Finding Purpose

Finding Purpose

“God hears the struggles of my heart”: A journey of figuring out my full-time calling

Growing up, I always had a desire to serve God in full-time ministry. But I never entertained it much because of all the negative things I heard, which affected my view. “What about your family and...

Real Life, Real People

Answering the call to serve in Africa, she saw how her sacrifices were turned to gifts

Returning to Singapore in March after working in Eswatini as a Risk Communication and Community Engagement specialist, Dr Tam Wai Jia marvels at how, in the hands of God, what seemed like losses...

Workplace

How God moved me to give up my business

When I first came to know God, it was not difficult for me to decide to follow Him. I was overwhelmingly grateful that He had saved me from my old life and forgave me of my sins. But a year after...

Finding Purpose

Ready to quit? Hear from someone who wanted to leave during her first year on the job

Have you ever wanted to quit your job because you felt underappreciated? That was what Joanne Lai, 36, experienced during her first year as a financial advisor. She was just starting out when a...

Finding Purpose

I am an overseas scholar… who has no job

In Singapore, getting a scholarship is seen as the thing. Sometimes, it may be seen as the only thing. Winning a coveted scholarship seemed to be the surefire way to security, prestige and a...

Finding Purpose

After 20 years of twists and turns, this is what I’ve learnt through my career

Having jumped into the corporate world from a young age, Samuel Chan is no stranger to the marketplace. Armed with over 20 years of working experience across various prestigious global companies, one...

Church Life

Female pastors: The strong women who are building the kingdom of God

Relatively speaking, female pastors are few and far between.  That it is why I thought it was really nice to hear the stories of Rev Peace Choi and Pastor Amadea Seow who were invited to speak...

Finding Purpose

It was worth it: A wholehearted yes and walking away from “the best thing” on my CV

“You just walked away from the best thing that could have been on your CV.” I remember that moment. The email came in close to midnight, and I lay in bed, feeling like a punch had been blown in...

Finding Purpose

How can I discover my personal calling?

Purpose, destiny, calling… these are really big words. I wish I could tell you that I have everything figured out. But none of that would be true. In the last year especially, I’ve been trying to...