Category Archives: Camy Tang

As if Jesus is Coming Tomorrow

Camy Tang/Camille Elliot here! Every other month, I like to have brunch with my friend, Christian novelist MaryLu Tyndall. The other weekend we were talking about God’s plan for our writing, and she mentioned that she felt burdened for the … Continue reading

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“10,000 Reasons” in Japanese by Camy Tang

It’s been over a month, but I did the worship music for our church’s Good Friday service. The service is a combination of people from both the English-speaking and Japanese-speaking services, so the worship leader has to sing at least … Continue reading

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Parents by Camy/Camille (Camy Tang)

I’m in the middle of a visit from my parents. They haven’t visited me in California in a while and so they were excited to see my dog and go to all the places they like to eat at. It’s … Continue reading

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Pray in Both Fear and Love

I would like to say that I am good at praying or that I am a prayer warrior, but I’m not really. For the past few years I’ve been working on really praying for someone if I say I’ll pray … Continue reading

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A Different Place by Camy/Camille (Camy Tang)

Recently I was reading a book about making new habits and breaking bad habits. It was well-written and easily understandable, but it also talked a lot about the psychology behind behavior, which was fascinating to me as a psych major … Continue reading

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What Comes Out of Sickness by Camy Tang

I have just come out of possibly the worst 10 days of my life. I had some pretty bad menstrual cramping for a couple days, but one of the generic acetaminophen tablets I took for the pain ended up giving … Continue reading

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Comfort Zone by Camy Tang

So, yesterday I joined my church’s missions committee. It was something totally out of the blue. I was sitting in service listening to a missionary talk about the work he and his family have done in Japan for the last … Continue reading

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Praise in Prayer by Camy Tang

Hi guys! I’ve been blogging a lot about prayer lately, but it’s because my pastor is going through the Lord’s Prayer at church and the sermons are really hitting me. This past Sunday I felt God convicting me about my … Continue reading

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Prayer – a parent and child relationship by Camy Tang

At church, our pastor is starting a series on the Lord’s Prayer, and he started with an overview of prayer. Something that really struck me was the reasoning behind the five different parts of the Lord’s Prayer – Adoration, Submission, … Continue reading

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Reaching the non-Christians in Japan by Camy Tang

I had a really interesting conversation with two young women who are staff with me for our church youth group. Both of these women are in their mid twenties, and one is from China, so their age and backgrounds give … Continue reading

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Submit my heart to God by Camy Tang

I’ve been discipling a young woman at church who used to be in my youth group, so I’ve seen her grow up, to an extent. She’s very busy with graduate school right now, but there’s a young man she’s met … Continue reading

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How can I pray for you? by Camy Tang

The past month and a half, I’ve been working on my prayer life. I’ve always had a hard time keeping to a structured prayer as outlined in the Lord’s Prayer, and then felt guilty when I couldn’t do it. But … Continue reading

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If They Have Ears to Hear by Camy Tang

I really enjoyed the pastor’s sermon yesterday at church because it answered a concern I’ve been having lately. I’ve started writing “sweet” Regency romances under my pen name, Camille Elliot, which I want to aim at non-Christians. I want to … Continue reading

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How can I pray for you? by Camy Tang

My Bible study group has been going through The Life You’ve Always Wanted by John Ortberg and in chapter six, I was really convicted about the spiritual discipline of prayer. I was taught to pray in a certain order—praise God … Continue reading

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Filling the White Space by Camy Tang

I first heard the term “filling the white space” from my friend. She’d been praying and felt God asking her not to fill up the apparently “free” time she had with other things to do—namely, commitments or responsibilities for church … Continue reading

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