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What you see is what you get

The Call to Incarnational Leadership I had a communications class recently, and was shown these familiar statistics of how people learn and imbibe: Hearing about a principle – 10% Seeing the principle at work – 30-50% Articulating and discussing the principle – 70% Engaging, interacting while practising the principle – 90% The lecturer indicated these […]

After Celebration of Hope, Can The Changes It Brings Last?

  May 2019 will go down church history as a significant time. Through the “Celebration of Hope” (COH) event, the Singapore Sports Hub-National Stadium was filled with people to hear the gospel of Christ, to be touched, and make decisions to accept Jesus as Saviour and Lord! 227 Churches, Christian groups, 18,000 volunteers united together […]

Hope Not Responded

There is hope, even when loved ones have not yet responded.   We are just 2 weeks away from the Celebration of Hope—a major outreach event that we believe God will do great things in our nation, and in the lives of our loved ones! At this point you may have invited a number of […]

The Marathon of Ministry

Through the ups and downs of life, we inevitably reach a point of tiredness in our ministry. Even more so if we are involved in intense projects! We are roughly at the one-month countdown to the Celebration of Hope — our nation-wide outreachi. In your preparations and even in other general church ministries, you may […]

Is The Church Still Relevant Today?

My 12-year-old son was playing games online recently, and his 18-year-old sister remarked, “I’ve never seen that before!” While avidly on the smartphone herself, within that 6-year gap between them, games and online services have changed significantly. Where online engagements are concerned, nearly a generation has evolved from the time my daughter was introduced to […]

How Strong is the ‘Evangelism Muscle’ of your Church?

“Can it lift more than 80kg in a single feat? Or is it well-toned and healthy enough to sustain daily lifting and carrying?” With impending Celebration of Hope (COH) coming in May 2019, there comes a huge event that promises to transform spiritual atmosphere over our nation and win many to Christ! That excitingly huge, […]

Chapter 5: Do Your Church Leaders Face-off?

How can we address leadership conflict within the church?   Jensen has been feeling disturbed for several months.  He entered with much enthusiasm to serve in the church board, but has met with a very unpleasant observation: there have been several occasions when 2 board members raised their voices strongly over disagreements! This has recurred […]

Chapter 4: Are We Still Keeping People Out Of Church?

As a newcomer, John sat amongst the small group members listening to their Bible Study discussion. The conversation and friendly banter centered around the experiences they shared together in the past. While John was happy that the group had deep relationships, he felt a little left out as he could not identify with their shared, […]

Chapter 3: Are we too busy to care?

And can today’s busy Christian love others as Christ has loved us?   As a pastor for the last 2 years, Jeremiah has wanted to help his church grow, but he has sensed a deep tiredness within the members — constantly stretched with demands from their daily lives, families and work situations. People are regularly […]

Chapter 2: Does Your Church Have A Painful Past?

And can digging up the past help a church move forward?   Josephine can’t seem to get over her previous relationship where she was suddenly dumped. Even though she is currently dating, she fears being rejected again if she moves deeper into this relationship. Thus, she has decided to break off this current relationship. “It’s […]