Bishop's Message

The Significance of Lent

The Significance of Lent

Feb 2020     Over the last 25 years, more and more Methodist local conferences have been observing Lent, the 46 days before Easter. The Lent season does not include the six Sundays that fall in this period as churches generally regard Sunday to be the day for commemorating and celebrating the resurrection of...

Happenings

Saved by grace

Saved by grace

Feb 2020     A family holiday to Vietnam in 2007. When most people of his age were enjoying life and looking to make their mark in the world, Richard Tan was looking to die. Richard, now 65 and a facilities officer at Faith Methodist Church, saw suicide as the only way out of...

Think

Lenten Fast

Lenten Fast

Feb 2020     “Soundings” is a series of essays that, like the waves of a sonogram, explore issues in society, culture and the church in light of the Gospel and Christian understanding. Fasting is a spiritual discipline that has a very long and venerable tradition in Christianity, stretching back not only to the...

REACH OUT

Reaching Generation Z in Phrao, Thailand

Reaching Generation Z in Phrao, Thailand

Feb 2020     The “One Way 146” Youth Concert in Phrao. We waited with bated breath for the electricity to come back on. It had gone out for almost an hour and we were afraid that a year’s preparation would be wasted. Then there was a bang, and the lights came back on,...
Impact Lives as a Methodist Family

Impact Lives as a Methodist Family

Feb 2020     EAT SHARE CONNECT with the less fortunate Seventy-four-year-old Mr Lim Boo Seng lives alone in a two-room rental flat. He used to work as a dish collector at a food court but he had to stop working in 2018 when his health deteriorated. Staff of MWS Wesley Senior Activity Centre...