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对抗肌肉萎缩症 周初明:我觉得神把我救了回来

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God has healed: Chew Chor Meng on overcoming muscular atrophy

Why do I call myself Rafael? Because Rafael means God has healed. In medical terms, I was diagnosed with muscular atrophy. But in Christ I’m healed. During 2006-2008, I felt like I had no strength....

Personalities

Remembering Aloysius Pang: His legacy of love

My heart was stirred when it was revealed that the late Singaporean actor Aloysius Pang used to set aside 10 per cent of his pay to thank his production crew for their hard work. During her eulogy at...

Culture

THIR.ST TALKS: Getting real with Hillsong Young & Free

Formed in 2012, Hillsong Young & Free is known for their contemporary electropop worship tunes that have been played in churches worldwide. Thir.st sat down with two of their members, Aodhán...

Culture

A millennial’s thoughts on the Billy Graham Crusade in Singapore, 1978

This article was first published last year and has been republished on the occasion of Dr Billy Graham’s death anniversary. In 1978, the American pastor preached during Singapore’s...

Culture

Billy Graham dead at 99

Billy Graham – probably the most well-known and influential evangelist of the past century – has died at the age of 99, according to various news sources. He died at his home in North Carolina,...

Culture

"I was told I was doomed to fail": Belinda Lee’s journey from insecurity to purpose

Artiste-host Belinda Lee is no stranger to most Singaporeans. You’ve seen her on TV, at the Star Awards (where she was voted one of Mediacorp’s Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes four...

Culture

“I never learned how to turn this exhausting pain into bliss”: The silent struggles of Kim Jonghyun

On late Monday afternoon, the lead singer of popular Korean boy band SHINee, Kim Jonghyun, 27, was found dead in his rental apartment in an upmarket corner of Seoul. From the time he sent his...

Relationships

If marriage is not a game, why do we still cheat?

“My daddy warned me about men like you He said, ‘Baby girl, he’s playing you.'” (Beyoncé, “Daddy Lessons”) When rumours of infidelity swirled around the power...