Illness

Real Life, Real People

Diagnosed with cancer at a young age, she discovered the love of God through kindness and open doors

I was 14 when I was diagnosed with leukaemia.  My parents sold our flat in our home country to finance my treatment in Singapore.  A year later, after five cycles of chemotherapy, the cancer was in...

Illness

Fathers in heaven: Reflections from dad’s 18-month battle with terminal cancer

In July 2020, I lost my dad to Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS). He was 59 years old and I was 21. In October 2018, my dad visited our family doctor after a fever he developed had persisted for over a...

Real Life, Real People

I was diagnosed with breast cancer when I was pregnant

Around the middle of 2021, I discovered that I was pregnant, so I arranged to see an obstetrician at the hospital.  During the check-up, I also decided to raise the issue of the two lumps on my...

Family

Mummy, the woman who gave up everything for us

Whenever I read Bible verses that spoke of “dying to self”, I can’t help but have tears well up in my eyes. I will always remember how my mother embodied this value while she was still on...

Family

3 lessons I learnt from mum, the caregiver of our family

Papa has Parkinson’s disease. When I first heard this statement, I didn’t think much of it. Because I was young when it happened, I assumed this was just another illness that would pass....

Secondary

“Since I’m alive, I will do my best”: 14-year-old student with myopathy

Emmanuel was nine when he was first diagnosed with myopathy, an incurable condition that affects muscle growth. Ever since then, he has had difficulty being active; even sitting down for too long can...

Illness

Sacrificial love: Would you donate your kidney to save someone you love?

Samantha* (48) is a full-time ministry worker who is bright and cheerful. If you were meeting her for the first time, you wouldn’t be able to guess that she underwent a major surgery just four...

Workplace

How God moved me to give up my business

When I first came to know God, it was not difficult for me to decide to follow Him. I was overwhelmingly grateful that He had saved me from my old life and forgave me of my sins. But a year after...

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How can I overcome my fear of praying for the sick?

When it comes to overcoming the fear of praying for the sick, how you think is really important. It makes all the difference and sets you up to minister in faith. Let me give three quick tips to help...