Bishop's Message

The importance of a mentor

The importance of a mentor

Sep 2018     Developing successors not only takes time—good role models are also needed. The book of Acts (13:1) presents the five leaders of the early church at Antioch: Barnabas; Simeon; Lucius; Manaen; and Saul. Barnabas is familiar to us, as is Saul. The former was first among the five to follow Jesus;...

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Learning the Bible together, with a difference

Learning the Bible together, with a diff...

Sep 2018     During the annual Bible quiz, which was held in August this year, seven of the eight churches in ETAC gathered to test their knowledge of the Bible. This is an event that is much loved by the ETAC members. The questions for the Bible quiz are usually set by the...

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Imitatio Christi

Imitatio Christi

Sep 2018     In their book, As Iron Sharpens Iron,1 Howard and William Hendricks emphasise the importance of spiritual mentoring before the idea became fashionable in evangelicalism. Stressing the cruciality of this work of spiritual direction in the Church, they state emphatically that mentoring is not an option “but an essential”. They write,...

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“Great is Thy Faithfulness!”

“Great is Thy Faithfulness!”

Sep 2018     I know it, sing it and acknowledge it. God’s faithfulness has been ever so real in my early experiences of serving as a MMS missionary in Thailand. My wife and I have discovered that we truly have a generous God. When we commit to His plans, we will never be...
Going the extra mile for lonely elderly

Going the extra mile for lonely elderly

Sep 2018     Lonely and socially-isolated elderly living in Geylang East can now relive their kampong days at MWS Senior Activity Centre (SAC)–GreenTops@Sims Place. GreenTops SAC is located at Sims Place, which was known as Sar Kong Village, one of the many villages that sprang up along the Kallang River in the early...