Bishop's Message

One Family in God

One Family in God

May 2018     Back in my youth fellowship days, we used to sing the chorus that goes: “In Jesus Christ we are one family, from now on and forever more”. The chorus, which has a quick and catchy tune, is just this one line repeated several times. At the time, we did not...

Happenings

Above the clouds

Above the clouds

May 2018     “When I consider your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars, which you have set in place, what is mankind that you are mindful of them, human beings that you care for them? You have made them a little lower than the angels and crowned them...

Think

The strange unity of the Church

The strange unity of the Church

May 2018     The Bible underscores the need for unity among believers. We are exhorted to live in harmony with one another (Rom 12:16, NIV). We are many parts that form one “body of Christ” (1 Cor 12:27). In his book on the Orthodox Church, the Russian theologian Sergius Bulgakov used the Slavonic...

REACH OUT

Overcoming poverty – Two stories, one hope

Overcoming poverty – Two stories, one hope

May 2018     MWS MODEL OF HELP FOR FAMILIES The Family Development Programme (FDP) by the Methodist Welfare Services (MWS) helps families break out of the vicious circle of poverty and distress through holistic integrated intervention. Launched in April 2016, its focus is debt repayment and savings matching at a ratio of 1:2,...
In memoriam: Pastor John Lim Thuan Woon

In memoriam: Pastor John Lim Thuan Woon

May 2018     “Well done, good and faithful servant… Enter into the joy of your Master.” Matthew 25:23 It was a sad day for us when Pastor John Lim Thuan Woon entered into the joy of his Master on 26 March 2018. Having only recently enjoyed a wonderful time of fellowship with him...