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3 GenerationS of senior pastors at the same time in shared leadership, to champion youth. Learn the heart and practical outworkings in this series.
Pastor Lia & Pastor How list the 7 advantages of having different generations leading concurrently at the highest level of church leadership.
In the past, a pastor’s job was simpler–preach, pray, marry, bury. Church leadership has changed. How can one senior pastor effectively lead the modern church?
If you are a husband-wife team like us… and also have friction when co-leading like us, this article may be helpful.
Youth are Leaders TODAY!
This article was published on Christianity Today on 10 Feb 2023.
From your generation onwards, it will be different. You may come from a broken family but you are not broken. History will not repeat itself for you.
The Prodigal SonS.
Two sons – one strayed and one stayed.
But both lost.
One lost in the world. One lost in the House.
2022 – the Year of the Lost Sons.
This is my vision and burden for the global church in 2022.
My burden is for the lost sheep but I also envision 2022 to be the Year of the Shepherd – tireless and relentless.
Father’s Day can be difficult for a group of youths in HOGC. At best, it is an awkward day. But over the years, this awkward day has been turned into a special day. Here’s what happened.
While secular leaders have external controls, godly leaders also have eternal and internal controls – the Fear of God.
I started the year reading from 2 Timothy 4. These are Paul’s final words, so it is significant to learn his attitude toward ministry relationships.
One of the most important parts of Pastor Lia’s ministry is to Lay Hands on people and prophesy over them. Laying on of Hands is an important #NonDownloadable.
When Nehemiah was building the wall, he was not only brilliant in organizing, mobilizing and defending but he was also vigilant about Communications.
The most common mistake: online services that are identical recordings of in-person services. This article appeared on Outreach Magazine on 24 July 2020.
The coronavirus has leveled the playing field. Every megachurch is now a small church or a house church.
When the pandemic is in our rear view mirror, what will your church/business look like? Back to normal? I hope not.
While it is good to ‘think positive’, it is even better to ‘think possibilities’. There are many possibilities in a pandemic.
Ambiguity and agility are your friends. This young generation of leaders is comfortable with uncertainty and embraces ambiguity.
Don’t miss the window to make permanent changes in a temporary situation. You can only shape steel while it is liquid… Shape your church and business now. Yes. This is time sensitive.
Don’t stone your Pastor. Don’t troll them on social media. Don’t be a HASHTAG ACTIVIST! Instead, INFECT your Pastors with faith-filled support and cooperation!
How our church SCATTERED and became an Everyday Church, Everywhere Church and Everyone Church.
Pastor Tan Seow How talks about another area churches should consider when responding to the Coronavirus(COVID-19) pandemic.
With the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, should your church close or continue to have services? Is there a better option? Here are 4 areas to consider.
With the release of ‘Let There Be Wonder’, watch these exclusive interviews by Pastor How and Pastor Lia as Matt Redman talks about his latest album and his approach to songwriting.
What was the last thing Matt listened to on Spotify? What would Jorge be doing if he weren’t a musician? Fasten your seatbelts and rev your engines because we’re in for a game of Rapid Fire with Pastor Lia!
Watch Matt, Jorge and Pastor How come up with one-line responses to topics from the Beatles to Boba Tea!
The English may love their tea… bet you didn’t know that Matt loves his BOBA Tea! He can’t get enough of the pearls of great price.
We’ve heard stories of people being impacted by the principles and wisdom in the articles. Check out these real stories of the principles at work in people’s lives!
Get to know three remarkable young entrepreneurs in Heart of God Church who live out both the Cross and the King. Their heart’s cry will always be to put God first, in ministry and especially in business.
Starting your entrepreneurial journey? Being a Christian in business boils down to two main things—motivations (heart) and manner (actions). Here are 3 practical principles to remember.
You’ve learned how Pastor How uses his business to bless the church. Now you can have a CEO’s perspective on how he applies Christian values and principles to business.
Hear from Bishop Bronner as he talks about what motivates his business goals and how being in business helps him to be a better pastor.
Bishop Dale Bronner, a 4th generation pastor and 4th generation businessman, shares his insights.
Pastor How talks about his unique position as pastor and businessman and how he navigates the intricacies of being in both worlds.
First a Pastor, then a Businessman. My Journey. Twice I rejected my father’s offer to take over his business. The first time was when I was around 26 years old.
After working with youths for more than 20 years, especially young men without fathers (absent or passive) in their lives, I have come to see firsthand the importance of fathers…
Every Father’s Day, I write a letter to the youths in Heart of God Church who do not have a father at home. It’s been close to a decade since the first letter. This is what I wrote last year.
Today is the 75th anniversary of D-Day. It marks the beginning of the liberation of Europe from Hitler. Tom Brokaw aptly named that generation of heroes – the Greatest Generation.
My Bible has taught me 4 things:
1. Look back and thank God.
2. Look forward and trust God.
3. Look around and serve God.
4. Look up and seek God.
(From Father’s Day 2017)
In a perfect world, it is always good to have a father. However, in a fallen world, I have also observed that sometimes – an absent father is better than a bad father. A void in the heart is better than a thorn in the flesh. (From Father’s Day 2016)
The Bible describes Christians as those who turned the world upside down. Christianity is an Upside Down Faith. From the world’s perspective, Jesus’ teachings are also upside down. This year, our personal vision is “To live out our upside down faith and turn the world upside down.”
This is what I shared when we launched 3 Joint Community Programs with Khalid Mosque and Geylang United Temple.
This weekend, one of the programs, the Joint Blood Donation Drive, is taking place at Heart of God Church.
Every year, on Father’s Day, I write a letter to all the Heart of God Church youths who do not come from complete families. Sadly, the number goes up every year. This is what I wrote last year (From Father’s Day 2015).
When those who are called to fish don’t fish, they fight. When energy intended to be used outside is used inside, the result is explosive.
When we build too many walls, soon we will discover that we have become a prisoner, enclosed inside the walls we have built.
5 men changed the world in the 20th century. 3 were tyrants. The other 2 saved the world from them.
Singapore is a place where we know the price of everything but the value of nothing.
We know the price of a house but not the value of a home…
I am posting this video to brag about a young man in Heart of God Church.
I am also unapologetically boasting about God and what He can do in the life of a boy who loves…
Many of the youths in our church do not grow up in complete families. Every Father’s Day, I am concerned that they will feel left out, so I write a note to encourage all the fatherless youths. This is what I wrote last year. (From Father’s Day 2014)
The Sabah earthquake is the biggest natural tragedy for our small nation in 50 years.
The pain is exacerbated because most of the victims are children—six 12-year-olds are dead…
The Power of Team – For years, Pastor Lia and I have been the main preachers in Heart of God Church. However, that was never my intention. I have always wanted a team of preachers….
Easter 2015 . Many decisions for Christ. Many lives changed. Only Jesus can change the human heart. Only Jesus can give us purpose…
Mr. Lee Kuan Yew’s legacy lies in the future, not in the past. History is about the past. Legacy is about the future…
This website is not about me, but about YOU. It is created and curated to empower you with Life and Leadership principles….