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another event. The mother came up to me to thank me for the words of encouragement I had said to her daughter (which I had forgotten by then!) and mentioned that her daughter had just graduated from the Faculty of Dentistry. She further shared that my words had impacted them then.

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ver since I joined Trinity’s cell ministry, I have been thoroughly blessed. Even in the marketplace, I often share about my cell life and the testimonies that come from it to encourage them.

I see caring and connecting as being part of the Christian I was very heartened when I heard that. I never

walk. It is like second nature. When leading carecell, one of

expected a casual word I shared had, unknowingly,

the favourite illustrations I share is that of a sponge.

met someone’s need. It was just a few sincere, honest words from the heart and which I felt

Every member is like a sponge and the more we soak in

was important, but God used it to meet the

the goodness of the Lord, the more we must squeeze out

daughter’s need. This incident taught me that the

in order for others to absorb its freshness. Otherwise we

words we speak can impact a person’s life. We need

will only be a sponge that is stale, lacking freshness in our

to speak more words of encouragement to people

testimonies. By ‘squeezing out’,

when opportunities arise.

I am referring to serving in church. To be alive in Christ is to serve,

Singapore is a blessed nation and we are a blessed

rather than to be served.

people. I’ve always told my three beautiful daughters (one is in DiscoveryLand, one in Pre-

Food has always been the

e other in IGNYTE) Teens and the

trademark of the carecells I lead.

hon onou ourr Him Hm Hi to love God, honour r their rn tthe heir he ir and never turn

Ang My wife, Angela will always explore with other carecell members on various

m. backs on Him.

cook cooking styles and they will take turns to come

We are richlyy

up with a wide spread of supper on Fridays

blessed and

e evenings; these include ‘pig trotters with

are to serve

mee sua’, sharks fin with abalone, ‘basin rice

alongside

with mountains of ingredients’ and ‘crab

God to bless

bee hoon soup’, to name a few of the more

others!

exotic dishes we have had to date. I have not lost weight since leading cell!

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