Bishop's Message

Pursuing holiness through the ‘General Rules’

Pursuing holiness through the ‘General Rules’

May 2017     Many Methodists would have heard of the three ‘General Rules’ of Methodism, often paraphrased as: “Do no harm; do good; stay in love with God.” However, are we aware of the circumstances in which these arose, how they are intended to help believers, and what they really mean? The General...

Happenings

Experiencing God’s touch in Methodist schools

Experiencing God’s touch in Methodist ...

May 2017     Education has been one of the key strengths of The Methodist Church in Singapore (MCS) since the beginning. It was no coincidence that soon after Bishop James M. Thoburn and the Rev William F. Oldham established the Methodist Mission in Singapore in 1885, one of the key early events was...

Think

John Wesley, the ‘folk theologian’

John Wesley, the ‘folk theologian’

May 2017     A Methodist pastor once made a bold assertion that the unique thing about Methodism is that there is nothing unique about it. By saying that, he was echoing a prejudice held by Christians who assumed that John Wesley has no substantial theology to offer. Lutherans would readily introduce us to...

REACH OUT

Learning is child’s play at MWS D’Joy

Learning is child’s play at MWS D’Joy

May 2017     By the Methodist Welfare Services Communications Team Imagine a preschool classroom that transforms every two weeks – into a home, salon, post office or a familiar landmark in the neighbourhood. This kind of experiential learning is now a reality for the children of MWS D’Joy Children’s Centre located in Jalan...
Prayer and spiritual warfare retreat – Nepal

Prayer and spiritual warfare retreat – Nepal

May 2017     “Prayer catapults us into the frontier of the spiritual life…. Real prayer is life-creating and life-changing” — Celebration of Discipline by Richard Foster The Methodist Church in Nepal (MCN) conducts regular training for pastors, leaders and the laity, equipping present and future leaders with a firm spiritual foundation, enabling them...