The Privilege of being a Christian Ministry Staff

A friend. A mentor. A spiritual guide. Christian Ministry Staff (CMS) play all these roles and more in the Methodist Schools. Here is a brief snapshot of life as a CMS. It was the second week of the new school year and also my second week as a CMS in Fairfield Methodist Secondary School, when … Continue reading The Privilege of being a Christian Ministry Staff

Aftermath of the City Harvest verdict

So this was the big news in Singapore today: The City Harvest Church case. The reactions to the final verdict - and reduced sentences of all the accused - span the whole gamut of emotions: from relief (understandably so from the congregation) to outrage (understandably so from the general public). My personal reflections concerning the … Continue reading Aftermath of the City Harvest verdict

The Dynamic Duos of Missions – a short exegetical sermon on Acts 8:25-40

Story was told of a one-legged school teacher from Scotland who came to J. Hudson Taylor to offer himself for service in China. “With only one leg, why do you think of going as a missionary?” asked Taylor. “Well, I do not see those with two legs going,” replied George Scott. He was accepted. As we … Continue reading The Dynamic Duos of Missions – a short exegetical sermon on Acts 8:25-40

Reaching Millennials

This afternoon, a colleague sent us an article that spoke of the challenge the Church faces in reaching millennials (which you can read here). Though I found myself agreeing with many of the sentiments of the author, I also found myself wondering if there are other perspectives concerning the issue. I offer my humble thoughts: i. … Continue reading Reaching Millennials

Random musings on the ‘Trump’ phenomena

World politics in recent times has been dominated by just one word: Trump. This post will probably be one of my least coherent ones simply because there are just so many things one could say. So please indulge me and forgive the verbal diarrhoea. Speaking from a Singaporean vantage point, one of the key ideas I … Continue reading Random musings on the ‘Trump’ phenomena