Bishop's Message

Faith and family life

Faith and family life

Sep 2017     Paul the Apostle was more than just a missionary and preacher, having founded churches and being the principal theologian of the early Christian Church; he was also a pragmatist. The influence of his teachings on marriage, the family, interpersonal relationships, and their practical application has been profound and far-reaching. He...

Happenings

Sharing hope through small acts

Sharing hope through small acts

Sep 2017     “It is Saturday, 29 July 2017. The frightful whir of sharp razors sounds through the air. The proceedings are careful, efficient, clinical. I feel the professionals at work, but can’t really see what’s happening to me. Family and friends await the result: how will things turn out? A part of...
PPTMC turns 90

PPTMC turns 90

Sep 2017

Think

A mother’s ambition for her children

A mother’s ambition for her children

Sep 2017     “Then the mother of Zebedee’s sons came to Jesus with her sons and, kneeling down, asked a favour of him.  “What is it you want?” he asked. She said, “Grant that one of these two sons of mine may sit at your right and the other at your left in...

REACH OUT

Can medical camps leave a lasting impact?

Can medical camps leave a lasting impact?

Sep 2017     Many doctors and mission trippers have asked me: “How effective is it to have a once-yearly medical camp in a village?” I have reflected on this question and each time I am asked, I seek God’s wisdom. Invariably, the answer from Him is the same: “My child, it’s not about...
Saving marriages, one at a time

Saving marriages, one at a time

Sep 2017     As fewer Singaporeans are tying the knot in Singapore, more married couples, on the other hand, are calling it quits. According to figures released in July 2017 by the Department of Statistics, divorces and annulments in 2016 rose 1.2 per cent from the previous year, with a significant number of...