Tag: Laurent Tan

Introducing: A Younger Leader: Laurent

When and how did you come into SYFC full-time? 
I came in at 35, in 2015. When considering this step, I read ‘The SYFC Story’, our memoir of 50 years of history. Her ethos in reaching youths resonated with me and I knew instantly this was the right choice for me. 
Has coming in older…
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What Motivates a Youth to Change?

In Youth Guidance (YG) Ministry, we are often confronted with an inadvertent lack of focus, empathy and self-control among youths-at-risk. It is a common feedback when social workers and counsellors first refer them to us. Some years ago, we met ‘NL’ in a children shelter home. He was witty and sporty, displaying good ball control…
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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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