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Do I really need a cell group if I’m already going to church?

After our recent Telegram poll and cell group (CG) series, some of you shared your personal experiences and asked us questions. In response to some of the comments, we reached out to these church...

Church Life

THIR.ST TALKS: What’s the point of cell groups? What if mine’s just not working out?

Cell group, small group, life group, discipleship group… Whatever your church calls it, you would probably already be asked to join a community of believers outside of your weekly worship...

Discipleship

Gardening opened my eyes to God’s perfect timing

A couple of years ago, my parents decided to give me a few of their plants to take care of. I wasn’t really a plant person, but I wanted to appreciate their gesture and so accepted (rather...

I'm a New Christian

Am I good enough to be saved?

Growing up in a meritocratic society, we are so accustomed to working hard to get to where we want in life. After all, there’s no such thing as a free lunch in this world right? As such, it’s...

Church Life

How’s your cell group doing?

With churches reopening and new opportunities to meet in person in larger groups, it’s a good time to take a step back and examine how our cell groups have been growing (or not growing) over the...

Discipleship

Stressed? Here are 5 ways to meditate on Scripture

Meditation has sometimes been frowned upon and deemed a no-no for Christians due perhaps to its association with new-age practices like “emptying the mind”.  However, despite the stigma...

Discipleship

Feeding your soul in a time of crisis

In my last post, I reflected on our new status as refugees from Ukraine. I talked about some of the ways that God had prepared me for this crisis and was helping me process this new reality. The...

Discipleship

Mentors: My life would have been so different without them

I started out in Primary School as a really good boy. After all, I was enculturated with polished manners because of my church and mission school upbringing. However, I was very restless on the...

Devotionals

Let it out before you burn out

Our yard flooded a few times during the recent rainy season. The water was inches from both our front and back doors.  So, I decided to get hold of a pump to get rid of the water, sending it through...