Discipleship

Devotionals

Lent Devotional Day 17: Listen Carefully

Jesus concludes the Parable of the Sower with a word of advice: listen carefully. Jesus was speaking about people who have heard the Word of God – and what happens afterwards. God’s message...

Devotionals

Leap year: What are we really spending our time on?

Did you know that 2024 is a leap year? We have 366 days this year instead of 365. While the modern calendar contains 365 days, the time it takes for the Earth to orbit the Sun is actually longer –...

Discipleship

Are we reading the Bible correctly?

At the start of this year, I read a very thought-provoking and timely article by Christianity Today, which published the reflections of three Bible scholars in Singapore who discussed the...

Apologetics

Dragons in the Bible

Seen the dragon décor in Chinatown for Chinese New Year recently? One look, and one would immediately understand the hilarious uproar the dragon caused online. But while this Shrek-like dragon may...

Worldview

Is it so wrong to gamble during Chinese New Year?

No one would argue that casual gambling is commonplace in many Chinese New Year (CNY) gatherings. In my personal experience, I’ve seen how it brings people together. But over the years, I have...

Discipleship

Sunday School isn’t about babysitting: Children’s pastors on what raising generations requires

At the LoveSingapore Pastors’ Prayer Summit 2024, a special panel discussion was held on the state of children’s ministry in Singapore. Led by Senior Pastor Daniel Wee (Church of our...

Devotionals

The Thirst Collective reads… Genesis

Through 2024, every member of the Thirst Collective – Thir.st, Salt&Light, Stories of Hope, 还好吗 hhm.sg, Living Room, Collective Studio – has committed to reading the Bible from cover to...

Sermons

Pastor Benny Ho: 8 best practices to keep fresh in ministry

As ministers of God, we are all called to “never be lacking in zeal” and to “keep our spiritual fervour serving the Lord” (Romans 12:11). The word “slothful” in Greek is okneros. It means...

Discipleship

Is tithing actually necessary?

A dollar coin. That was what my parents used to pass to my brother and me before they dropped us off for our children’s service. It was a weekly ritual: My hand would already be stretched to the...