Bishop's Message

Body care

Body care

Sep 2016     This month, our General Conference meets to elect new leaders for the next quadrennium, and enact new or amend existing legislations in our Methodist Book of Discipline, among other matters. This responsibility is entrusted to 42 delegates elected by their Annual Conferences. Most Methodists in Singapore would be unaware of...

Happenings

Wonderlast (心游记)

Wonderlast (心游记)

Sep 2016     When the committee first met to discuss the theme for the World Federation of Chinese Methodist Churches (WFCMC) 8th Young Leaders’ Conference (YLC), little did we realise the full meaning of choosing the theme “Wonderlast 心游记”. In the end, the conference truly turned out to be a “journey of the...

Think

The heart of life

The heart of life

Sep 2016     Proverbs 4:23 tells us: “Keep your heart with all vigilance, for from it flow the springs of life.” (ESV) This is a well-known dictum. Orientals regard the heart as being central to a person, not only because of its position relative to our physical self, but also because it is...

REACH OUT

Creating communities of warmth

Creating communities of warmth

Sep 2016     The number of seniors who live by themselves has nearly tripled from 14,500 in 2000 to 42,100 in 2014. This number is estimated to double to 83,000 by 2030. According to research published by the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine’s Department of Psychological Medicine in 2015, the risk of...
The Holy Spirit’s work: Transformation through faith

The Holy Spirit’s work: Transformation through faith

Sep 2016     Are these testimonies to the work of the Holy Spirit? A 94-year-old worshipper walking 10 km each way to attend church A crippled lady in her 60s making her way to church A 70-year-old man bringing his handicapped wife, who is crippled from the waist down, on a tricycle to...