Tag: CORE

Geared to
 the Times,
 Anchored
 to the Rock:
What does 
it mean for
 SYFC today?

It can be difficult to accept or adapt to change simply because we do not like our boats to be rocked. However, with rapid leaps in technology that massively change the way we communicate, we need to understand our times and stay relevant to today’s youth. 
 Pray for us as we step out of…
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Introducing a Younger Leader:

In 1994, Eric Teo, a very young Christian, went to a SYFC event, ‘Star or Sotong’. At 13, he was studious, timid and reserved. This event turned out to be the first of many for him. The following year, he became a student volunteer and was involved right up till his polytechnic days. While in…
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Broadening Our Scope, Stretching Our Range

SYFC first reached troubled youths, then mainstream secondary school youths. We moved on to reach college and post-secondary teens. Today, we are stretching to connect with unique sub-groups among them. Among troubled youths, Youth Guidance Ministry Coordinator, Laurent Tan and his staff minister to those whose parents are incarcerated. He shares, “About 15 of them…
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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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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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Capturing Continuity

By Lionel Chan In this issue, Eunice Lim (EL), a working volunteer with Youth Guidance (YG) and Daniel Chong (DC), a student volunteer with Secondary School and Junior College Ministry (SJM) give an idea of what is required of them as they persisted in youth evangelism through their life transitions. When and how did you…
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Continual Youth Evangelism

By Laurent Tan Constant exposure to internet, mobile gaming and all forms of social media are influencing our youth’s development, causing short attention span and affecting their social and decision-making skills. Reaching youth today is getting more challenging and complex.  Gone are the days where youth are at risk when they physically hang out with the wrong kinds…
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