Pastoral Column

Chinese New Year (CNY) Reunion. Millions of Chinese in China and all over the world travel miles to be united with their families. At the Singapore-Johore custom, commuters take more than 3 hours to cross over from Singapore to Johore. Some of the 1.356 billion Chinese have started off on their holidays. Many families have … » Read the Rest…


Reading Acts 12 in preparation for my SG’s Bible Study last week was like reading the script of a drama series – how much attention did we pay to what happened to the apostles? First is the martyring of James, followed by Peter’s jailbreak, and who was almost turned away by his friends who were … » Read the Rest…


Last two Koinonia Sundays, we dwelt on the topic of our Lord Jesus Christ’s return and the Christian’s rapture. Today and next Koinonia, God willing, we will touch on the subject of The “Bema” – The Judgement Seat of Christ. 2 Cor 5:10 “For we must all appear before the judgement seat of Christ, so … » Read the Rest…


What is your reaction when the coffee or tea that you receive is neither hot nor cold that is according to your order from the cafe? I’m sure some of us will feel irritated and disappointed when the beverage is lukewarm and you can’t really enjoy it as much as you wish. In Revelation 3:15-16, … » Read the Rest…


In John 14:12-14, our Lord made an astounding statement: ‘12Truly, truly, I say to you, whoever believes in me will also do the works that I do;  and greater works than these will he do, because I am going to the Father.13   Whatever you ask in my name, this I will do, that the Father may be … » Read the Rest…


As we begin another year, let us all keep in step with the Spirit (Gal 5:25b). The risen Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ is in Session, seated at the right hand of God the Father. He has sent His Holy Spirit to teach us and comfort us. Today we are to abide in the Holy … » Read the Rest…


We continue from Dec 17 Koinonia pastoral column on the above topic. One of the key purpose of the biblical rapture is for God to judge and reward the church of God. “For we must all appear before the judgement seat of Christ; that everyone may receive the things done in His body… whether it … » Read the Rest…


As we begin another year, let us all keep in step with the Spirit (Gal 5:26b) While Jesus was in the flesh, His disciples observed Him, listened to His teachings and followed His manner of life. He commanded His disciples to abide in His Word. Today, our glorified Lord and Savior Jesus Christ is in … » Read the Rest…


As we celebrate the birth of our Lord, we can learn much from Luke’s description of a simple man and his encounter with the Christ Child (Luke 2:25-35). Firstly, Luke emphasizes what Simeon’s character was like, rather than his social status or occupation. He was “righteous and devout”. He was righteous in that he followed … » Read the Rest…


Two weeks ago when we were studying the word of God together in our small house church, a lady was so intrigued by story of Ruth that she went home that evening and read the book of Ruth at one go. “It is the first time in my life when I have actually sought for … » Read the Rest…