Mandarin Service, a turning point in Jacob’s ministry - at the Paya Lebar Methodist Girls’ Primary School canteen (Jul 2004). Jacob is seated with arms folded.
evolve around us, and we are acutely aware that God is faithful in using us for His purpose in evangelism, discipleship and church-planting in Cambodia.
eternal life and spiritual growth, bring them the Gospel, and relate to them with love, in gentleness, humility and sincerity as the Lord taught us. GO to them, so that they can GO!
How did my growing up years in TMC influence me in my ministry?
(*Many of our members were mobilised as counsellors, ushers and intercessors for various evangelistic rallies in the 1980s.)
There were many TMC worshippers who made the effort to nurture and bless me with sincere Christian love when I was a young Christian. Philip Tan came to my house weekly to follow-up with me on the foundations of the Christian faith. When it was my turn to follow-up with new believers, I realised that the follow-up process requires a lot of love and commitment. Ivan Tan, Kevin Lowe, Amos Ang, Ashley Choo, Arthur Yeo and Peter Soh encouraged me when I was a youth. Pastor Philip Lim, Kwa Kiem Kiok, and Lai Kai Ming journeyed with me when I served in TMC. I am blessed by these persons, and many others, who walked with me through the different stages of my Christian growth. Those growing-up years taught me that we make disciples when we GO, and take interest in people’s 36
Jacob explaining the Cambodian culture to Ps Peter Goh and members of the Communications team at Barn Barn Restaurant (2012).