Paul Kim tells the story of a man who was led to Christ on Good Friday -- the same day the man was taken to the hospital for COVID-19. "The pandemic has shown clearly that we cannot take for granted the time we're given," Kim says.
Paul Kim recounts the story of a family's 65-year wait for the remains of a POW to be returned to them. "Why does God want us to wait?" he asks.
"Since the nature of man's sin has not changed," says pastor Paul Kim, "the truth of the Word of God is relevant for all mankind throughout history."
Using King David, Dwight Eisenhower and Billy and Franklin Graham as examples, Paul Kim asks, "What legacy will you leave in your generation?"
Rather than dwell on the past, Paul Kim advises, "while we still have life we should invest our lives in relationships because time to love is short."
Military chaplain Paul Kim shares the importance of a Gospel witness among those in uniform. "Even when our Armed Forces are not engaged in military warfare, they are in the midst of spiritual warfare each and every day," he says.
Paul Kim, Asian-American relations consultant with the Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee, reflects on lessons learned while volunteering as a police chaplain in Cambridge, Mass. "As Christians, we should have a certain presence of authority, not based on our good behavior or our high credentials, but purely through our identity in Christ."
Until becoming a hospital chaplain, Paul Kim writes, "I had never experienced sickness and death so closely."
"It was an unforgettable moment," Paul Kim recounts of his first time to wade into the baptistery as a young pastor. "Three college students I had ministered to in Los Angeles wanted me to baptize them at the inaugural worship service."
Recalling his work in a bakery and in the military, Paul Kim sees "the guiding hand of God" that led into his 38 years as a pastor.