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....

Dating

Does being a strong, bold woman mean I’ll chase away potential suitors?

The air froze. Besides the clink of forks, there was nothing but an awkward silence.  I remember the look on the young man’s face as we had dinner in a beautiful restaurant he had carefully...

Church Life

I ran away from cell group and returned: A second-gen Christian shares his story

We were the graduating cohort of Primary 6 students — a group of bright-eyed 12-year-olds. We had spent much of our childhood seeing each other every week for Sunday School. Most, if not all of us,...

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...

Outreach

How far would you go for your best friend to know Jesus?

Having become fast friends in secondary school over common interests like anime and arcade games, Adrian Ng (41) and Patrick Ngo (41) had a strong friendship spanning nearly two decades. But when...

Relationships

The World of the Newly Married: What we learnt from living together

Have you ever wondered what life after marriage is like? And what happens after the honeymoon period is over? We speak to two young couples, Chew Yin Xi (33) and Joshua Cheng (33) as well as Nicole...

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...

Dating

What I learnt from beating my friend in a dating contest

“Hey Ken, let’s make this a contest and see who gets 10 dates first.” I remembered sending this text message to my best friend in university while grinning from ear to ear. I was...