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Meet Our Staff: Andy Yeung

Meet Our Staff: Andy Yeung

Please meet Andy! He’s the newest addition to Lighthouse’s staff and he’ll be joining us as a church administrator! Learn a little bit about him through these questions and answers, then give him a warm welcome! (ayeung@lighthousesouthbay.org) Tell us a little bit about yourself! I was born and raised in San Jose, the middle kid […]

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  July 2, 2020
A Loving Father and a Mighty King

A Loving Father and a Mighty King

A Loving Father and a Mighty King by Eric Pai Face mask. Check. Bag of food. Check. Cell phone. Check. These are my essential items on the morning of April 20, 2020.  I walk past a closed barbershop, turn the corner into an alley, and make my way up to the single-floor duplex. I place [...]   Continue Reading
  June 24, 2020
How Can I Pray for my Oppressed Neighbor?

How Can I Pray for my Oppressed Neighbor?

How Can I Pray for my Oppressed Neighbor? by Pastor Tim St. John Philippians 2:3 tells us to see others as more significant than ourselves. This mindset is a vital aspect of empathy in which someone else’s story, the valley of suffering they are in, their genuine needs, and who they are as a person [...]   Continue Reading
  June 18, 2020
God’s Faithfulness in Career and Job Search

God’s Faithfulness in Career and Job Search

God's Faithfulness in Career and Job Search by Jeannie Lee Working at a job you don’t like is hard. Making a career transition is hard. Searching for a job before a pandemic was hard. Searching for a job during COVID has felt impossible. But even in these struggles, God has faithfully been with me through [...]   Continue Reading
  June 11, 2020
Meet Our Staff: Leighton Okada

Meet Our Staff: Leighton Okada

  Please meet Leighton! He’s the newest addition to Lighthouse’s staff and he’ll be serving as a pastoral intern in our youth ministry, working closely with Pastor Eric Cai and Pastoral Intern Keith! Learn a little bit about him through these questions and answers, then give him a warm welcome! (lokada@lighthousesouthbay.org) Tell us a little […]

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  June 4, 2020
Growing Hearts for Prayer

Growing Hearts for Prayer

Growing Hearts for Prayer by Megan Cai, Nicole Tsuruda, and Mei Piao At the end of January, the Lighthouse staff had the privilege of attending a prayer seminar, “A Praying Life,” hosted by Paul Miller’s organization, SeeJesus. Jon Hori, a dear friend of many of our own staff, graciously sacrificed a few days to facilitate, [...]   Continue Reading
  May 28, 2020
Seeking God’s Will in Uncertainty

Seeking God’s Will in Uncertainty

Seeking God's Will in Uncertainty by Rebecca Suh Hello! I’m Becca! I just graduated (last week!) from USC, and I’ve been attending Lighthouse for the past 4 years. I wanted to share how God has been humbling and teaching me in this particular COVID season through a big decision I had to make a few [...]   Continue Reading
  May 21, 2020
Snapshots of Grace

Snapshots of Grace

Snapshots of Grace by Ryan and Jordan Shiozaki   If this blog post was simply our attempt to write a letter to all our beloved Lighthouse family telling you that we miss you, that would be an understatement… We really, really, REALLY miss you all so much! We are so thankful for your commitment to [...]   Continue Reading
  May 14, 2020
Relationship-Building Questions for Couples in Quarantine

Relationship-Building Questions for Couples in Quarantine

Sorry for the error in the Stories of Grace email. Please find Sarah Chu's blog here. Relationship-Building Questions for Couples in Quarantine by Pastor Tim St. John As we enter another month of “Shelter-in-Place,” we want more than survival stories for our marriages and relationships. We want stories of the love of Christ on display [...]   Continue Reading
  April 30, 2020