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Joshua Choon-Min Kang

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The Wisdom of Becoming Good Friends with Books

Opinion

I like books. Even now, when I go to the bookstore to buy a book, my heart beats. I get excited when I go back home with a new book. The reason for this is because I look forward to the meeting with the new book. Reading a new book is like having a new encounter. Life is an encounter. New encounters provide new knowledge, information and experiences. It opens up a new world.READ MORE

Joshua Choon Min Kang

A Beautiful Bloom in Long Wait

Opinion

A few days ago, one of the cacti bloomed in the front yard of our house. It was an orange flower, and indeed it was beautiful. You have to wait a long time to see the cactus bloom. The reason being is that cactus flowers are not easy to bloom.READ MORE

Joshua Choon Min Kang

Pain is a Tool of Grace for Change

Opinion

Pain always hurts and never gets easier. Pain is painful. So, we want to avoid pain at all cost and surround ourselves with only happiness. However, life does not always give what we want.READ MORE

Joshua Choon Min Kang

The Stillness in the Storm

Opinion

It is not easy to cultivate a peaceful mind in a storm. Sometimes, we encounter unpredictable storms in life and it is not just any kind of storm. It won’t be a serene breeze but a strong and destructive one.READ MORE

Joshua Choon Min Kang

Lay Down, Let Go, and Surrender

Opinion

Jesus knows that we are carrying heavy burdens. In order to rest, we must come to Jesus with our heavy burdens. And we must lay down our heavy burdens before Jesus. We can rest when we put our heavy burden on Jesus. The secret of rest is in laying things down.READ MORE

Joshua Choon Min Kang

The Heart That Desires Beauty

Opinion

One of my pleasures is to have an interest in new topics. Interest in new topics begins with encounter. New or unfamiliar encounters can help you to become interested in new topics. READ MORE

Joshua Choon Min Kang

Resting is to Lay Down and Take a Break

Opinion

The weather is very hot. But summer must be hot. We cannot resist the flow of nature. The most flexible life is to live according to the flow of nature.READ MORE

Joshua Choon Min Kang

Service Toward Others Is Shown Through a Kneeling Posture

Opinion

The spirituality of service is the spirituality of Jesus. Jesus says that “For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.” (Mark 10:45).READ MORE

Joshua Choon Min Kang

To Live Is To Love

Opinion

The most noble thing is life. There is nothing more precious than life. It is truly amazing that a life is born. One life contains infinite potential. It’s like a big tree in a small seed. It is like having a huge forest in a small seed. All huge forests started with small seeds.READ MORE

Joshua Choon Min Kang

Even the Blades of Grass Have Wounds

Opinion

I am not a poet. I have a wish to write poetry but it is not easy to write poetry. Although I am not a poet, I am interested in poetry. It is because I envy poets’ hearts and eyes. Poets see, more precisely, what we cannot see, and describes what we do not see well.READ MORE

Joshua Choon Min Kang

The Wisdom of Repeating Good Things

Opinion

I have learned the secrets of biblical prosperity in repetition through the meditations of the Word. God commanded Joshua to meditate on the Word day and night.READ MORE

Joshua Choon Min Kang

The Faithful and Wise Worker

Opinion

Jesus wants us to be a faithful and wise worker. God entrusts each of us with a precious task. God is glorified through what He has entrusted to us. Jesus said, “I have brought you glory on earth by finishing the work you gave me to do.” (Jn 17:4). Workers work.READ MORE

Joshua Choon Min Kang

Traveling Opens the Door to Beautiful Encounters

Opinion

An encounter with someone is a mystery. Also an encounter is an event of grace. Our lives are enriched through encounters. A new encounter opens up a new world.READ MORE

Joshua Choon Min Kang

The Secret to People Who Are Able to 'Bounce Back' from Failures

Opinion

I have been thinking and learning a lot during my short visit to the motherland. I learned especially a lot through a documentary film about the beautiful life of Missionary Seo-Pyeong Seo (Elisabeth J. Shepping).READ MORE

Joshua Choon Min Kang

The Deep-Rooted Life Cultivated Through Seasons of Wavering

Opinion

You must stop for a while when you experience violent wavering in your life. When you are violently wavering, you must follow God’s guidance as if you were following the instructions of the captain on an airplane. Just as you leave everything to the captain on the plane, you must leave everything to God.READ MORE

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