Apr 17

‘Baptized for the Dead’ in 1Corinthians 15:29

Sunday preaching in 1Corinthians

Occasionally, in study for my preaching, I gain an insight that I think is valuable enough to share with you here. Although this is a long article on a technical and complex topic, I hope that you will find it helpful. If you wish to print it, there is a […]

Sep 25

Culture Shock and Missionary Failure

The following article was actually written more than seven years ago, when this topic was a burning issue in my own heart and mind. However, it remained unpublished till now. Since we presently have two new missionary families with us at Cornerstone Baptist Church, Kaohsiung, I feel that the time has come to dust off […]

Nov 11

Jesus in Beijing Book Review

I haven’t posted much recently. One reason is that I have been busy taking a seminary course on Church History, which I have now completed. I am making one of my course papers available below, since it may be of interest to some of our readers who are China watchers.

I have written a book […]

Jun 29

Marrying Outside the Faith

Last Sunday morning I completed my preaching series in the book of Nehemiah. Chapter 13 describes Nehemiah’s continuing efforts to restore the Jewish nation’s covenantal heritage and to re-establish the people in a position of blessing through obedience to Jehovah. Three personal prayers (Neh. 13:14, 22, 31) mark off the three sections of the chapter, […]

Jun 15

. . . in a Land of Many Gods

Taiwan: Preaching the True God in a Land of Many Gods

We’re glad to announce, at last, that our Taiwan field presentation DVD which was filmed and produced by the Baptist Mid-Missions’ film department in 2007 has now been posted as video on our website. This video was prepared in order to inform churches, […]

Apr 5

Easter vs. Tomb Sweeping Festival

This past weekend has been a special one on the calendar for multiple reasons. Sunday, April fourth beside being Easter was also “Children’s Day” in Taiwan; today, April fifth is “Tomb Sweeping Festival,” a public holiday. Tomb Sweeping Festival is the traditional date when families return to the ancestral tombs to clean and beautify the […]

Nov 21

Shop Talk in Taiwan

Here’s my first installment of The Far-East Side. Enjoy! (Great idea Dan– I’m only twenty years late!)

Nov 19

Tales from The Far-East Side

OH, East is East, and West is West, and never the twain shall meet, Till Earth and Sky stand presently at God’s great Judgment Seat.

Rudyard Kipling’s famous line from The Ballad of East and West provides a convenient metaphor for the debut of our new blog site. The culture gap between Orient and Occident […]

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