Category: Updates

Geared To The Times, Anchored To The Rock

New Staff in SYFC: Poly Edition

After I graduated from polytechnic, I joined GradServe. Through that four months, I came to experience and understand the need for polytechnic students to hear the gospel. I then decided to spend my first year after graduation in full-time service in the Polytechnic Ministry, giving my first fruits to God. I faced much opposition from…
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To Non Christians through Christians

To Non-Christians, through Christians is a phrase coined many years ago internally among our Polytechnic Ministry staff and volunteers to express in a nutshell our focus and direction in evangelism. Today, it is still often heard in our conversations and discussions The Polytechnic Ministry staff team comprises highly motivated, eclectic individuals from different backgrounds united…
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Big Lessons in Small Matters

When I was comparing myself with others who use their God-given talents to create content and start businesses to reach out with the gospel, I had thought I could be doing more for God instead of ‘wasting’ my time in university. I was scrambling to prevent my GPA from falling off a cliff and felt…
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Caught In Between

Polytechnic students are pressured to be competent, global-savvy young adults while lingering adolescent traits may get the better of them. It is a time of tension for while searching for their identity, insecurities develop or surface. With this backdrop, persisting in the work of evangelism among them can be easily overwhelming. In the quest to…
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Through the Lens of a Teensportz Organiser

I was first involved in TeenSportz 2012 (known as TeenGames then) as the Logistic IC. Since then, I have served as sports IC, vice-chairman and then chairman. It has been exciting and challenging, a God-led journey of evolving this sports competition as young people’s preferences and perceptions of sports events change. To keep pace, we…
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Finding our EDGE

Through the years, SYFC has been reaching restless juvenile delinquents, mainstream youths, and now increasingly, youths in specific interest groups like music and sports. The E.D.G.E ministry was birthed out of a desire to find more platforms to reach new niche young people groups. As we share two current initiatives, thank God with us and…
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Big Lessons in Small Matters

After a few months of tirelessly looking for a job, I was very excited to begin my full-time work in a youth center. I knew God prepared this position for me. In the first two weeks of work, I reported to office earlier than the reporting time and I was eager to perform well. However,…
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Digitally Speaking

“Daddy, can I use the iPad?” asked Lauren, my 6-year old daughter.   “Why?” I replied.   She said, “I want to learn some origami from YouTube.”   I loaned her the iPad and off she went to learn origami with her elder sister.  Two days later, Lauren came to me again excitedly.  “Daddy! I folded a crocodile!”…
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Reflections of Project Serve 2018

  I was planning to go to the polytechnic and so had about three months of holiday. Between going out to work and joining Project Serve, I decided to join Project Serve as I felt it was a more meaningful way to spend my time. If I wanted some work experience, I could always get…
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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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