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From rock star to PhD scholarship holder: A man’s search for the meaning of life

Trigger warning: This article contains mention of suicide. Growing up, I was sometimes bullied for being different. These experiences made me feel really small and very insecure about who I was. I...

Life & Death

America’s Got Talent singer Nightbirde dies at 31

After touching the world with her voice and story, America’s Got Talent Golden Buzzer winner Jane Marczewski passed away on February 19 (Saturday) following a four-year battle with cancer. ...

Discipleship

What the Olympics taught a national athlete

As a national athlete, I have often wondered: What is the ultimate purpose of doing sports? I understand how sports has allowed me to cultivate values in the kingdom of God, such as learning...

Personalities

“You are not what you cannot accomplish”: Olympian Yeo Jia Min on dealing with disappointment

“I’m sorry.” Overwhelmed with emotions after how her first Olympic outing concluded, Yeo Jia Min was fighting back tears during her interview with local media.  Although the world...

Personalities

Team Singapore, what is wrong with us?

So you know by now that Joseph Schooling didn’t make it in the heats. That means Singapore’s local hero, the reigning 100m butterfly Olympic champion, will not be defending his crown at...

Personalities

Overcoming the odds: Team Singapore sailor Amanda Ng on her journey to the Olympics

Singaporean Amanda Ng competed in the RS:X Women category at the 2020 Olympics, but did you know that her journey to Tokyo was one fraught with pain and anguish? Sharing her testimony with the young...

Personalities

Nightbirde: The true story behind America’s Got Talent Golden Buzzer winner

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you would have probably seen this viral America Got Talent’s (AGT) audition by now. It’s a moving performance of an original song called...

Personalities

Justin Bieber’s GQ Interview: 10 things that blew me away

What if you woke up one day to the realisation that you’ve turned into a person you don’t want to be? Many of us know the story of how Justin Bieber rose to fame as a teenager. First scouted in...

Culture

8 lessons from the Ravi Zacharias scandal

In the history of Christendom, it is not uncommon to read about prominent ministers who fall from grace. Every time it happens, it is a blow to evangelical believers in many ways. It stumbles the...