Stories of Grace

God Didn’t Hand Me the Remote Control

God Didn’t Hand Me the Remote Control

God Didn't Hand Me the Remote Control by Michael Xu God didn’t hand me the remote control. I was stoked for 2020. There were many goals I wanted to achieve. I was entering my second semester of my junior year and the production of my narrative short film was set in motion. My team and [...]   Continue Reading
  August 5, 2020
A Story Worth Telling

A Story Worth Telling

A Story Worth Telling by Kailyn Kuo Hey guys! My name is Kailyn. I’m 16 years old, going to be a junior next year (yikes). I’m Kane and Amy’s second kid, if that rings a bell. Oh, and I’m the sister of the ever-present Sammie Kuo, who (let’s be real) we just can’t seem to [...]   Continue Reading
  July 30, 2020
He Went Before Me

He Went Before Me

He Went Before Me by Nancy McIntire My name is Nancy McIntire and I along with three of my six children have attended Lighthouse for a year and a half.  My other three children live in San Diego. As I think over the past few months, I see several areas where the Lord in His [...]   Continue Reading
  July 23, 2020
God’s Grace: Cleansing the Crazy From COVID-19

God’s Grace: Cleansing the Crazy From COVID-19

God's Grace: Cleansing the Crazy From COVID-19 by Kim Sun Tom, Kim, Mitchell (7), and Travis (6) “Gaahhhh!” I’m caught between a trash can and a tantrum. We’re at the park, and while the boys are eating their snacks, Travis drops a piece of his blueberry Belvita cracker on the ground. The “COVID crazy mom” [...]   Continue Reading
  July 16, 2020
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 [...]   Continue Reading
  May 28, 2020