Articles by

Gabriel Ong

Mental Health

How my mental health was transformed: Biblical truths and a brand new worldview

I don’t know what you think of when you hear the words “Christian counselling”, “healing” or “deliverance”. When I first heard of such terms, I actually...

Movies & TV

Snowflake Mountain: One man’s trash is another man’s treasure

Before you get any further, we really should get one thing out of the way first: I am by no means recommending this show.  This is just what I’ve gleaned from a guilty pleasure and a bit of...

Illness

Fathers in heaven: Reflections from dad’s 18-month battle with terminal cancer

In July 2020, I lost my dad to Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS). He was 59 years old and I was 21. In October 2018, my dad visited our family doctor after a fever he developed had persisted for over a...

Missions

Olga and her 10 children: Reuniting with a Ukrainian family in the French countryside

After a short but much-needed break in Paris, it was time for me to jump back into the mission I was in France for – to help a Ukrainian refugee family rebuild their lives and potentially plant a...

Post-secondary

Dear JC student, I know life is tough…

Dear JC Student, Let’s be real — Junior College (JC) is really tough. From the moment you step into school, teachers start reminding you of the daunting examination ahead of you: The A-Levels....

Money Matters

Crypto crash: A word of caution and comfort for investors

The latest cryptocurrency crash is all anyone’s talking about these days. After the stablecoin TerraUSD (UST) became unpegged to the US dollar earlier this month, the value of its affiliated...

Family

Mummy, the woman who gave up everything for us

Whenever I read Bible verses that spoke of “dying to self”, I can’t help but have tears well up in my eyes. I will always remember how my mother embodied this value while she was still on...

Real Life, Real People

Missions: How saying yes to God took me from Pasir Ris to Przemyśl

When the invasion first happened, many of my friends around me were posting about it on Instagram Stories (IGS). My Christian friends put out calls for prayer, and so I prayed. I saw it as my...

Church Life

How’s your cell group doing?

With churches reopening and new opportunities to meet in person in larger groups, it’s a good time to take a step back and examine how our cell groups have been growing (or not growing) over the...