Vine Stories – Solitude. Community.

by Sobee Wan (Cantonese Community Member)   By the grace of God, I have overcome many hurt and brokenness in my life. In a place of solitude, I had a glimpse of who God is. I experienced His untouchable holiness, gentle power, pursuing love, heartfelt discipline, veiled yet consistent revelations for me to seek and…

A Family Prayer for Christmas

Dear Jesus, As we put up Christmas decorations and prepare for the holidays, may we be reminded of your amazing love and humble birth. We welcome you into our hearts. Be at the center of our lives this Advent season. When we sing Christmas carols, may our singing join the heavenly hosts in bringing praises…

Vine Stories – Spread the Love

by Gloria So I’m Gloria and I’m Canadian but I am actually from Hong Kong as well. My family’s originally from Hong Kong, but we all left for Canada and I came here to work. I’m an educator and have been for the past ten years. As a teacher, I’m in charge of an extracurricular…

Vine Stories – Innovative Breakthrough

by Rebecca Lau I was born into a Christian family and went to church with my grandma every weekend as a child. My family wasn’t rich. Growing up, my classmates would make fun of my clothes and belongings, which made me felt very ashamed of my family background. I couldn’t understand why some people were…

Vine Stories – Stillness

by Lou Lam I once heard someone say, that daily prayer and scripture is as important for a new mother, as milk is to a baby. I knew it would bring much-needed life and nourishment to my tired being. Life with two little ones has been quite a shock to the system, to say the…

Vine Stories – The Messengers

by Amanda W In the early part of 2012, Ps John Snelgrove challenged the congregation to pray and write down the area God had convicted us to serve. After praying, I wrote ‘K4C’ and dropped the contact form unto the flower pot the usher (Champion) was collecting. As I do not have children of my…

Vine Stories – Finding Home Again

by one of our May 2017 Baptisees I was raised in a Christian family. My father converted to Christianity as an adult after meeting my mother. We attended a Roman Catholic Church. As a child, I was raised with Bible study and went through my youthful commitments of Christening and Holy Communion. The church was…

Vine Stories – Fervent Prayer

from left to right: Nathan, Thomas by Thomas Shrestha When I came back to Nepal from Hong Kong, I started to preach the gospel in my village. As I did this, many families in my immediate community came to know the Lord through me. In Nepal, most things are done together in community, from fetching…

Vine Stories – God’s Callings

by Ken Lung The Vine’s vision, ‘Growing Big People’, has impacted my spiritual development more than anything else. In the past year, I was set on a new growth trajectory. In spite of my limitations and weaknesses, God entrusted me with opportunities to serve across different areas of the church including K4C, Cleansing Stream, Missions,…