Missions

Joshua 21’s missions call to the next gen: Who will fill their shoes?

A thunderous applause filled the hall after two speakers representing different generations shared their stories. Kate Cheah, 84, who went to Hong Kong in 1965, is said to be the first missionary...

Missions

Final stop, Germany: What could I learn about planting a church for refugees?

I arrived safely in Germany, this time without luggage malfunctions, and settled down in the accommodation provided by another missionary I had met in Poland, Alena. In the metropolitan city of...

Real Life, Real People

Lost but Found: What I learnt from a Ukrainian refugee family

I’m Wesley and I’m 25 this year. I just graduated from university a couple months ago. I went to the Ukrainian border and was there for the past seven weeks. I actually left right after I...

Disabilities

Why we feel uncomfortable around disabled people

I once talked to a mother whose child had autism, and she told me of a heart-breaking experience. The mum had brought her child to Sunday school, but the child’s behaviour had upset the other mums...

Culture

Romanticising your life: Can we really be the main character?

As my bio accurately describes me, I’m a starry-eyed girl who sees things through rose-tinted glasses. I love positivity and try to see the beauty in everything.  So naturally, the romantic in...

Missions

“The journey of going is about God, not the goer”: Waiting to be sent after God called her to missions at 12

TRIGGER WARNING: This story contains material about suicidal thoughts and a suicide attempt that some may find distressing. I grew up actively serving in church from the tender age of 9. I remember...

Do Good

World Refugee Day Singapore: These Singaporeans are helping refugees worldwide – and you can, too

With Singapore’s doors closed to refugees, the various refugee crises around the world can seem like a distant problem. But this has not stopped many Singaporeans from opening up their hearts...

Discipleship

Tongues-untied: The gift that surprised me

I always love being slapped with spiritual conviction, but I was not expecting the power of God to “whack” me in this particular way. As we stood worshipping together in the sanctuary at...

Church Life

Filled with the Holy Spirit: How did that experience change the lives of these church leaders?

Many of us would have heard of the Anglo-Chinese School (ACS) clock tower revival in Singapore as something that happened long before our time. But did you know that it was not a standalone incident?...