Why is ‘To Give’ Better Than ‘To Receive’?

Written by Rev. Dr. John Kao

 ‘To give’ is to give away, which implies the meaning of decrease. ‘To receive’ is to accept, which implies an increase. 
 Although I often preach on the message of “To give is better than to receive” (Acts 20:35), but I have never studied it in a systematic way. After giving it much thought, I have found it to be a very helpful biblical teaching.

New Global Mission Challenges for Chinese Canadians

Rev. Simon Wong
ACEM General Director

 

Since the 1980s there were waves of Chinese migration to North America. Many Christians moved to Canada, settled down, grew up and nurtured the next generation. We are now into the second decade of the 21st century; the world’s political landscape has changed. China has emerged as an economic power. There are frequent natural disasters, threats of economic recessions and different stages of democratic movements in the world. With the advancement of electronic communication, places around the globe are easily accessed and connected, providing opportunities as well as risks everywhere.


TOUCH: Overcoming Poverty
Written by Ian Arienda-Jose

In the 2009 ACEM Missions Conference, we started our five-year T.O.U.C.H.  journey. Last year the theme was “Tearing Down Injustice”. This year the theme for the 2010 English Missions Conference is “Overcoming Poverty”, which is the second part of the acronym T.O.U.C.H. In this article I would like to share with you a Bible verse, a story, and a question.


Touching Lives Where It Counts

Written by Vincent Lee

During the time while Jesus was walking on earth, He touched many people’s lives and healed them. In Mark 1:41-43, a man with leprosy came to Jesus and asked for healing.  Jesus, filled with compassion, reached out His hand and touched the man, and said, “Be clean!”

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