Let's Get Real with Brandon Ho

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If you recognise his trademark one-dimpled grin, that’s because Brandon Ho is a familiar face in the Malaysian entertainment scene. He’s usually playing one of these roles: TV host, emcee, actor, YouTuber. Last year, Brandon added another role to his repertoire: podcast host. But unlike his previous projects, Let’s Get Real is the first time Brandon—who is vocal about his faith on his social media platforms—is discussing the Christian faith openly with other prominent Christians in Malaysia.
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I Was Blind, But Now I See: Finding God Amid Diabetes, Blindness, and Kidney Failure

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When I was 10, my mother noticed ants crawling around the toilet bowl after I had used it. I had also suddenly become prone to fainting spells, and could not put on weight no matter how much I ate. So my mum brought me to a doctor, and it was then that we learned that I had diabetes.
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Yu Lian: How A 10-year-old Steered My Life in A Different Course

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Coming from a safe haven like Singapore, Yu Lian’s heart stirred as she met children from a shelter whose lives were tainted by drug abuse and family violence from as young as six years old. The year was 2010. The young Christian, then 18 years old, had just embarked on her very first mission trip with Radion International–a Christian organisation which serves villages in rural parts of Thailand–over her polytechnic school holidays. 

When My Brother Committed Suicide

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Read this story on YMI about Chen Xi's grief process after her brother committed suicide and how it impacted her relationship with God.

Carole Ann: I Lost All My Limbs, But Never Felt More Alive

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Two years ago, Carole Ann was staring death in the face after a freak injury almost took her life. Yet, following a four-month stint in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU)—half of which was spent in a coma—and even after having all her limbs amputated, the 43-year-old has never felt more alive.

YMI’s 2020 Wrap Up

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2020 may have been a rough year, but God saw us through each step of the way. Let's take a look back at some of the highlights!

Julia Malucelli: Empowering Young Lives with $30,000 and a Story

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Julia Malucelli is bringing the age-old story of Queen Esther into the hands of young children around the world, in the hopes that the Jewish woman’s courage will encourage them to see themselves as God intended them to be: called with a purpose. 

Loving the Unlovely - How God Taught Me to Love My Abnormal Baby

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My eyes were filled with tears as I clutched the ultrasound photo of my baby and read this familiar verse. How could an abnormal child be “fearfully and wonderfully made”? How could our Lord take delight in this supposed creation of His?!

Is There Room for Doubt in Christianity?

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Doubting is normal. Uncomfortable as it can be, wondering whether we really have “got it right” is as human as it is inevitable, especially when we’re swimming each day in a sea of different beliefs.