[ ‘SHARE’ Jul-Aug 2016 ] FOCUS ~ FEATURE INTERVIEW
Interviewer and editor: David Ho
Profile of Raymond Kwong
Name: Raymond Kwong
Family: The eldest brother of his family, married with a junior high son and grade school daughter.
Church: Baptized in the Kowloon Tong Church of the C.C. & M.A. Tai Hang Tung Church in 1991; member of the Kowloon Tong Church of the C.C. & M.A. Tin Yiu Church; currently attending the The Church of Christ in China Hop Yat Church (Ma On Shan)
Education: DipBA, MBA, DipCS. (Singapore Bible College), Doctor of Ministry (Bakke Graduate University)
Working experience: Banker (13 years), Compassion International (9 years), Mission to New Arrivals, Trans World Radio, CEDAR
Calling: Rekindling the hope of those in despair
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[ ‘SHARE’ Jul-Aug 2016 ] STEP INTO THE WORLD
In 1991, CEDAR was born with a Christ-guided vision to alleviate global poverty, during which the rise of globalization and the internet had made the vision ever approachable.
Jesus said, “The poor you will always have with you, but you will not always have me.” (Matthew 26:11) The outlook of poverty seems positive as the population under poverty has decreased from 1.9 billion to 840 million in the past 25 years. Yet during the same period, our workers at CEDAR were overwhelmed by cases where the environmental conditions and resources were still degrading for the underprivileged, due to over-extraction from other countries, climate changes, and civil wars. For some of the people we came to know, safety and dignity were such a luxury when $1.25 USD was all they have. The poor is still here with us, often as a deflating thought.
Continue reading We Can Find the Risen Lord Among the Poor