Discipleship

Recommended holiday reading

Welcome to the holidays. I feel for the children of today. For most of the year, you’re so bogged down with homework, projects, tuition, and CCAs that when you’re finally allowed off the hamster...

Church Life

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...

Church Life

Serving in the spotlight: The acoustic guitarist

An acoustic guitarist at Hope Church Singapore, NEHEMIAH CHEE also mentors fellow acoustic guitarists in the worship ministry to hone their musicianship and guide them as they serve. How did you end...

Discipleship

The problem with fairy tale endings

I had never heard of “Eddie the Eagle”, never knew an Olympian with this nickname existed. But when I saw the poster of the film starring Hugh Jackman — who is an absolute class act — I knew...

Missions

Help for the harvesters: The ‘elbows’ in support of missionaries

Think of a missionary and your vision will probably be along the lines of: Someone who leaves behind his job, family and comfortable lifestyle to travel around to world, usually to some remote...

Worldview

Injustice is our problem: Why indifference is not an option

Have you been bullied in school or witnessed someone getting bullied? I have. Have you met employees who have been unfairly treated – not paid their hard-earned wages, not given adequate rest,...

Church Life

Serving in the spotlight: The electric guitarist

An electric guitarist at Hope Church Singapore, CHEN LIBO is also responsible for discipling his fellow electric guitarists in the worship team. What challenges have you encountered serving on stage?...

Discipleship

It’s okay to be busy

It happens, but we know it shouldn’t. The demands of life, work, relationships, church and ministry spiralling into a messy fight against the clock and our exhausted bodies. Deadlines to meet....

Missions

One New Testament, 25 years of labour

“Why would you choose to be a missionary? Are you stupid?” When Lue Maiseka announced that he was going to work as a Bible translator, his family and friends did not take it well. He was 27 years...