The Forgotten Ones

For all our evangelistic fervour, some of us may have overlooked or forgotten the ones who are closest to us.  I was struck by this daunting reality earlier today when I had coffee with a guy whom I meet up with regularly while we shared about whom we’d like to see come to accept Christ as Lord and Saviour. WeContinue reading “The Forgotten Ones”

Why Internship?

In many evangelical circles, programs like the Ministry Training Strategy (MTS) or Metro are usual pathways for those who have been identified to be suitable for pastoral ministry. For those who are less familiar with these programs, they are essentially 2 year pre-seminary (theological college) apprenticeships that enable candidates to have more hands-on ministry experience before theyContinue reading “Why Internship?”

My New Tattoo

A few days ago (May 12, 2014), Dr Russell Moore, President of the Southern Baptist Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission posted a fabulous article titled ‘The Church Needs More Tattoos’. The title captured my attention immediately because more tattoos in the church sounds like an oxymoron. I won’t give away the entire article, and you canContinue reading “My New Tattoo”

Frenzy February

What a great start it has been to the first month of my internship at SWCCC! Even before I began, people around me (especially my coach and our church’s intern) have told me that the internship will be more challenging than you think it will be. So even though I kept that in mind asContinue reading “Frenzy February”

Pray for ministry trainees

I had the opportunity last night to catch up with two childhood friends. After many years of separation, we finally got to sit down together to share about what God has been doing in our lives over the past years. Apart from sharing about our university studies (Xin Yang aka Pisteos (black shirt) is in hisContinue reading “Pray for ministry trainees”