The Mahjong Scene and Hope for the Chinese Church

(major spoilers) Many of you, by now, have watched the Crazy Rich Asians movie and witnessed the brilliantly composed and executed Mahjong scene where Rachel confronts Eleanor over her relationship with Nick. If you haven’t read the full explanation of that scene, please do so here. This scene is especially crucial because it is theContinue reading “The Mahjong Scene and Hope for the Chinese Church”

Working in a man’s world

EDIT: I wrote this in the middle of the year as some quick thoughts. It’s obviously not so much on my mind now seeing I’m most likely stepping down from my role next year. But I thought I would still publish it and hear your thoughts! Paid female pastoral staff in an Asian church hereContinue reading “Working in a man’s world”

Ways to stay sane in ministry

It’s been pretty much 1 year since I started as a PT Pastoral Worker. Despite what I’m going to say below, I’m thankful to God for this role. It may seem surprising, but even in ministry there are good days but there are also bad days. Like any work we do – there are joysContinue reading “Ways to stay sane in ministry”

Getting geared for the year

After a couple of days rest we’ve jumped straight back into work and its been super busy! Hardly had any time to collect thoughts on 2012 before needing to do 2013 stuff. Not good. Fortunately I was able to take some good time out to pray and things. We’re basically getting prepped for conferences (nextContinue reading “Getting geared for the year”

Doing Good…Overwhelmed by Good Causes, Charities, Mission…

So its nearing Christmas and if you’re in the Christian circles like me, you’ll be getting quite a bit of mail from both Christian and secular charities encouraging you to give to Christmas things, help out those less fortunate at Christmas. On top of this, perhaps you receive the newsletter of some missionaries too, orContinue reading “Doing Good…Overwhelmed by Good Causes, Charities, Mission…”