Articles by

Gabriel Ong

Culture

The mask he wore to church

You know what itโ€™s like being attracted to the same sex as a Christian? I certainly donโ€™t. And for a long time I lived without knowing what that tension was like โ€“ that double-life of fear and...

Relationships

Are you tired of being a cell leader?

Are you leading someone difficult? At any level of leadership, you are going to come across sheep who are difficult to herd. You push them in one direction, in search of better pastures โ€” but they...

Culture

The most important thing in the Church: Unity

“What is the one yardstick we can use to gauge if a mission trip is successful?โ€ This question was posed to us by the pastor who led a recent mission trip I was on. We offered various answers...

Faith

The double life of a mission tripper

One thing about missions trips that I find beautiful is the simplicity of being. What I mean is, life becomes simple in a holy way: All that matters each day is that we accomplish a work for God โ€”...

Faith

In sickness and in health

I fell pretty sick on Labour Day. I still remember it was a Tuesday morning, and I was furiously taking notes at Momentum 2018. I had already been feeling a little unwell โ€“ dry throat โ€“ the night...

Faith

Is your faith more than just good feels?

Do you remember the moment when you accepted Christ into your heart? Think back with me to where it all began: Were you saved in a stadium bathed in lights? Or did it occur in the quiet of your own...

Faith

How to build your personal prayer altar: Suzette Hattingh at Momentum 2018

“If we donโ€™t have a personal revival, we cannot be part of a national revival,โ€ Dr Suzette Hattingh declared at Momentum 2018 on May 1. Speaking about the need for Singaporeans to rebuild...

Faith

Are you praying stock prayers?

Prayer wasn’t always close to my heart. The logic I lived by for quite some time was that since God knows everything already, why bother saying so much? It wasn’t until I began praying...

Faith

Why we don’t call home more often

You may have heard this verse before, “God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.” And we thank God that it is true. But when I read the verse, I also think of how...