Bishop's Message

Our precious youth

Our precious youth

Sep 2020     Methodist youth and their impact on Singapore and the world Nelson Mandela once said, “The youth of today are the leaders of tomorrow.” The youth are our hope for the future and they are the most precious assets of a country. The same rings true for the Church, because without...

Happenings

A lasting legacy

A lasting legacy

Sep 2020     The Rev C. E. Fang’s calligraphic notes In the BBC series, A History of the World in 100 Objects, writer and presenter Neil MacGregor, who is also the British Museum director, commented that he was “travelling back in time, and across the globe, to see how we humans over two...

Think

Redeeming Work

Redeeming Work

Sep 2020     In an article published on the Gallup website, Amy Adkins writes rather unflatteringly about Millennials’ attitude towards work.1 “Millennials have a reputation for job-hopping,” she declares. “Unattached to organisations and institutions, people from this generation—born between 1980 and 1996—are said to move freely from company to company. More so than...

REACH OUT

Who are you a neighbour to?

Who are you a neighbour to?

Sep 2020     Who are you a neighbour to? The COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect our lives, despite the easing of control measures. For those who have fewer resources and are more likely to lose their jobs, the impact is substantially heavier. From a Christian perspective, the current pandemic is providing followers with...
Education as a missions endeavour

Education as a missions endeavour

Sep 2020     “Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.” (Prov 22:6) Japanese gardens provide a stunning visual experience—trees are beautifully shaped in ways that are very pleasing to the eye. The clever gardener can envision the potential beauty of...