Articles by

Gabriel Ong

Faith

Why am I always tired in ministry?

I’ve been thinking about this question for quite some time now. There are the occasional gaps of time that allow for some breathing room, but I inevitably feel spent. A couple of days ago, I...

Faith

Your first calling is to be a friend of God

“Worship is the highest form of service. In Hebrew, one word to describe the act of blessing is ‘barak‘. “It is to humble and prostrate yourself — like a dog coming to lick...

Culture

Are you content to be nameless?

Do you do thankless or nameless work? That’s work that’s behind the scenes — like in the back-end of the office or the engine-room. It’s tedious work, and there’s a fair...

Culture

Forgive the unforgiveable: Ed Silvoso at Kingdom Invasion 2018

“Let me tell you the worst story I’ve ever heard,” Ed Silvoso told the thousands in attendance at Kingdom Invasion 2018. “I met someone who had been raped by her father from...

Culture

“Have the right finish line in mind”: Ed Silvoso reviews Singapore’s Antioch call to transform nations

Very often, the work of the church stays in the church. It’s a massive tragedy, said Ed Silvoso, who brought a powerful message of discipling the nations through the marketplace to Kingdom Invasion...

Faith

Coming out of death’s door: I wasn’t supposed to be alive

I was actually about to die. When I first fell ill, I didn’t think too much of it. I’d never been the healthiest kid around, so falling sick was not uncommon. My family wasn’t...

Relationships

Are you fighting with a friend?

For two years, I’ve been embroiled in a terrible fight with a good friend. It’s a long story, but the crux of it was that greatly hurtful words were ultimately said after months of...

Faith

Why try to twist God’s arm, when you can just hold His hand?

It’s tempting to think we can “manipulate” God into giving us something better. For example, have you ever prayed these kinds of prayers? Jesus, I have spent so much time on...

Faith

Die, disciple, die

And Jesus answered them, “The hour has come for the Son of Man to be glorified. Truly, truly, I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains alone; but if it...