Worldview

Politics and faith: If you’re not on the side of the Right, then what’s Left?

In the light of the “political Left’s” reaction to the Trump administration pulling the US out of the Paris Climate Agreement, American conservative blogger Erick Erickson recently...

Discipleship

On prayer: Do you know who you’re talking to?

When you pray, it’s supposed to be an intimate, personal conversation with God. You’re supposed to really connect directly, passionately, intimately with God. Jesus described this...

How-tos & Handles

How not to lose your joy

Look around. Look at the faces of people around you. On the streets. On the MRT. In your church. You’ll see it everywhere: So many people have been robbed of their joy. “It is a...

Mental Health

Please, help me see

I once believed that one day I’d change the world in a good, unselfish, non-superficial way. But real life hit me hard. I was overrun by a deep existential crisis. No, not the kind you feel...

Discipleship

Guard your heart

The other day I asked God why I was given this heart. The one I have looks like it’s about to fall apart; it’s purple with bruises and has weathered through heartbreaks. I’ve...

News

On June 12, a call for Singapore’s campuses to combine in prayer

I graduated from SMU in 2007 and entered the workforce the following year as an Auditor at Ernst and Young. Nine years on, my life has come full-circle. On Monday, June 12, I’m stepping back...

Real Life, Real People

I thought I knew love, until it almost destroyed me

I love people. From a young age, I poured my life and heart onto others, especially the boys I was leading in church. As their mentor and older brother, I tutored them, played sports and music with...

Devotionals

So you think you’re too far gone?

A long time ago, when I first became a Christian, I learnt that Christ died for my sins – that He had forgiven me for every wrong thing I had done against Him in the past. Christ’s love was...

Mental Health

On days the world seems too evil, remember …

There are times when the powers of evil seem solidly entrenched and nobody is able to get rid of them. We do what we can, we pray, but nothing seems to happen. The forces of evil laugh at our...