Faith-driven Stories

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Im a christian leader should i be struggling with depression

I'm a Christian leader—should I be struggling with depression?

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It was the day after Christmas three years ago. My dad had just been diagnosed with stage 4 cancer.
Loving My Lola Through Dementia

Loving My Lola Through Dementia

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I love you very much. These were some of the last words I whispered to Lola before she passed away.
I Live with Bipolar, and It's Ok.

I Live with Bipolar, And It's Okay

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I was diagnosed on the day of university commencement. My mum remembers seeing balloons streaming from the ceiling, celebrating the intake of freshman students. Mere hours before, we had come out of my psychiatrist’s office with a new label—bipolar 2.
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Jacob and Jaclyn: Extending Hospitality Amidst Pain

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It was two weeks before the wedding and everything was running like clockwork— just as how Jacob and Jaclyn Lau had expected. Jaclyn, 29, was waiting excitedly outside the arrival gates of Changi Airport when her phone rang. It was Jacob. He had been admitted to the A&E after experiencing a lack of coordination on his legs.

Losing My Mum to Cancer: Seeing the Good (& God) in Suffering

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I lost my mother to cancer last July. She was only 60. Having to literally watch my mother die was the most painful experience of my 27 years of existence.

When My Baby Died (Inside of Me)

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The first time I witnessed a mother mourn her dead child was at my uncle’s funeral. Since then, I had not heard anyone mourn like that, until 20 years later—when the same howls emerged from my mouth.
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Daryl and Gina: A Couple Called to Two Different Countries

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She spent a year befriending women in the red light district of a Chinese city, hoping to be a bearer of God’s eternal light; while he served on the fringes of Thailand for four years at a shelter for needy children.  Separately, Gina Chan and Daryl Tay had returned to Singapore in 2018, for an “involuntary break” from overseas missions, expecting to jump back into the field they each felt called to after a year at the Singapore Bible College (SBC).  But God had other plans.

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.