Church Life

Church Life

Done with church? Hold it right there

I don’t always feel at home in church. Some days I drag myself in (late – sorry pastor), force myself through those oh-not-again songs about emotions I wasn’t feeling, remembering what...

Devotionals

Time to pay the price

Redeeming the time (kairos) because the days are evil. (Ephesians 5:16) Man’s days are evil — full of pain and laborious trouble. Yet in between the humdrum of life, God appoints kairos...

Church Life

Serving in the spotlight: The youth leader

JOSHUA KWOK is serving as a youth leader and youth committee member in the youth ministry of Ang Mo Kio Methodist Church. He recently graduated from NUS and is currently working in NTUC Union. How...

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Serving in the spotlight: The official photographer

RY is Chief Photographer and Communication Designer of 3:16 Creative, at 3:16 Church. As the saying goes, a picture says a thousand words. A photograph is so powerful because of its unique ability...

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Serving in the spotlight: The worship service usher

Val Seet is currently serving as a befriender and committee member in the Hospitality Ministry in the Young Adults Ministry at Living Praise Presbyterian Church. How did you start serving in this...

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Solving the muddle of the Holy Huddle

Quick, count how many Christian friends you have. Now count how many non-Christian friends you have. Chances are, the former outnumber the latter. Christians often use the concept of “in but not of...

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Dude, the church needs you

“5 more, bro!” my spotter yells at me as I lay on the bench, eyes bloodshot, blood pumped with adrenaline, and clothes drenched. “UP, UP, UP!” The final rep grinds to completion, and the bar...

Discipleship

Worshipping when I don’t feel like it

You are worthy of it all. Another church service, another worship song. Everyone around me was singing, eyes closed, hands raised. I tried to do the same, but I just couldn’t seem to bring myself...

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Serving in the spotlight: The youth worship leader

BRIAN NG is a worship leader in Hope Singapore who also leads the Junior College students in Ablaze, the church’s youth congregation. He is also a TCP Productions artiste and has appeared in...