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.

Friendship

Who are your good friends?

I’m insatiably curious about people. I find myself constantly seeking out what stories lie behind a name. Through conversations, I get to find out what makes people tick, what makes them sad...

Dating

One girl’s guide to dating well in church

“Oh, we’re just talking.” We’ve heard it many times – maybe even said it ourselves. But here’s a question: Are we scared of commitment? Because “we’re just...

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How not to lose your joy

Look around. Look at the faces of people around you. On the streets. On the MRT. In your church. You’ll see it everywhere: So many people have been robbed of their joy. “It is a...

Discipleship

Guard your heart

The other day I asked God why I was given this heart. The one I have looks like it’s about to fall apart; it’s purple with bruises and has weathered through heartbreaks. I’ve...

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The 4 stages of forgiveness

The Lord gently said to me one day, “There are still many areas in your heart that hold unforgiveness. You need to forgive deeply in order to soar.” Later, He showed me the map to deep...

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Can you bloom in adversity?

I used to watch Mulan every night after dinner. It was 1999, a year after Disney released the animated version of the story I’d grown up with in Chinese classes. Arguably the most well-known female...

Workplace

How to grow the church – in your office

After spending my early 20s helping to rebuild my church’s youth ministry from a dwindling group of 15 jaded young people to a healthy, growing community of more than 80 believers, I was certain...

Finding Purpose

Stop comparing yourself to others – you’re better than that

HOW TO OVERCOME THE SPIRIT OF COMPARISON 1. Celebrate each other’s successes It’s generally easier for us to suffer with others easier than to rejoice with them. If someone is doing...