Finding Purpose

The danger of self-help

Help? We are all searching for purpose, meaning and fulfilment in the lives we lead. We are a people looking for help. Although we try to appear put together on the outside, the rate at which...

Workplace

Why I stay in my job, despite bad bosses and dodgy practices

I used to think that engineers had a life relatively free of “work politics”. After all, the stereotypes suggest engineers are shy, awkward and harmless, right? So fresh out of college, I...

Finding Purpose

Stop comparing yourself to others – you’re better than that

HOW TO OVERCOME THE SPIRIT OF COMPARISON 1. Celebrate each other’s successes It’s generally easier for us to suffer with others easier than to rejoice with them. If someone is doing...

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...

Devotionals

Time to pay the price

Redeeming the time (kairos) because the days are evil. (Ephesians 5:16) Man’s days are evil — full of pain and laborious trouble. Yet in between the humdrum of life, God appoints kairos...

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...