I have picked up a new sport: pickleball. My wife has been with this sport for decades and have often asked me to join her. Time never permitted me this luxury during my pastoral ministry. Now with more time at hand, I joined her and gave it a try. I liked it and discovered a […]
The holy family experienced God’s presence, peace and joy in the midst of darkness, confusion, anxiety, restrictions and frustration. May this be your experience too this Christmas and New Year.
This Johor laksa is superb but they only serve it on Saturdays. I am talking about the stall called “Manis Bawang” across the street from my home. The Manis Bawang was boldly started by a Malay wedding company. They used to cater for Malay weddings and still do, but the Covid-19 affected business and they […]
I was forewarned that the loss of identity would be a tough loss to manage. After all, for 40 years I served in the same church as a church worker, associate pastor and then senior pastor. My sense of identity must surely have been so entwined and defined by my job and role as the […]
Pandemic fatigue is what my pastor friends termed this feeling of frustration, anger, helplessness and depressed feelings. Repeated setbacks in Singapore’s battle with Covid-19 and the strict controls established for our protection make us want to blame somebody, rebel against rules, or resign in lethargy and despair. When we are in such moods we Christians […]
I am pleased and excited with the makeover, clean-up and updating of this blog site. The generous website host and Vee my web designer in particular have put in their talent and time and heart to get this blog ready to fly off the mark. How do you find the new style? Give me your […]
With the circuit breaker ended and phase 1 of return to normal begins, it has become likely that more people than ever before will be working from home(WFH). Thus I thought a short video about what WFH for a Christian can look like would be important since this will likely be the new normal. Thus […]