Finding Purpose

Missions

“The journey of going is about God, not the goer”: Waiting to be sent after God called her to missions at 12

TRIGGER WARNING: This story contains material about suicidal thoughts and a suicide attempt that some may find distressing. I grew up actively serving in church from the tender age of 9. I remember...

Do Good

World Refugee Day Singapore: These Singaporeans are helping refugees worldwide – and you can, too

With Singapore’s doors closed to refugees, the various refugee crises around the world can seem like a distant problem. But this has not stopped many Singaporeans from opening up their hearts...

Real Life, Real People

Jazz for Jesus: How a child piano prodigy found her way back to the stage

A piano prodigy from birth, Cheryl Ann Spencer has always loved music having grown up in a home that was constantly filled with it. Cheryl’s innate musical talent was evident early on as a...

How-tos & Handles

Bored? Here are 3 ways to spend your free time meaningfully

It’s the holidays, and everyone around me seems to be occupied with exciting plans. Someone is in Bali lounging on some of the best beaches. Someone else is on a summer internship programme,...

News

What is winning or losing? TeamSG’s Angelica See on missing out on a medal at the SEA Games

I had been training for the SEA Games with gold in mind. Day after day, I put in the hard work while fine-tuning my performance, making sacrifices as any other athlete would. But when I left Hanoi...

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...