Family

What Father’s Day means without Dad

“What are you planning to do for your father this year?” It’s the question I’ve dreaded answering whenever Father’s Day rolls around. I haven’t celebrated it since my dad...

Family

Honouring #OurFathers with their stories

This special Father’s Day video series making its rounds on social media showcases four ordinary men who have opened up on their personal fathering journeys and the struggles they have faced...

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...

Finding Purpose

Why be like everyone else? Just be you

Let’s say you’ve just entered a room. You don’t know anyone there. So you spend a bit of time observing everyone. How they move. When they speak. Where they stop. Their facial...

Friendship

You can’t sit with us

My sister was shoved into a locker by a bunch of bullies when she was just 10 years old. It became a daily routine for her. Just like how she had to eat her lunch in a toilet cubicle each day....

Real Life, Real People

I thought I knew love, until it almost destroyed me

I love people. From a young age, I poured my life and heart onto others, especially the boys I was leading in church. As their mentor and older brother, I tutored them, played sports and music with...

Friendship

I tried to save my best friend’s life; but everything fell apart

It was the third week of January, 2015 – my first year of university. I received a phone call. The voice said my best friend was in hospital. He’d met with a road accident and was fighting...

Friendship

Ever tried to sell off your friends on Carousell?

I’m a musician. I grew up in a musical family. As musicians, we often buy and sell our instruments. Sometimes we’ll buy an instrument with good resell value because we know we’ll...

Real Life, Real People

I am a Pastor’s Kid: The work that took my dad away

My father pastored a family church for many years before he was made the chairman of the Singapore Centre for Global Missions (SCGM) to lead the local conversation on mission work. His ministry was...