How-tos & Handles

Struggling to get to grips with a particular issue in life? Peep the tips within — these practical guides are meant to help you to make sense and make moves.

Studies & NS

Blurred boundaries: How can we navigate grey areas while living on campus?

As a bright-eyed freshman, staying in hall seemed like the “must do” on everyone’s university bucket list. So you can imagine my joy when I got offered a spot. Entering university...

Singlehood

“Why still single?” 5 statements on singlehood that can sting

At 19, it was “too early” for me to begin dating. But at 21, I began receiving comments like: “Why you still single?” In a short span of two years, the rules of the game seem...

Sermons

How to come together as one: Rev Edmund Chan on resolving conflicts in church

One of the problems of the church is an ego problem. Satan knows that the Church under Christ is the greatest spiritual agent for the greatest spiritual transformation of all times. That’s why...

Dating

How can I be a godly man during courtship?

I don’t know about you. But this is not a topic I think about much. Nor is this something I talk about with my guy friends. Guys don’t just get together and say: “Hey, let’s...

How-tos & Handles

Help! How do I journey with a “difficult” person?

Have you ever found yourself in a position where you had to deal with someone difficult? In most cases, our instinct would be to walk away from people that we can’t handle. But what if this...

How-tos & Handles

Bored? Here are 3 ways to spend your free time meaningfully

It’s the holidays, and everyone around me seems to be occupied with exciting plans. Someone is in Bali lounging on some of the best beaches. Someone else is on a summer internship programme,...

Church Life

THIR.ST TALKS: What’s the point of cell groups? What if mine’s just not working out?

Cell group, small group, life group, discipleship group… Whatever your church calls it, you would probably already be asked to join a community of believers outside of your weekly worship...

How-tos & Handles

What kind of traveller are you? Here’s how to really find rest on your holiday

“I need another holiday to recuperate from my holiday!” Sounds rather ironic, but this was a common disembarkation line during pre-COVID-19 days when many people were travelling frequently. Given...

Worldview

How can one speak up about social issues? Here are 3 things I have learnt on engaging culture

In a day and age where we are constantly bombarded with various worldviews and beliefs, I have constantly grappled with how to engage with others on social issues relating to family. I am by nature a...