Family

“I felt like I wasn’t worthy”: After letting go of her painful past, this teen wants to pay it forward

Trigger warning: This article contains mention of self-harm and suicide. At just two months old, Rachel* was sent to foster care due to the history of abuse in her biological family. After nine years...

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...

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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...

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. ...

Mental Health

What cycling taught me about moving forward

The last two years have been the hardest years of my life. I’ve lost a parent to cancer, an unborn child due to miscarriage, a job in church that I thought I was going to do till the day I needed...

Family

“Don’t take family for granted”: How prayer and persistence got this Malaysian home for CNY

For the first time in two years, Malaysian Xie Ming Feng (30) was able to head back to Johor Bahru (JB) to be reunited with his family — just in time for Chinese New Year. Ming Feng is glad to able...

Mental Health

“Are we okay?” Pastor Daniel Khong opens up about his mental health struggles at Summit 2022

The last two years have not been great because I went through my own struggle with emotions.  For myself, it was a bit of a double whammy. Naturally, the pandemic brought a lot of changes. But the...