As of the time of writing today’s Reflection – Channel News Asia reported that the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees estimates that some 2,621 refugees still remain stranded on smugglers’ boats at sea and called for more actions to resolve the migrant crisis in South-East Asia. Earlier in the week, mass graves believed to contain the bodies of Bangladeshi and Rohingya migrants were found in the border town of Padang Besar in Malaysia’s Perlis state. We are told that some 25,000 people left the Bay of Bengal from the period January to April this year – entrusting their lives in
Eld Kelvin Chen
“Live clean, innocent lives as children of God,
shining like bright lights in a world full of crooked and perverse people.”
(Philippians 2:15, NLT)
Last week, many of us from PSPC had the delightful privilege of attending our annual Church Camp and learning from Pastor Chris Chia who shared extensively from the Word of God. And one of the privileges of writing the “Reflection” on the first Sunday after Church Camp is that I get the treat of reflecting on the camp!
Dear brothers and sisters in Christ,
I write to you from KL where I am attending a series of SIM International meetings. While the goings-on are intensive, it is a privilege to have this opportunity to be interacting with co-workers and leaders from (literally) all over the world, and even from sister like-minded organizations. And as a bonus, I even have the unplanned occasion to catch up with a couple of brothers in Christ from our days serving together in Nigeria. What a joy that is!