Answering the call

We hear the stories of two newly ordained Elders and one Member-on-Trial, all of whom were conferred their new titles during the Annual Conferences in Nov 2022.

Should Christians make New Year resolutions?

Making New Year resolutions may have once been a more serious practice. Reflecting the optimism of days past, people would see the start of the year as an opportunity for betterment by resolving to act or change.

The Little Star

Once upon a time God created the heavens and the earth. On the first day God said, “Let there be light,” and he placed all the stars in the sky—all but one.

Micah Conversation 2022: The need for conversation in Christian hospitality

What is hospitality in practice? Can hospitality take the form of “going the extra mile” without regard to the context? And if the context is critical, how does one learn the “hows” of being hospitable, especially in a foreign and unfamiliar setting? Micah Conversation 2022 raised awareness of the need for conversations, which are presently lacking, to effectively support our offers of hospitality.

In the beginning, the Metaverse was created… But is it good?

In the beginning, the Metaverse was created. And around the world, churches eager to enter digital missions saw that it was very good. While it might sound like a logical extension of the Great Commission, the questions that should be addressed before we begin diverting resources to Metaverse missions, are: what is the Metaverse? How does it work? What is its promise? How should the Church relate to it?

Leaving a life of addiction

Leaving a life of addiction

My name is Hannah Chun and I am married with four children. I spend most of my time with my family and serving the Lord. I am a former drug addict.

How does meritocracy fit into our Christian worldview

How does meritocracy fit into our Christian worldview?

The Merriam-Webster dictionary refers to meritocracy as a “system, organisation, or society in which people are chosen and moved into positions of success, power, and influence on the basis of their demonstrated abilities and merit”. In public discourse, the promise of equality in terms of social mobility, opportunity, recognition and social justice embedded in merit is generally agreeable with people’s basic moral understandings; in recent times, widening social inequality (perceived or otherwise) in Singapore has renewed calls for a rethink of meritocracy.

Politics and Christian Missions

On 2 April 2020, Akinyemi O. Alawode published an article “Politics in Christian Missions”1 in which he states that Christian missions and politics each have different goals, and asserts that…