Tag: Yong Soo Li

Passing Over the Basin and the Towel

Since I came into SYFC, I have experienced two smooth leadership transitions. In 1999, Albert Lee handed over the work to Christopher Tan and in 2005 Christopher Tan handed over to current National Director, Lim Chien Chong. Each round, God raised His servant-leader who took us forward with stability and strength. 
Come 2021, I look…
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Big Lessons in Small Matters

One evening two years ago, while blowing my wet hair with a hair dryer, I accidentally dropped my hairbrush and somehow its wooden handle tip hit my left eyelid. I felt pain instantly and my vision was blurred. In the middle of that night, I woke up feeling the pain again. At 7.30 am, my…
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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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Big Lessons in Small Matters

I was seated at a table at an eating place, waiting for my husband, when a little boy and his mom came and sat at the next table. Mom settled him in, then proceeded to queue at a food stall. I happened to look at him when something in his hand dropped onto the floor…
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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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