Real Life, Real People

Be inspired by these ordinary people who have extraordinary stories. Wherever you are in life, every story in here is sure to give you hope!

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...

Dating

What if my partner is poor? 5 questions to consider

When my father, a savvy businessman, first met with my then-boyfriend-and-missionary, Cliff, to get to know him better, he told Cliff to bring along an Excel sheet of all his savings and monthly...

Work

#BehindThePaycheque: High flyers in the aviation industry

If you have ever wondered what it must be like to be a pilot, then you’re in for a treat today. Taking the hot seat in our new series #BehindThePaycheque where Christian professionals answer...

Personalities

Felicia Chin 陈凤玲 on her struggles, saying “yes” and switching to a different path with 还好吗 hhm.sg

“Is it too shallow of me to say this …,” Felicia Chin sheepishly quips, “But I don’t know how to choose my own wardrobe!” She is dressed in an olive sports jacket over a plain black...

Mental Health

Navigating choppy waters: An athlete’s battle with anxiety

When I was growing up, my mum put a lot of pressure on me, being the first-born and all. I guess that made me feel like she was a tiger mum. There were a lot of things in my life, like piano and...

Real Life, Real People

Lost but Found: What I learnt from a Ukrainian refugee family

I’m Wesley and I’m 25 this year. I just graduated from university a couple months ago. I went to the Ukrainian border and was there for the past seven weeks. I actually left right after I...

Family

Gambling nearly destroyed our family: How I forgave my dad

My father was a successful businessman, until he gambled all his earnings away, embezzled company funds and landed himself in jail. He worked round the clock to pay off his debts after his release,...

Missions

“The journey of going is about God, not the goer”: Waiting to be sent after God called her to missions at 12

TRIGGER WARNING: This story contains material about suicidal thoughts and a suicide attempt that some may find distressing. I grew up actively serving in church from the tender age of 9. I remember...

Real Life, Real People

Jazz for Jesus: How a child piano prodigy found her way back to the stage

A piano prodigy from birth, Cheryl Ann Spencer has always loved music having grown up in a home that was constantly filled with it. Cheryl’s innate musical talent was evident early on as a...