Sunday, October 30, 2016
I am expecting it to go on for 3 hours seeing that we have 240 people receiving scrolls of various sorts from certificate in ministry (extension course, 190 participants) and 50 more with diplomas and bachelor in theology. My time in Sibu is well spent with all the faculty taking turns to take me out for meals. I really appreciate the Chaplain and his wife who accompanied me for early breakfast, and joined me at a Bahasa service at SIB Bethel. SIB in Sarawak is now known as Borneo Evangelical Church (BEM), the name of our parent mission organization that started the work in Sarawak in 1928 and moved on to Sabah in the 1930s. It was great to get to know the church pastor from the Kenyah tribe and he told us of the current revival among the Penan tribe, one of the few remaining groups in Borneo to be evangelized. After the service, another faculty member took me for lunch and I was grateful for the fellowship with him for an hour or so before being taken to Sibu airport.
In a crowded field of scholarship, I am delighted to see my name mentioned along with 40 or more scholars by Russell Morton's Recent Res...
Yesterday while preaching our online Sunday service, I saw a church member entering the church hall. As we were only allowed a certain numbe...