Monday, February 17, 2020
Rest in the Eye of a Storm
Thankfully, I limit my first sermon to 35 minutes as we have to stop by 10.10am to give room to the second service which starts on 10.30am. During the 2nd service, despite much lower energy level, I preached longer for about 45 minutes until 12.15pm. Yesterday was also the launch of my first commentary published in Bahasa Malaysia. It was a historic moment. No Malay commentary has ever been published in about 100-year history of the Malaysian church to the best of my knowledge. We have a few Indonesian commentaries but Indonesian language is not the same as Malay used in Malaysia. Suddenly in early 2020, I have published two books. In the church yesterday, 20 copies of the John's Gospel commentary were snapped up and also 5 copies of my "Departure Points".
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