Tag: Preteens

Geared To The Times, Anchored To The Rock

New Staff in SYFC

Since I joined SYFC full-time a year ago, I have many opportunities to work among preteens, locally and overseas. It is mainly because of my desire to focus fully on evangelism amongst preteens that I took this step of faith.   
At first, I was not used to our different ‘categories’ of evangelism. I did not quite…
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Reaching Tweens for Christ

A preteen or tween’s struggles are no different from those of a teenager. Jennifer Pang, Preteens Ministry Coordinator, highlights that “tweens today are very caught up with school, tuition and enrichment classes.” Some are also having a hard time because of what is happening at home. 
 As such, Peggy Chia, a student care centre…
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Big Lessons in Small Matters

In National Service, I get to know people from all walks of life. We enter with the same rank and similar hairstyle or lack thereof. We land ourselves in unexpected conversations, and are given opportunities to forge unexpected friendships. 
 One day in camp, I felt this strong urge to find out the answer to…
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Neither 
here nor 
there but
 certainly 
in Christ!

The Tween Years; An age of opportunity before teen-age
 Our 10 – 12 year olds go through a period of ambiguity, reflected perhaps in the term ‘Preteens’. This term has no literal character of its own; it takes reference to ‘Teens’. The alternative ‘Tweens’ is more reflective of their awkward position – somewhere in between…
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Through the Lens of a Volunteer

By Joseph Wong “Evangelism is at the core of every Christian’s calling. In whichever phase of life we all find ourselves in, each one is made to display and reflect God and His immeasurable love for us.”