Life & Death

News

War in Gaza: Let’s unite in prayer, love and compassion

UPDATE: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs Singapore has issued a travel advisory to Singaporeans to avoid all non-essential travel to Israel in view of the ongoing conflict. Singaporeans travelling to...

Mental Health

What does the Bible say about suicide?

From what we read in the Bible, we know that committing suicide is a sin. God calls murder sin (Exodus 20:13) and committing suicide is essentially murdering yourself. Suicide also dishonours the...

Real Life, Real People

How I found freedom from my 6-year drug addiction

My mum was a tiger mum and the sole breadwinner of our household, hence she was always busy with work. My stay-at-home dad was pretty silent and very particular about cleanliness, so he would scold...

Life & Death

The car crash that saved my life

I was raised in a missionary family. At a young age, I received my calling for medical missions, so I left home for university to pursue medicine abroad. At university, juggling studying and working...

Illness

When God didn’t heal my mum of cancer

I waited with bated breath for mum’s message in the hospital hallway. My phone pinged. I saw image after image of a ugly red, fungating mass in a colon. Immediately, I shrunk into my hospital...

Life & Death

When I suddenly lost a dear friend to cardiac arrest

I remember 23 March 2022 as if it were yesterday. “They were unable to revive her,” my youth leader told me over the phone. “She passed away this morning.” Though I had lost my grandfather to...

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...

Personalities

God saved the Queen: The enduring faith of the late Queen Elizabeth II

I was watching the Arsenal game last night when something unprecedented happened.  At half-time, before kicking off the second half, both Arsenal FC (widely rumoured to be the Queen’s...

Real Life, Real People

Being rescued from a life of emptiness gave this young doctor a new mission

Growing up, I struggled with anger and used to be a bully. When I was in primary school, I had even gone to the extent of setting up a club against someone I disliked, and got others to hate on her...