Category: Updates

Stirring Up and Sharpening One Another, For the Gospel’s Sake

In the church or the body of Christ, each believer plays a different role. Every part is important, and no part is more important than the other. This is a truth we hold fast to in SYFC and we actively seek to work with our other ‘parts of the body’ to reach young people for…
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Age of Opportunity: It’s Not Too Late To Say You’re Sorry

Parents would not want communication with their child to break down. No child enjoys a rift from Mom or Dad. Yet it happens. “My parents turned off the Wi-Fi while I am watching a YouTube video! I don’t like them!” “My father always jumps to his own conclusion about me! So unfair!” “To Mom, a…
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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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Introducing A Younger Leader: Alex Tee Ee Han

At 13, Ee Han attended his first SYFC event and has been involved since 1995. After his national service in 2006, he explored full-time involvement as a project servant, thinking that he would ‘try it out’ for three years only. It has been 14 years now. What are you responsible for in the executive leadership…
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Use Technology Wisely

Ephesians 5:15-16 sum up the call for Christians to live wisely in the world. To be wise is “to discern what is pleasing to the Lord,” sounded out earlier in verse 9. Nothing pleases the Lord more than that we love him and love others (Mark 12:29-31). But the world does not make it easy…
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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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Big Lessons in Small Matters

I am one of the few staff workers in SYFC who do not own a laptop and often forget my username and password! I am thankful that for the three times I needed to change my desktop computer, I have a tech-savvy nephew to help and when he was overseas, a kind ex-volunteer educated me,…
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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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Are We Praying For Our Children?

As good Christians, we all know that prayer is a fundamental aspect of our faith. Yet, the reality paints a different picture: it has been said that an average of just 10% of the church’s congregation attend the weekly prayer meeting. Could our attitude towards the family of God reflect our attitude towards our immediate…
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Are We Raising A Strawberry Generation?

We used to call them Generation Y, but in recent years, a more popular label has been used to refer to post-1980s children all over the world, including Singapore. It’s called the strawberry generation. Here’s why: Just as strawberries look good on the outside but get bruised easily, so too are post-1980s children. In practical…
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