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How many reasons does it take?

I personally like this song by Matt Redman, "10000 Reasons" and I think it helps to remind us of the reasons why we should bless the Lord. Here's my 10,000 reasons to bless the Lord for your reference:


My salvation in ChristMy salvation in ChristMy salvation in ChristMy salvation in ChristMy salvation in ChristMy salvation in ChristMy salvation in ChristMy salvation in ChristMy salvation in ChristMy salvation in ChristMy salvation in ChristMy salvation in ChristMy salvation in ChristMy salvation in ChristMy salvation in ChristMy salvation in ChristMy salvation in ChristMy salvation in ChristMy salvation in ChristMy salvation in ChristMy salvation in ChristMy salvation in ChristMy salvation in ChristMy salvation in ChristMy salvation in ChristMy salvation in ChristMy salvation in ChristMy salvation in ChristMy salvation in ChristMy salvation in ChristMy salvation in Christ
I think you get the idea. The point, which I learned previously, is how many reasons does it take for…

Of Serving in Some Ministries

I had a conversation with a friend over the weekend, and we were talking about serving in ushering, or more particularly, leaving ushering as a ministry. On reflection of the conversation, I realised that at least in my own church, we have a tendency to use certain language that betrays how we think of the different ministries. Here's a replicate paraphrase of what roughly transpired during the conversation:

A: I heard that you left ushering 

Me: Yeah, there were certain circumstances. I was asked to leave so that I can focus on other ministries. 

A: Yeah, me too. I left sometime back. They asked me, "so when am I going to move on" and I think I got the signal...

Then I realised that we inevitably use words and phrases like "move on" and "advance" and "other ministries" to describe our experience on leaving ushering. Other languages which we used to use back in my younger days are "I will start off with ushering and see where God leads me&…