Church Life

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...

Church Life

What would it take for our churches to be more welcoming?

In the racial group I was born into, there are very few Christians, whether in Singapore or beyond. As a result, most Christians in Singapore still do not know how to properly respond when they...

Surveys & Reports

Many who have changed church during the pandemic are young adults: State of the Church in Singapore 2022

As churches emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic, a higher number have experienced “more outflow” of attendees compared to “more inflow” or “no change”, according to...

Church Life

Serving in church: What are some pitfalls to avoid?

When I was 16, I joined a youth committee because I believed I had the skills for it. I didn’t. I was immature and knew nothing about service. I also joined other committees just because I...

Church Life

How can we serve well in church?

I’m not gonna lie – serving in church can be a little difficult at times. But what I’ve learnt in my time serving is that while the forms and responsibilities of our service may change,...

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What if I’ve been turned away from the ministry I wanted to serve in?

If you have been turned away from the ministry you wanted to serve in, don’t take it as a personal attack. I think the first question to ask is, “Why was I turned away from this...

Discipleship

Is it true that I only need the heart to serve? How about skills?

I believe when it comes to serving, the heart is definitely very important, but serving is not all heart and no skill. If you’re interested to serve, the first question to ask yourself is,...

Worldview

Christian rapper Lecrae on healthy vs unhealthy deconstruction in the Church

American hip-hop artiste Lecrae released a series of viral tweets two days ago (September 14). For those who might not be familiar with him, the Grammy Award winner and record label co-founder is...

Church Life

3 things to remember for those struggling to juggle school and ministry

Life as a student is pretty tough, especially during crunch time with a seemingly never-ending pile of notes to revise and assignments to complete. With so much already on your plate, it can be a...