New Year Focus

Watch video Watch New Year Focus on youtube. This 2018, let us give up anything that is hindering us from growing. It may be a favorite sin. Or it may be an encumbrance, something not necessarily bad but is holding us back from becoming what God wants us to be. Renounce it. Throw it away. And let us […]

Why Should We Praise God?

Listen to audio Watch Why Should We Praise God from IGSL on Vimeo. Here are seven reasons I listed based on my own experience why we need to praise the Lord: Praise diverts our focus from ourselves to God. In 2 Cor. 1:3, Paul exclaimed, “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and […]

The Challenges of Creating Community

Watch video Watch The Challenges of Creating Community on youtube. There’s one thing I’ve realized about community. It doesn’t happen by accident. Through the years of many mistakes and experiences, both good and bad, we now understand that creating community should not be taken for granted. There’s a lot of intentional work needed. There are challenges involved. Second Corinthians […]

The Value of Oneness

Watch video Watch The Value of Oneness on youtube. In John 17, Jesus prayed, “My prayer is not for them alone. I pray also for those who will believe in me through their message, that all of them may be one…” This passage focuses on the unity of the body but Jesus also explains what being one is all about. […]

Gift of God: Modified One-Verse Evangelism

Watch video Watch Gift of God: Modified One-Verse Evangelism on youtube. You have a card in your hand and you need to bring it with you always. So that you can just pull it out anytime and share it. What do we share? One verse: Romans 6:23. “For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God […]

Man in the Mirror

Watch video Watch Man in the Mirror on youtube. One of the biggest cognitive dissonances many of us experienced is when we started following Jesus. It’s a struggle to shift the way we think and act when we follow Jesus. Maybe one of the people who struggled with this is James the brother of Jesus. The Bible says that […]

The Seriousness of Sin

Watch video Watch The Seriousness of Sin on youtube. Now here are the Steps to Taking Sin Seriously Fear Your God – The story of the “Great Catch” tells us that Peter fell to his knees. But the great number of fish did not make Peter fall to his knees. Fear did. It’s the fear of the Holy God! That’s […]

Finishing Well

I asked my teachers if I can go home. They said no and that if I go home, I will need to repeat everything. I wanted to quit but my family encouraged me to stay. The next day, my father-in-law died. And I ask them the same question, and they said “one day”, which is impossible. All […]

The Secret To Great Lives

How do we do that? As our loving heavenly Father, God wants to give us good gifts (Luke 11:13). He gave us the most important gift of eternal life. And the second most important gift is the gift of the Holy Spirit. The result is, “You will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you” […]

Acting Like Human Beings

Watch video Watch Acting Like Human Beings on youtube. I’ve been part of IGSL for 31 years. The first three years as a student and the next 28 as a faculty. I’ve seen a lot of students and faculty come and go. I’ve seen a lot of relationships. I know a lot of stories. Most of our graduates […]