Outreach

Faith

Sing, for the Kingdom of God is near

It all started when I joined 21project, a youth conference run by the Circuit Riders where young people like myself gathered to learn how to impact the world with our skills and talents. There...

Relationships

Lessons learnt from losing a friend: How to maintain a lifelong relationship

2003. I still remember the first time I met her. We were both 11-years-old when she transferred to my class. Her hair was tied into a tight ponytail. With her fringe pinned up, every single...

Faith

“If you have a smartphone in your hand, you are part of the mission”

I never paid much attention in the only computing class I took back in university – a compulsory module that required us to learn how to code on Microsoft Excel. Possibly the only reason I passed...

Faith

The grand old man and his treasure

“Yes, boy, you may pick the most expensive toy in the shop, and I’ll give it to you.” The owner of the toy shop, a grand old man, came beside the boy, crouched down, and asked him: “Would...

Faith

Welcoming others into the church family

I was at a planning meeting for small group evangelism recently when someone posed the question of integrating new believers into the main church community. After all, she reasoned, even with...

Health

The scars that can sing

23 April, 2011 is a day I will never forget. It was the day that marked the end of my mum’s four-year-long battle against breast cancer. She was 59 years old that year. It was a battle that...

Faith

Join the mission: #HACK for Jesus

How can technology be employed to address the increase in suicides among the young? What could be some creative digital pathways and opportunities that might help stop people from taking their lives?...

Culture

Making sense of tragedy: Thoughts, prayers and mourning for Las Vegas

I worked in the TODAY newsroom for almost a decade. It’s where I learnt about life and love, and along the way, about journalism too. The past week, my newsfeed has been filled with people...

Faith

The uncommon mission field: Reaching those with special needs

Whenever I think about the Great Commission, the first thoughts that come to mind are missionary journeys to the ends of the earth – preaching the gospel to the unreached, encouraging foreign...