Devotionals

Advent Devotional Day 11: Lamb of God

It’s hard to imagine what the Israelites had to go through to atone for their sins under the old sacrificial system.  Why should an animal have to be regularly offered on the altar for the wrongs...

Surveys & Reports

2022 Verse of the Year: Isaiah 41:10

YouVersion have released their 2022 Verse of the Year and it’s not an unfamiliar one in Isaiah 41:10. “So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen...

Devotionals

Advent Devotional Day 10: The Word

How many of us can claim to have seen God? John, the writer of this gospel, wanted us to know that Jesus reveals God. Unlike people of the past, we don’t have to rely on prophets to hear from God....

Devotionals

Advent Devotional Day 9: Saviour

Good things must share, right?  But why is it that many of us find it hard — or unnatural — to share about the saving work that Jesus has done in our lives? It’s supposed to be GOOD news that...

Church Life

3 ways to prepare your heart for youth camp

For many churches, this will be their first time having a full-scale youth ministry camp after a long hiatus.   As a youth and a youth leader, I’ve been reflecting on how we can prepare our hearts...

Outreach

Nicky and Pippa Gumbel: Gentle and respectful evangelism in a post-truth society

The Alpha course is no stranger to millions. First founded in 1977 at Holy Trinity Brompton (HTB), Nicky and Pippa Gumbel further developed its materials and began their work as Alpha course...

Real Life, Real People

“No one likes to talk about failure”: Former Team Singapore archer on missing the mark and finding true victory

In archery, as in Christianity, we continuously strive for perfection while knowing we will never reach it. We all know the goal: to hit the bull’s eye every time. Yet, more often than not, we miss...

Outreach

Nicky and Pippa Gumbel: The 3 things everyone is searching for

The Alpha course is no stranger to millions. First founded in 1977 at Holy Trinity Brompton (HTB), Nicky and Pippa Gumbel further developed its materials and began their work as Alpha course pioneers...

Finding Purpose

I learnt to stop obsessing over God’s will in my life

In my late teens and early twenties, fresh-faced and uni-bound, questions and concerns about God’s will for my life often dominated my thoughts. “What was God calling me to do?” “What was my...