pandemic

Work

Overcoming my quarter-life crisis when my career crumbled under COVID-19

I graduated in 2019 with a hospitality business degree and was grateful to secure a full-time job in a travel agency. However, when COVID-19 hit Singapore and the circuit breaker was implemented, I...

Do Good

No gift is too small: How My Brother SG is making a difference among migrant workers — and you can too

The pandemic has affected all of us, but it has hit some groups harder than others. Many healthcare workers haven’t been able to take leave in almost two years. And our migrant worker community,...

Discipleship

Rethinking what worship is in this pandemic

With church life disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic in a profound way, some of us miss going to church. We miss the pews, the ambience and the acoustics of a church sanctuary. While churches have...

Finding Purpose

What I learnt from trying to leave my first job (during the pandemic)

Barely 1.5 years into my first job out of university, I started having a nagging sense that I had to question my career path and rethink my job. It wasn’t until a year later, in the midst of a...

COVID-19

To vaccinate or not to vaccinate? Pastor Benny Ho says we have more than the epidemic at stake

The issue of vaccination has become increasingly contentious.  Some are urging others to go for it out of a sense of civic responsibility and others are calling for non-vaccination based on safety...

Mental Health

How to beat that languishing feeling

When 2020 ticked over into 2021, we were hopeful that the new year would be a better one. And for awhile, it did look promising – we were back to dining in, we could physically attend church again...

COVID-19

How are young adults adapting to church in the new normal?

Online church was something I didn’t really like at the start. As someone who never enjoyed being online in the first place, it was a struggle. I found my mind constantly drifting off even when I...

COVID-19

A letter to my children: Lessons from 2020 that we must never forget

To my dear daughters, 2020 has been an extraordinary year. Never before in the history of Singapore have we witnessed a pandemic upending our lives on such a scale. It all started from a cluster of...

Mental Health

After a long battle with depression, I’m stepping into a new season of recovery

When a WhatsApp message announcing the restarting of our church’s physical worship service came at the end of June, it signified a long-awaited moment for many since the lockdown started....