Apologetics

The most reasonable fool

It’s a common misconception that excessive creative imagination breeds insanity. We think of the insane as people whose rationality has deserted them. Pop culture celebrates the brilliance of...

Discipleship

A toast to Biblical literacy

That photo? That’s my happy place. My first teh of the morning. I never say no to kaya toast. I’m meh about the eggs, but they’re part of the package. But the real reason I’m...

Discipleship

Why is it so hard to make the right decisions in life?

At the age of 10 I was introduced to The Game of Life, a board game that brings players through a series of life decisions from college to retirement, with jobs, homes, marriage and even children...

Friendship

Bromance is dead

Think of your three closest friends. Now think about the last time you spoke to each one of them. Next, try to recall what makes them come alive – their wildest dreams and greatest fears. If...

Real Life, Real People

The credit analyst who left everything behind for an unpaid internship in Cambodia

When I was younger in the faith, I used to hate the idea of working in the church office. That was my only concept of what full-time ministry could look like. I had the perception that it would...

Devotionals

He brews: Glimpses of God in a slow-drip coffee

Q: When was coffee first mentioned in the Bible? A: In He-brews! My guess is that most of us have heard this joke before (one too many times, probably); it is joke that attempts to make sense of two...

Finding Purpose

The danger of self-help

Help? We are all searching for purpose, meaning and fulfilment in the lives we lead. We are a people looking for help. Although we try to appear put together on the outside, the rate at which...

Do Good

Going the extra quack

“I thought I wouldn’t see you again after the last time you came to my house during Chinese New Year,” said Madam Png Peck Hoon. I smiled guiltily and insisted that I’d been...

Discipleship

The answer is discipleship

Whatever your struggle is, whatever stage of life you’re in, whatever decision has been put before you: The answer is discipleship. The definition of discipleship is simple: It is the discipline to...