Articles by

Gabriel Ong

Movies & TV

Everything Everywhere All at Once (from the lens of Scripture!)

Everything Everywhere All at Once (2022) swept the Oscars the other week and clinched seven accolades including the crowning achievement of “Best Picture”. Like many others, I was blown...

Family

What will it take to see reconciliation in our families?

On a night (one of the monthly #ThirstYouthNights we’re doing through 2023) that was all about reconciliation in families, I was surprised to find I was struck most by what happened before the...

Discipleship

What does taking our thoughts captive mean?

NOTE: This article discusses the biblical principle behind taking our thoughts captive. Here it’s important to distinguish that there are mental illnesses (such as anxiety, ADHD, OCD, etc.)...

Mental Health

Losing all my friends in a single quarrel, the depressive thoughts began

TW: There is mention of self-harm and suicidal thoughts in this article. Anxiety gripped me. I couldn’t breathe properly. My heart hurt. The turmoil was overwhelming. I knew that it was all my...

Mental Health

After the panic attacks began, I faced depression and anxiety

My heart is pounding… My hands are shaking… I can’t breathe… The whole world is spinning… I’m gonna faint… Am I gonna die? These were the thoughts that were running through my mind when...

Family

When your Christian family is always fighting

I once heard this view about how in Christian families: the first generation is the most faithful, and with each passing generation, a natural decline in the family’s faith sets in. As someone who...

Illness

When God didn’t heal my mum of cancer

I waited with bated breath for mum’s message in the hospital hallway. My phone pinged. I saw image after image of a ugly red, fungating mass in a colon. Immediately, I shrunk into my hospital...

Family

What parents want you to know

Last week, the Youth Nights Team sat down with TYN’s upcoming speakers Dr Frankie Tan and his wife Tina, a couple who love and care deeply for Gen Z.  Frankie and Tina are parents of three...

University

I’m a Malaysian and I was the sound guy at Asbury University’s chapel service

I’ve been asked to talk about what’s going on right now in my university, Asbury, to hopefully shed light on the revival that’s broken out here. If you don’t know me, then my...