Surveys & Reports

Surveys & Reports

Where are all the young missionaries?

What kind of missions work are local churches involved in? And how can the next generation participate in the changing missionary landscape? These are some of the questions that the National Missions...

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How do Christians compare to Singaporeans in our views towards LGBT issues?

If trends continue, the picture is clear: We, as believers in Jesus Christ, will increasingly live in a culture whose values and beliefs are at odds with those we hold. The Institute of Policy...

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When religion becomes offensive

In May this year, I worshipped in the midst of a congregation under police guard for the first time in my life. It was not in Singapore, but in Jerusalem. A group had gathered to protest and disrupt...

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Singapore’s connected generation: Anxious and disempowered?

“Despite living in a time of relative peace and social mobility, most young adults are not optimistic or empowered about their future.” This was one of the top-line findings from a global...

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Can a stranger save someone from suicide? Conversations on strengthening communities

“I want to offer an insider’s view of what it is like to be suicidal. To try to help you understand what it is like and how does a person get to that place.” Speaking at the Samaritans of...

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Strong and silent: A dying breed of men

I came across some shocking statistics regarding suicides in Singapore a few days ago. Here are three key figures: The number of suicides in Singapore rose by 10% last year  19 boys between 10 and...

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In the last days: The posture of the persistent widow

Eight years ago during a conference held at Kum Yan Methodist Church, a young man responded to a call to bring God day-and-night worship in Singapore. He didn’t fully understand why he felt the...

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Micah Conversation 2019: What social justice is not

Have we mistaken social justice as the means for someone to come to know Jesus Christ? Or perhaps confused evangelism for social action, and social action for evangelism? Perceptions like these were...

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Burning Hearts Conference: Do we care about the dream of God’s heart?

For eight long years, Elijah Choi laboured in the All Nations Prayer Room in the International House of Prayer (IHOP) of Kansas City as an unknown Korean boy who had watched his own father pray for...