Church Life

Serving in church: What are some pitfalls to avoid?

When I was 16, I joined a youth committee because I believed I had the skills for it. I didn’t. I was immature and knew nothing about service. I also joined other committees just because I...

Church Life

How can we serve well in church?

I’m not gonna lie – serving in church can be a little difficult at times. But what I’ve learnt in my time serving is that while the forms and responsibilities of our service may change,...

Tech

Rick Warren wants you to join #HACK2022, the largest Christian hackathon yet

It’s October, which means #HACK is back. Hackathons are timed events where people come together to ideate, code and create new tools to solve problems and impact communities. And Pastor Rick...

Life & Death

Even in death and grief, God is still in control

I’m a 19-year-old polytechnic student who had an ordinary life just like most of my peers.  I had a good education, a wide social circle of friends and a part-time job that gave me a stable...

1800-ASK-PASTOR

What if I’ve been turned away from the ministry I wanted to serve in?

If you have been turned away from the ministry you wanted to serve in, don’t take it as a personal attack. I think the first question to ask is, “Why was I turned away from this...

Real Life, Real People

How a valedictorian became a missionary: Swopping a master’s for her Master’s will

Before I came into university, I was still a very young Christian. I accepted Christ when I was six or seven years old, but it was only when I was 17 that God started placing a desire within me to...

Real Life, Real People

“God can use you anywhere”: The third-culture kid with a heart for children of missionaries

Born in Japan, Josephine has the unique experience of growing up as the daughter of two missionaries. Only returning to Singapore for short trips, the 23-year-old spent most of her life in the East...

Discipleship

Is it true that I only need the heart to serve? How about skills?

I believe when it comes to serving, the heart is definitely very important, but serving is not all heart and no skill. If you’re interested to serve, the first question to ask yourself is,...

Worldview

Christian rapper Lecrae on healthy vs unhealthy deconstruction in the Church

American hip-hop artiste Lecrae released a series of viral tweets two days ago (September 14). For those who might not be familiar with him, the Grammy Award winner and record label co-founder is...