Susanna Wesley Dormitory

Susanna Wesley Dormitory

Starting from August, 2019, I have become the volunteer coordinator for Susanna Wesley Dormitory in Phnom Penh. It's a dormitory for university students from various provinces. It's a ministry that was started 2 years ago to support young women (and some men) to become educated to empower them. We provide scholarships and weekly allowance and try to meet their other...Read More
Provisional Annual Conference

Provisional Annual Conference

For the last two decades, we (GBGM-UMC) have worked with other mission agencies of Methodist churches in bringing about an autonomous Methodist denomination in Cambodia. By God’s grace, the 1st Provisional Annual Conference of the Methodist Church in Cambodia (MCC) was celebrated in September (4-7, 2018). And, new President and new lay leader of MCC were elected by the precious...Read More
Chiamuoy Spirit

Chiamuoy Spirit

One of Khmer words that I like is “Chiamuoy” (ជាមួយ) which means “With.” Whenever we have a meal around a table in Cambodia, we always share dishes and main soup with one another. All are invited to the table and no one is excluded from it. I would call it the “Chiamuoy Spirit.” This also reminds me of the Aloha...Read More
Clean or Unclean?

Clean or Unclean?

In Apostle Peter’s world, a separation existed (Acts 10) between the clean and the unclean, between ingroup and outgroup, between the acceptable and the unacceptable. And sad to say, this has not changed for us in today's world... Do we have ingroup and outgroup or the acceptable and the unacceptable in our hearts? In God’s world, all are “clean” (v.15)......Read More
God is Not Stingy

God is Not Stingy

When I was pastoring a church in Hawaii, sometimes I opened a bottle of pure olive oil from the Holy Land which was given to me for my ordination and I used it for those who were sick and in need of my prayer. The bottle of the olive oil was so precious and meaningful to me that I guess...Read More