has graciously orchestrated a string of events that grew my heart for non-Christians. Although I knew the importance of sharing the gospel with unbelievers and being purposeful in my conversations with them, my sinful pride had always discouraged me from any awkward moments with ... continue reading

Testimony of the Week: Daryl Moniaga

Daryl is a first year psychobiology major who loves food, weird awkward things, and puppies. He enjoys cycling, terrible jokes, doing mediocre accents, and thinks that being weird is pretty great. I grew up knowing all the words to the songs in church, always praying before every meal and before bed, and hearing the classic ... continue reading

Our Helper Inside

written by Leah Cheng A little while back, there was a moment in my spiritual life where I felt like I was failing. Failing in everything. I couldn’t please anyone, not my family nor my friends. I felt discouraged, inadequate, small, and powerless. Above all, I was disobeying God and I knew it. I had ... continue reading

Testimony of the Week: Grant Gates

Grant F. Gates is a math major (class of 2016) who really likes beards, books, coffee, reading books, baseball, writing about books, and theology. God blessed me with Christian parents and church attendance from the age of negative forty weeks. From birth I was exposed to gospel centered Biblical teaching at home, in Sunday School, ... continue reading

Earthen Vessels

written by Tim Ushijima But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, so that the surpassing greatness of the power will be of God and not from ourselves (2 Corinthians 4:7) The treasure that Paul is speaking about is the treasure of the Gospel. In the preceding passages Paul describes His ministry which is to ... continue reading

3 Things About Sin

written by Meini Cheng In His lovingkindness and mercy, God does not leave His children in their sin. I know this to be true in my own life; time after time, God convicts me of my sin and demonstrates His abounding grace. This abounding grace came to me first when I heard the gospel, and ... continue reading

Testimony of the Week: Emily Cheng

Emily Cheng graduated from UCLA in 2012 and currently works as an accountant in Norcal. She attends Lighthouse Bible Church San Jose and in her free time loves adventuring anywhere with good scenery or food, jamming (or just car-aoking), and cheering for her favorite sports teams! I was raised in a Christian family and attended ... continue reading

The Power of Prayer

Friday Night Devotional by Michael Teng, 3/5/16 When we think about examples of the effective power of prayer, it is difficult not to think of the miraculous life of Elijah. Elijah was a prophet who prayed often and prayed boldly for God’s power to be revealed. As a result, his ministry was marked by miracle ... continue reading

When You Lack Joy

written by Jane Kwon You’re continuing with spiritual disciplines— you’re reading your bible, praying day and night, continuing in ministry, seeking to work heartily in school, meeting up with fellow believers, doing seemingly all the “right things”…and yet, it feels like you’re just going through the motions. You know the gospel, you know that it ... continue reading