Finding Purpose

Finding Purpose

Message from your #FUTUREME: Don’t stop dreaming!

The teenage years are a special place to be. Your heart is like a raw diamond, glistening with fresh dreams and aspirations, full of expectancy and possibility. But it’s also a time of youthful...

Work

Honestly, how do you feel about work?

In the mundane day-to-day overload of work and school, busyness has established itself as a badge of honour. It is a carefully crafted connotation of “success” in a culture which...

Discipleship

Is there room for ambitious women in God’s Kingdom?

Women in the Bible tend to feel more like supporting characters to the men.They might not have expected more from life besides getting married or carrying out domestic duties. Think Esther, who was...

Post-secondary

‘If grades are all you’re chasing, it’ll be a never-ending pursuit’: From A Levels to attorney

Benjamin Kwok was born to entertain. Funny, eloquent and comfortable in front of a crowd, Ben saw his future self as a newscaster or actor, and set his sights on Hollywood. Little did he know his...

Finding Purpose

‘Closed doors can point us to better paths’: The robotics otaku who wouldn’t give up

Vernon Chow’s romance with robotics started with a ton of Lego and the uncanny ability to undo child-safety locks. “In primary school, my mum brought me to a robotics class and I was...

Finding Purpose

‘Don’t limit your life to what the results slip says’: The nurse who took a different route to hospital

From a young age, Caron Koh believed God had called her to the medical field. “I pushed myself very hard. I wanted to save the world. I was obsessed with my grades because I needed straight...

Finding Purpose

Why on Earth are you here? Why are you here on Earth?

The answer: Redemption. You, in spite of your imperfections and shortcomings, are God’s vessel to renew a broken world. The Bible reveals original created nature to be “very good” (Genesis...

Money Matters

Ushering in the God of wealth

The day after Christmas, the strains of Joy to the World were immediately replaced with qi ge long tong qiang tong qiang in the shopping malls. And if like me, you went to the mall today, you...

Real Life, Real People

I wasted 22 years in bondage to Heroin and Ice

From Primary 1 to Primary 6, I failed everything. I failed my PSLE, so I dropped out of school. I started smoking cigarettes, sniffing glue and got involved in a secret society. In 1988, I got...