Secondary

Studies & NS

What does doing my best in school look like?

Whenever exam season is around the corner, the air begins to be filled with constant declarations of “just do your best”. In these moments, I find myself stuck with a nagging thought: What...

Secondary

Drowning in despair during the O-Levels, I heard the audible voice of God

I have always lamented the fact that I didn’t win the genetic lottery when it comes to intelligence. As my name’s (Emily) meaning suggests, I am “diligent” and “industrious”. But...

Real Life, Real People

Diagnosed with cancer at a young age, she discovered the love of God through kindness and open doors

I was 14 when I was diagnosed with leukaemia.  My parents sold our flat in our home country to finance my treatment in Singapore.  A year later, after five cycles of chemotherapy, the cancer was in...

Mental Health

Remembering RVHS: Will more of our young people come forward to be heard and healed?

A year ago, tragedy struck River Valley High School when a 16-year-old boy carried a weapon and allegedly took the life of another boy in that community. As someone close to a number of students in...

#PublishPeace

Evangelism: Youths tell us troubles and triumphs in sharing Christ on campus

Earlier this year, One For Jesus held a conversation with youths on what it means to share the Gospel in schools. The conversation featured young guests from various school-based evangelistic...

Secondary

“Since I’m alive, I will do my best”: 14-year-old student with myopathy

Emmanuel was nine when he was first diagnosed with myopathy, an incurable condition that affects muscle growth. Ever since then, he has had difficulty being active; even sitting down for too long can...

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...

Secondary

So you got your O-Level results… now what?

Today’s the day: O-Level results are released and destinies are decided. Or are they? Given that this can be a confusing and tumultuous time, we’ve prepared a handy roadmap to help you navigate...

News

In the wake of a tragedy, can we choose to be kind?

Angry comments have poured in from all over the internet in the aftermath of Monday’s tragic incident at River Valley High School. From condemning the photographers camping outside the school...