Articles by

Joanne Chua

Missions

“The journey of going is about God, not the goer”: Waiting to be sent after God called her to missions at 12

TRIGGER WARNING: This story contains material about suicidal thoughts and a suicide attempt that some may find distressing. I grew up actively serving in church from the tender age of 9. I remember...

Outreach

Antioch Campus: How God gathered 4 young Singaporeans to start a missions mobilisation programme

Five years ago in 2017, I was sitting at a café by the beach in Timor-Leste. I was on a mission trip and we were given time to reflect with God. The Holy Spirit directed me to a passage I’d always...

Sermons

Gen Z, will we be known for our legacy of love?

Last year, I found out that a friend whom I had known for almost five years had been talking behind my back. Whatever she had been saying seemed to have no basis either. I felt falsely accused and...

Worldview

Can truth be subjective?

Throughout history, humanity has been on a quest for truth. At our core, we all desire what is real and true. And as Christians, we’ve also had to ask at one point: “How do we know God is...

Culture

What is a worldview?

Our Singapore story is founded on pragmatism and meritocracy. We went from a poor fishing port struggling for independence, to a bustling metropolitan city. Rags to riches. As Singaporeans, we work...

Faith

Summit 2022: Are we a church marked by division or a church grieved by division?

“A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.” (John...

Outreach

How can we pray and share the gospel in our schools?

Just before the turn of the year (Dec 28-30, 2021), close to 150 participants across 61 churches and 26 schools came together for an online/on-site inter-school prayer meeting called Reaping The...

Finding Purpose

How can I discover my personal calling?

Purpose, destiny, calling… these are really big words. I wish I could tell you that I have everything figured out. But none of that would be true. In the last year especially, I’ve been trying to...

Real Life, Real People

Growing up through domestic abuse, neglect and the trauma of suicide… This is how I got my fresh start

Trigger warning: This article contains mention of self-harm and suicide. Sitting across from her, it was hard to imagine that she had lived through a nightmarish childhood. After all, this...