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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

Testimony of the Week: Connie Ma

Connie is a 3rd year studying Biology at UCLA. She enjoys studying in coffee shops, spends too much money on Japanese writing utensils, and collects postcards (please send me one). I was first exposed to church at a young age, in around first grade. My grandma, who had recently been saved, took my sister and ... continue reading

Tossed To and Fro

Friday Night Devotional by David Chow, 2/26/16 Have you ever been on a boat hit by heavy waves, or in a car during a blizzard where the wind pushed the vehicle side to side? I have been in both situations and it is as if I had no control of my life whatsoever. One moment ... continue reading

Let Your Kingdom Come

written by Jessica Lin During winter break, I had the opportunity to visit Taiwan. From being squished on crowded subways to sitting in the bullet train, I was constantly whizzing by countless cities, buildings, and faces. And in moments of reflection, as I gazed at my surroundings, my heart sank. In a country with an estimated ... continue reading

Testimony of the Week: Rachel Tu

Rachel is a first-year Design | Media Arts major who loves doodling, chasing sunrises & sunsets, doing morning workouts, journaling, meowing & watching corgi videos, having one-on-one convos, and delighting in God’s grace! I’m your typical pew baby—I “said the sinner’s prayer” in elementary school at a VBS-sports camp and was baptized in sixth grade. ... continue reading

The Greatest Story Ever Told

Friday Night Devotional by William Kwok, 2/19/2016 Although there are many narratives in the Bible, there is one central underlying story that ties all the different threads of Scripture together. From Genesis to Revelation, Scripture reveals the story of God’s purpose and plan for redeeming mankind from sin. The story begins with Creation and the Fall, ... continue reading