Family

Family

Mummy, the woman who gave up everything for us

Whenever I read Bible verses that spoke of “dying to self”, I can’t help but have tears well up in my eyes. I will always remember how my mother embodied this value while she was still on...

Family

3 lessons I learnt from mum, the caregiver of our family

Papa has Parkinson’s disease. When I first heard this statement, I didn’t think much of it. Because I was young when it happened, I assumed this was just another illness that would pass....

Health

Social egg freezing for women in Singapore: Here are 7 questions for Christians to consider

In a landmark decision that will impact women in Singapore aged 21 to 35 years old, the Government has put forward a recommendation to give them the choice to freeze their eggs for non-medical...

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...

Marriage

State of the Family 2022: What do our young people think about marriage and having kids?

At first glance, some of the statistics relating to marriage, divorce and childbearing that were presented at Focus on the Family Singapore’s 8th State of the Family seemed to make for grim...

Movies & TV

Juvenile Justice: What a K-drama taught me about youth crime, justice and mercy

Children are pure and innocent… right? Unless we are talking about the kids in the latest Netflix drama, Juvenile Justice, which is currently sitting at No. 1 in Singapore’s top 10 list....

Family

How I finally grew out of youngest child syndrome

Family is important to me. Family is important to my family. People who know us know our family as close. I’ve never known whether they were right or wrong, probably because I’ve been the one...

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...

Relationships

When family relationships hurt, take heart

When family relationships are estranged and acrimonious, the festive season may not be worth looking forward to. To top it off, if all of these are coming from a Christian household, it can be...