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Honoring God Inside & Out: On Handling Emotions Biblically

written by Grace Trinh  Too often, I’ve realized, I follow my emotions more carefully than I follow Christ. I’d flit between states of happiness, regret, excitement, and discouragement in the span of a few hours. Frustration would lead to lashing out, indignation to bitterness against others, sorrow to hopeless unproductivity. Sometimes, I struggle tremendously just ... continue reading

Testimony of the Week: Stacey Lee

Stacey is a senior Applied Linguistics major and English minor. She loves running, cooking, and crafting! She hopes to work with autistic and special needs children in the future. My testimony is a story all about God, who in His great love and mercy saved me, a wretched and undeserving sinner. Romans 3:23-26 says: For ... continue reading

Songs from Friday, 05/12/17

Opening Song: Give us Clean Hands by Chris Tomlin Come Behold the Wondrous Mystery by Matt Papa Be Thou My Vision  by Enfield Faithful God by Sam Ock Psalm 103 by Zack Jones Song of Response: O Church Arise by Keith and Kristyn Getty

Testimony of the Week: Edward Wang

Edward is a 3rd year (formerly chemistry, but now) applied math major. He’s generally quiet, but will always love a good conversation! He also enjoys playing piano, traveling…and enjoying dorm food while he still can (hehehe)! I was first exposed to Christianity as a kid when my parents took me to church. My family was ... continue reading

Songs from Friday, 05/05/14

Opening Song: Come People of the Risen King by Keith and Kristyn Getty No Other Saviour by Starfield Come Thou Fount by Jadon Lavik Anchored by Enfield Speak O Lord by Keith and Kristyn Getty Song of Response: How Firm a Foundation by Sovereign Grace Music

Songs from Friday, 04/28/17

Opening Song: Nothing in All the Earth by Sovereign Grace Music Glorious Christ by Sovereign Grace Music Nothing But the Blood by Sam Ock The Wonderful Cross by Shane and Shane How Deep the Father’s Love for Us by Austin Stone Song of Response: Christ the Sure and Steady Anchor by Matt Boswell

Testimony of the Week: Kim Du

Kim graduated from UCLA in 2015 and is currently serving on staff at GOC. She works as a tax accountant, and enjoys coffee, reading, and basketball (watching and playing). I did not grow up in a Christian family, but my parents sent me and my sister to a Christian school from Kindergarten through high school. ... continue reading

Songs from Friday, 04/21/17

Opening Song: O For a Thousand Tongues to Sing by Charles Wesley Come Behold the Wondrous Mystery by Matt Papa Before the Throne of God Above by Sovereign Grace Music Grace and Peace by Sovereign Grace Music Song of Response: Jesus I My Cross Have Taken by Enfield

Testimony of the Week: Riley Seid

Riley is a first year, Human Biology and Society major (though this may change soon…) that loves candy, God, nature, music, sports, bad jokes, and good conversation! (not in that order) The story of my salvation is likely similar to what you’ve heard before, and that in itself is a miracle. I grew up in ... continue reading

Regulative, Normative, and the Worship of King Jesus

written by David Chow Martin Luther is famously known for starting the Protestant Reformation by confronting the Roman Catholic Church’s abuse of their indulgence system. In this system, a person could effectively purchase partial or even complete remission of temporal punishment. Luther wrote against this abuse 500 years ago when he nailed his famous 95 ... continue reading