Bishop's Message

The Christmas Gift

The Christmas Gift

Dec 2019     “For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, who is Christ the Lord.” (Luke 2:11) Christmas is a holiday with a very important message: one night, as the shepherds watched their sheep on the fields at Bethlehem, an angel came and told them, “Today in the city of David,...

Happenings

My soul gives glory to my God

My soul gives glory to my God

Dec 2019     We have now entered into another season and cycle of the Church Calendar: Advent. Perhaps we should take the opportunity to sing more Advent songs and dwell on the current season before enjoying the Christmas carols to follow. The Song of Mary, also called Magnificat, from Luke 1:46–55, is a...

Think

Be Thankful

Be Thankful

Dec 2019     In 2 Timothy 3:1–5, the Apostle Paul provides a lengthy litany of sins that characterise the lives of people who live during “the last days”. There is one particular transgression, however, which the church seldom talks about and which some Christians may not even think of as a proper sin:...

REACH OUT

Missionaries for God

Missionaries for God

Dec 2019     Residents of Term Fun Home with various mission teams that have visited them As a missionary in Thailand, I am privileged to host mission teams from Singapore. I am often asked: “Do mission teams tire you out? Does their presence add more work for you?” The honest answer is “Yes.”...
Give Them The Reason To Celebrate

Give Them The Reason To Celebrate

Dec 2019     The year-end festive season is a special time for Christians. As we rejoice and celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ, we spend the days leading to Christmas enjoying good food and shopping for gifts for loved ones. But festive occasions feel very different for the people we serve. It is...