Bishop's Message

Meeting God through worship

Meeting God through worship

Apr 2017    

The late Robert E. Webber, a theologian known for his work on worship, referred to worship as “God meeting His people” in his book Worship Old and New. Clearly, it stands to reason that man must also be willing to meet God for this to happen. Several passages in the…

Happenings

Connecting the dots at Easter

Connecting the dots at Easter

Apr 2017    

We all live in time. We have a past, a present and a future. Some of us have more years in the past than we have in the future. Others have more years in the future than in the past. Whichever we may be, we all live in the present,…

Think

Welcoming worship

Welcoming worship

Apr 2017    

One of the simplest but most profound definitions of Christian worship comes from the pen of the influential Russian Orthodox theologian, Georges Vasilievich Florovsky (1893-1979). “Christian worship,” he wrote, “is the response of men to the Divine call, to the mighty deeds of God, culminating in the redemptive act of…

REACH OUT

Fuzzy therapy that works

Fuzzy therapy that works

Apr 2017    

Every second Saturday of the month, the residents of the Methodist Welfare Services (MWS) Bethany Methodist Nursing Home (BMNH) eagerly await the arrival of visitors of the furry kind. They are the friendly canines from Therapy Dogs Singapore (TDS), a non¬-profit voluntary welfare group which has been making monthly visits…

The rainbow connection – nurturing Laotian children

The rainbow connection – nurturing Laotian children

Apr 2017    

  Twelve years ago, it was a glorious rainbow that sealed God’s call to Lesley and Kok Liang Yeow to live and serve in Vientiane, Laos. In faith, they started a centre for teaching the English language to adults. Twelve years ago, it was a glorious rainbow that sealed God’s…