Bishop's Message

Before I die, I want to…

Before I die, I want to…

Apr 2019     Replica of an empty tomb in Israel. “I am the resurrection and the life. Whoever believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live.” (Jn 11:25) Death comes to everyone. Regardless of the differing views of death owing to race, culture and religion, it is the same for all—a cessation of...

Happenings

Running the extra mile

Running the extra mile

Apr 2019     Dr Tan is running 200 kilometres to raise $200k for HCA, as well as in loving memory of his late brother-in-law (top right, in blue). I had always thought that running was an individual pursuit until I began running ultramarathon distances. That was when I learnt the adage that “if...
Solid Ground

Solid Ground

Apr 2019

Think

Forced exit

Forced exit

Apr 2019     In 2008, Khaw Boon Wan, who was then Minister for Health, made a number of cryptic statements to the local press about the possible legalisation of euthanasia in Singapore.1 Responding to the minister’s veiled suggestion with enthusiasm, the Straits Times editorial ludicrously equated the legalisation of euthanasia with “social progress”....

REACH OUT

E.N.L.A.R.G.E. the place of your tent!

E.N.L.A.R.G.E. the place of your tent!

Apr 2019     Praying together for MMS. “Enlarge the place of your tent, and let the curtains of your habitations be stretched out; do not hold back; lengthen your cords and strengthen your stakes.” (Isaiah 54:2) Since 2016, and most recently at the Country Review and Budget Meeting held in February, MMS has annually...
Caring for the caregivers

Caring for the caregivers

Apr 2019     When loved ones are struck by serious illnesses and opt for home care, immense pressure falls on informal caregivers, be they spouses, children or domestic helpers. Although many caregivers hope to give their loved ones the best of care, the demands on them can be physically, mentally and emotionally draining....