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...

Illness

Would you join us in praying for a miracle for our dear friend Joy?

“I’m in Jakarta. It’s so funny how you always reach out to me when I’m thinking about some life-changing decisions.”  As I scrolled through the messages that Joy had...

Dating

Coffee Meets Bagel: Is it your cup of tea?

My husband and I met online. By accident. Yes, we were two strangers 10,000 miles apart connected by a comment on an accidental blog visit. Not only did that happen, but it also happened at an age...

Sermons

Gen Z, will we be known for our legacy of love?

Last year, I found out that a friend whom I had known for almost five years had been talking behind my back. Whatever she had been saying seemed to have no basis either. I felt falsely accused and...

Movies & TV

The Tinder Swindler, and our longing to be loved

I suck at relationships. My last experience in a serious relationship left me fearful of commitment and wary of the opposite gender. I spent my years in text-everyday non-relationships… until I...

Singlehood

Single at 35: A letter to myself as I turn another year older on Valentine’s Day

Dear Connie, Happy birthday! And yes – you’ve reached your 35th birthday! Happy Valentine’s Day to you too! I know, I know… not again. You’ve often heard people from all walks of...

Relationships

3 lies I believed about love

As a teenager, I was obsessed with entertainment media. Television series, movies, songs – I would consume them all endlessly.  And as love is one of the most common and popular themes in these...