Pastoral Column

Have you been disappointed in school, when you did not get into the course that you wish to study but was allocated another course? Or you have applied for a job which you think was the most ideal one, but end up not getting it? I’m sure most of us will have our personal preferences … » Read the Rest…


The prayers of Moses may be considered of four sections. Exodus 3-6: Four occasions of prayer uttered before God began to work mightily to deliver His people. Exodus 32-34: Four prayers offered in connection with the giving of the laws. Praying for God’s erring people. Numbers 11,14,16,27: Moses leading God’s wayward people through the howling … » Read the Rest…


Jesus commissions His followers to go out to the world to sow the Precious Seed of the Gospel. The Gospel is God’s power for salvation. Do we as Christ’s followers believe it? If we do, we trust God and go out daily to our schools and workplaces, and to places that we are not comfortable … » Read the Rest…


Given the way society is described, the message we receive is that the world is getting better and better.  We would recall from our history books describing a period of time known as the dark ages.  Centuries later, it became described as the age of enlightenment.  Whether the dark ages or the age of enlightenment, … » Read the Rest…


The Gospel is God’s power to save everyone who believes. Begin by praying for our loved ones, our managers, our peers, our subordinates, our customers, our clients by name. God hears our prayers. Pray that they may hear the Gospel and be saved by Him. It is God’s will for “all people to be saved … » Read the Rest…


Behold, how good and how pleasant it is For brothers to dwell together in unity! It is like the precious oil upon the head, Coming down upon the beard, Even Aaron’s beard, Coming down upon the edge of his robes. It is like the dew of Hermon Coming down upon the mountains of Zion; For … » Read the Rest…


Proverbs 31 summarizes the wisdom of God’s people that is found throughout the book of Proverbs. It is for all of us to help us know how to live life wisely. One Hebrew word to note in this Proverbs is “Chayil” in verse 3 “strength”. A common word in the Bible, used 246 times. Three … » Read the Rest…


“…The LORD called me from the womb, from the body of my mother He named my name. He made my mouth like a sharp sword; in the shadow of His hand He hid me; He made me a polished arrow; in His quiver He hid me away. And He said to me, “You are my … » Read the Rest…


It was just a typical afternoon and I was travelling by MRT to City Hall station. The train was as usual packed with passengers, some resting and some on their smartphones. At a stop, two teenagers in school uniform boarded the train. They immediately caught my attention with their entrance due to their loud voices. … » Read the Rest…


The book of Jonah is one of those memorable stories in the Bible since it is short (just 4 chapters), dramatic (a big fish swallowing a man and spitting him out on dry land again!) and ends pretty abruptly (we did not get to see Jonah’s final response to the Lord). Some of us may … » Read the Rest…