Tech

Try a Sabbath from your smartphone

We’re beholden to our smartphones. Take a quick look around in the bus or train and you’ll notice that the majority of commuters are glued or plugged in to their smartphones in one way...

Culture

At the gym, working out my idols

So, brothers, in whatever condition each was called, there let him remain with God. (1 Corinthians 7:24) A friend recently accused me of idolatry. The hour I spent every day at the gym...

News

Pro-life activist, unwittingly used as a pro-abortion pawn in Roe vs Wade, dead at 69

Norma McCorvey, better known as “Jane Roe” in the Roe vs Wade court battle that saw the right to abortion legalised in the United States, has died at the age of 69, the New York Times...

News

Hillsong set to plant its first church in Asia

Global church network Hillsong has announced its first Asian outpost – in Bali, Indonesia. The move was announced following the church’s Vision Weekend, where it encouraged its members to be...

Do Good

A complaint about Singapore’s complaint culture

We’re addicted to outrage. PSLEs roll around. We’re outraged by the emphasis placed on one exam. We’re outraged by the lengths some people will go to to give their kids an...

News

Botanic Gardens staff receive gifts, notes of appreciation

Staff and workers at the Botanic Gardens – recently in the headlines after a centuries-old Tembusu tree fell during an event, with fatal consequences – were given drinks and notes of...

Apologetics

Are we defending the faith, or defending ourselves?

February the 15th commemorates the anniversary of the British’s surrender to the Japanese in 1942. Total Defence represents Singapore’s comprehensive defence strategy, relying not merely on...

Apologetics

Apologetics: More than the defence of your faith

Raise a voice. Fly a flag. Sign a petition. March. Behold, the rise of the modern apologetics movement. These days it’s easy to learn to address issues on suffering, science, philosophy and...

Worldview

It was meant to be one harmless bet – but I almost gambled my life away

In mid-2005, when I was serving my National Service, I had a lot of free time. At night, after training I spent most of my time playing computer games or lazing around. I always had an interest...