Bishop's Message

Social action is integral to Methodism

Social action is integral to Methodism

Aug 2017     It was the conviction of John Wesley, the founder of Methodism, that a Christian’s mission on earth is to love God and to love our neighbours as we love ourselves (Mark 12:28-34). The former refers to love of a religious nature, involving the spiritual disciplines which include personal Bible study,...

Happenings

Interview: Secrets to successful social enterprise

Interview: Secrets to successful social ...

Aug 2017     Q: Can you share with us what social entrepreneurship is about, and how is it applied to social problems? Social enterprise or impact investing is intentionally finding a business solution to a social problem. Rather than tackling social problems through aid and through charity, we find business people with the creativity...

Think

Migration and justice

Migration and justice

Aug 2017     Our world is currently facing a displacement crisis at an unprecedented scale. In 2015 alone, more than 65 million people have been forced from their homes by conflict and persecution, over half of whom are under the age of 18. This tally is greater than the combined population of Canada,...

REACH OUT

A bridge to life

A bridge to life

Aug 2017     The Post-COSI Integration Programme (PCOSIIP) in Cambodia was established in 2009. Its objective is to help children from the COSI Children’s Village successfully transition from a sheltered environment back into society. 15 COSI youths (10 per cent of COSI’s population) have successfully completed the programme, and graduated from universities in various disciplines. Currently, there...
Galvanising Methodists to help the under-served

Galvanising Methodists to help the under-served

Aug 2017     “We have different gifts, according to the grace given to each of us...if it is serving, then serve; if it is teaching, then teach; if it is to encourage, then give encouragement; if it is giving, then give generously; if it is to lead, do it diligently; if it is to show mercy, do...