Life & Death

Real Life, Real People

Abortion stories and the painful truths that people don’t tell you

Jennifer was only a 17-year-old student when she had an abortion at five-and-a-half months of pregnancy. Yifen discovered she was pregnant shortly before she was due to leave for her post-doctorate...

Life & Death

“We have much to be thankful for”: Bible college lecturer and caregiver David Lang on the death of his daughter

Up until yesterday, 63-year-old David Lang had been the caregiver to his two adult children, Justina, 30, and Titus, 25. His other son Timothy had already passed away at a young age. Although...

Illness

Would you join us in praying for a miracle for our dear friend Joy?

“I’m in Jakarta. It’s so funny how you always reach out to me when I’m thinking about some life-changing decisions.”  As I scrolled through the messages that Joy had...

Life & Death

America’s Got Talent singer Nightbirde dies at 31

After touching the world with her voice and story, America’s Got Talent Golden Buzzer winner Jane Marczewski passed away on February 19 (Saturday) following a four-year battle with cancer. ...

Real Life, Real People

“I was left with nothing”: How a drug abuser left the lows and highs of a rollercoaster life

TRIGGER WARNING: THIS ARTICLE MENTIONS SELF-HARM AND SUICIDE Shortly after his first taste of alcohol at 11, Thomas Koh began using drugs, all the while chasing money and power as antidotes to the...

Real Life, Real People

#SpillTheTeh: The grief of losing a loved one to death

TRIGGER WARNING This article contains content on death and suicide.  Death. It is something that all of us have to face, and yet few of us would want to think about it. Perhaps because it seems so...

Life & Death

Losing my mum to cancer: Seeing the good (and God) in suffering

I lost my mother to cancer last July. She was only 60. She was first diagnosed with a rare and aggressive cancer in her adrenal gland in 2012. We were thankful then that the cancer was discovered...

Life & Death

Dad died for 8 minutes: The cycling accident that changed everything

Dad was a high-flyer. Because he built Changi Airport Terminal 3, ours was the first family who actually walked into the terminal. He was also the project director for many other buildings such as...

Disabilities

A close brush with death left her without hands and legs, but she’s never felt more alive

In 2018, Carole Ann was admitted to hospital due to a sharp abdominal pain. It turned out that a ruptured ovarian cyst had put her in a life-threatening condition. During the month-long coma, her...