Finding Purpose

Real Life, Real People

“No one likes to talk about failure”: Former Team Singapore archer on missing the mark and finding true victory

In archery, as in Christianity, we continuously strive for perfection while knowing we will never reach it. We all know the goal: to hit the bull’s eye every time. Yet, more often than not, we miss...

Finding Purpose

I learnt to stop obsessing over God’s will in my life

In my late teens and early twenties, fresh-faced and uni-bound, questions and concerns about God’s will for my life often dominated my thoughts. “What was God calling me to do?” “What was my...

Discipleship

My Game, His Glory: How Athletes in Action SG got its kickoff to reach the sports world

In 2009, my Bible study group and I played football every Wednesday with a motley crew of non-believing polytechnic students, to the point that we signed up for an eight-month-long sporting league...

Finding Purpose

#BehindThePaycheque: What makes a good property agent?

Exacerbated by COVID-19 delays, more and more young couples are turning to resale and rental units for housing options. With the property market booming, is now a good time to enter this industry?...

Real Life, Real People

“God can use you anywhere”: The third-culture kid with a heart for children of missionaries

Born in Japan, Josephine has the unique experience of growing up as the daughter of two missionaries. Only returning to Singapore for short trips, the 23-year-old spent most of her life in the East...

Church Life

Why we serve in Sunday School

Teachers hold a special place in our hearts for the important role they play in our growing up years, imparting wisdom and helping to shape us into who we are today. We may never know the amount of...

Work

Quiet Quitting: Why TikTok’s latest trend is more dangerous than it sounds

I recently learned about this new trend of “quiet quitting”. It doesn’t mean leaving your job, but doing the bare minimum at work. After TikToker Zaid Khan posted about the trend, the term...

Music

The story behind Miss Lou: She once sang for people’s approval — not anymore

With her cat-eye glasses, retro makeup and vintage dresses, it comes as little surprise that jazz singer and songwriter Miss Lou named her first album Glamour Vintage Songbird. Released in September...

Real Life, Real People

Being rescued from a life of emptiness gave this young doctor a new mission

Growing up, I struggled with anger and used to be a bully. When I was in primary school, I had even gone to the extent of setting up a club against someone I disliked, and got others to hate on her...