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U Matters - 12 Nov 2015

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How many emails have you received today? I read this week that there are almost 4 billion registered email accounts – which is not bad for a planet with 7 billion inhabitants. Approximately 114.8 billion emails are sent every day. In the time it takes you to read this sentence, 20 million...

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U Matters - 05 Nov 2015

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As announced in church Sunday, Holly and I will be going on sabbatical from early January through March. We are so grateful to the leaders of Union who made this possible and the wonderful staff who will take on added responsibilities to their already hectic ministries. I will be a Cheshunt...

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U Matters - 29 Oct 2015

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"What's So Amazing About Grace?" is a great question. It is also the title of Philip Yancey's best-selling book. Speaking of Philip Yancey, Union is sponsoring this amazing man of God's visit to Hong Kong. He will be speaking at Oasis 8:00PM, 18 November and at a special service at...

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U Matters - 22 Oct 2015

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Thank you for filling out or for being about to fill out the Union survey. It is astounding that such diverse congregation can hold together. It has to be Jesus. Who else could call and assemble a family of faith from 9 days to 99 years old, from a myriad of cultures, to worship and enjoy God...

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U Matters - 15 Oct 2015

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How do you manage your finances God's way for God's glory? Jeff Ryan is a UBS private banker with a passion to help people discover generosity and stewardship. He has been my hero for years as I have watched him live out his passion for helping people with their finances. We are...

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U Matters - 08 Oct 2015

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Last year Union members gave 8.8 million HK ($1,135,500 US) to world and local missions. Last week over 50 of our young people and adults were involved in mission trips. Several of our members give their valuable time and insights as board members of Christian mission agencies and NGO's...

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U Matters - 01 Oct 2015

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When I said porcupines don’t come to church so we have go to where they are, and that is the same for non-Christians--- I was wrong! All sorts of spiritual porcupines have come forward. One comes to Union because of caring people, one for meeting influential people, two because a spouse or...

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U Matters - 24 Sept 2015

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In his wonderful book PRAYER: DOES IT MAKE ANY DIFFERENCE?, Philip Yancey noted that C.S. Lewis prayed every night for the people he was most tempted to hate, with Hitler, Stalin, and Mussolini leading the list. He remembered that Christ died for them and that he himself was not ‘so...

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U Matters - 17 Sept 2015

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In an unpublished letter to the Archbishop of Canterbury dated 28 February,1942, C.S. Lewis mused on the subject of finding God's will. "For that is the real difficulty- to decide when the 'bent' or the 'grain' is a leading or a temptation."  Our natural skills and desires can lead us from...

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U Matters - 10 Sept 2015

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U-Connect Sunday is upon us. The courtyard will be full of opportunities for growth, mission, and service. Union is an amazing place, “a beehive of activity” as one recent visitor put it. We want you to thrive spiritually and this Sunday is a way to find where Union might help you do...

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