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Geared To The Times, Anchored To The Rock

Through The Lens of a Full-Time Staff

I came to know Singapore Youth for Christ (SYFC) during my ITE days and rededicated my life to Jesus during one of its events. A staff met me regularly for Bible study. Subsequently I joined the ministry meetings on Friday evenings. I ‘progressed’ from being an observer to a key Christian student, then to a…
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Being Responsible in Our Evangelism

Evangelism is a process. In SYFC, this starts with befriending young people God brings into our path. We vary in our approaches to engage youths of different ages and segments. Michael Yong, Ministry Coordinator of Teaching Ministry, explains that “this is inline with 1 Corinthians 9:20-22 where we go to the students’ level and do…
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Big Lessons in Small Matters

  In the past year, I started sketching and water-coloring as means to relate with the students who are interested in Visual Arts. Even though I graduated from Design Schools, drawing was never my strong suit. Nevertheless, I dived head-first into a world of ink and colors, lines and shapes.  One key early lesson in…
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The Mission of SYFC

  But Peter and John answered them, “Whether it is right in the sight of God to listen to you rather than to God, you must judge, for we cannot but speak of what we have seen and heard.” (Acts 4:19-20 ESV) Peter and John were warned by the religious leaders of their time not…
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Through The Lens of an Evangelist

“Why does mankind always seek for answers?” was my classmate’s response to my whining, when I expressed frustration at trying to understand a lecture on Human Anatomy. While I was taken by surprise by her question, it occurred to me that it was an open door for a conversation about the yearning in the hearts…
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Salt and Light

Jesus calls his disciples salt of the earth and light of the world (Matthew 5:13-16). In essence, He wants us to preserve the right values, influence the people around us positively and by our behaviour and works, lead them to see God. Daniel Ng, a SJM volunteer and Ruth Teo, a student have been faithfully…
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Big Lessons in Small Matters

The house next to mine was to be renovated. Three foreign workers were hacking the floor tiles for the second day. When I saw them at the lift, they were covered with cement powder. I passed them 3 cans of chilled ‘pineapple crush’ drinks. They smiled and thanked me. As they pushed the last load…
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Why Organic?

C.O.R.E. stands for Continual Organic Responsible Evangelism. You may wonder why organic? A growing plant or animal is described as organic when no artificial chemical has been added to it. It also means being or coming from a living thing. Applied in our context, organic refers to our desire, first of all, that every Christian…
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Welcome tea for polytechnic students

Welcome Tea is a gathering for polytechnic year 1 Christians. How would you “walk the talk as a Christian” in the polytechnic that God has placed you in? Come and get to know other Christians from the same polytechnic and learn to serve God together in campus. Year 2 & 3 are also welcome too!…
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Saving Space Monkey

Saving Space Monkey – 19 May Join us for a SPACE WAR!   This May, embark on a  space adventure to the moon to fight the Alpha Apes & save a species of monkeys from extinction! *Goal: get the rare honey remedy from the enemy’s territory.   1.In a team of 6, select your SPACE…
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