Music

Christmas

Christmas in a pandemic: A song to remind us why we can still celebrate

Have you ever listened to a new song and felt a warm, fuzzy sensation in your chest? Or a sudden welling up of tears? There’s just something magical about masterfully written songs where a...

Music

Singer-songwriter Sarah X. Miracle on self-worth, identity and learning to say ‘no’

After overcoming a teenage pregnancy, surviving a fatal car accident and pulling through a pregnancy loss, Sarah X. Miracle, previously known as Sarah Cheng-De Winne, desires to use her musical...

Music

Freed from performance anxiety, I no longer had to pretend

There is a word in Japanese that summarises the deep problem I was facing: “足りない” (tarinai). In English, it means “not enough”, “insufficient” or “lacking”.  By all...

Music

Is secular music safe for consumption?

“How do I decide what secular music is safe to listen to?” This is a question I get asked a lot. When I first made that decision to make Jesus the Lord of my life, I inevitably had to change many...

Culture

The circuit breaker that reset my plans but saved my life

Growing up, I always had an inclination for music. My mum would encourage me to sign up for music classes and music-related extracurricular activities. So naturally, when opportunities came, be it in...

Music

#TheBlessingSg: 177 churches across all denominations unite to bless Singapore

The Blessing SG – a collaboration by almost 800 pastors, elders and worship leaders in Singapore – was released on 8pm on Pentecost Sunday, 31 May, 2020. According to the organisers of...

News

#TheBlessingSG: Pastors and worship leaders to sing the Aaronic Blessing over Singapore

Scores of pastors and worship leaders from churches in Singapore have come together – digitally – for an unprecedented proclamation of the Aaronic Blessing over the nation. A preview clip...

Music

“I Dwell In The Shelter”: The story behind Joshua Poh’s virtual choir song

With a virtual choir of more than 30 people from 11 churches in 3 countries, singer-songwriter Joshua Poh’s latest track has brought people together in a time of social distancing.  “This...

Music

Birthed in the circuit breaker, these #songsofhope remind us that things are going to be alright

At the start of May, the Awaken Generation worship collective and Thir.st put out a call for songwriters to release new songs for a world desperately in need of hope. Since then, we’ve seen our...