Letter from the Queen

Last year, just for a bit of fun, I wrote to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II last year following the announcement of HRH Prince William and Kate Middleton’s engagement. Here’s the response (printed on official, Buckingham Palace letterhead – how charming!): 15 December, 2010 Dear Mr. Chong, The Queen has asked me to thank you …

“Haere ra” to faithful, successful gospel workers

In our consumerist, results-driven world, it’s easy for Christians to fall into the same mindset as the world regarding success in ministry. Bulging at the seams, super-slick everything, entertaining music, drama, inspiring speakers. I’d like to share an example that I know of a successful ministry. Twelve years ago, John and Mihyon Humphrey moved to …

Our time in Malaysia

We’ve arrived back from two weeks away in William’s birth town of Kuching, Malaysia. It was an excellent time to really take a breath, get to know the extended family on the Chong side of the tree, and have our spiritual batteries recharged, so to speak. Several observations about Kuching, and Malaysia: It’s hot! Temperatures …

Sovereign Grace – All I have is Christ

Thought I would just briefly share a song that has filled my mind all day for the last week or so. Text is copied and pasted from Sovereign Grace Ministries. As William said to me – what a powerful refrain. Those of you who knew me a little younger than I am today will know …