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YMI Editor's Picks - Best of 2019

Editor’s Picks: The Best of 2019

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This year, we set out to explore Jesus' command in Luke 10:27 to love God with everything that we have. We published over 225 articles, produced 24 artspace projects, and 3 videos across 4 themes and a range of topics. Here are the articles, artspace projects, and videos that captured your attention the most.

Andrew Hui: I'm 32 and I'm Dying

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At 32, Andrew Hui now has an estimated two to three months left to live.  His latest treatment option of radiation was ceased a month ago after it was deemed no longer effective in controlling the spread of the cancer cells in his body.

Learning to Love God in the Midst of Grief

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The church was full: full of faces, food, color and noise. And yet, it somehow felt empty. To an outsider, it may have looked like a party . . . but the one person we were there to honor wasn’t able to celebrate with us.

John McCain: A Life That Reminds Us Why We Value Sacrifice

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Scrolling through Facebook over the past weekend, a post caught my eye. My friend had shared a video link to the speech American Senator John McCain gave when he received the Liberty Medal last year (the Liberty Medal recognizes leadership in the pursuit of freedom). His comment that went along with the video included the statement, “Thank you for your great service to our country”.

Do We Die Alone?

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Granny lay breathless on her bed, making occasional groans and moans due to the pain and discomfort she was feeling. Her wrinkled face seemed to have aged further.

Getting to Know Billy Graham After His Death

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Just as I was prepared to turn in for the night, a text notification popped up on my phone screen. It was a web link to an article titled: “US Preacher Billy Graham dies”.

An Open Letter to A Friend Gone Too Soon

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Your abrupt departure from this earth caught us completely off-guard. Your mother shared with us the details of your sudden heart attack as you were preparing to leave for work that fateful morning.

When God Turned My Sorrow to Joy

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In every person’s life, I believe that there is a defining moment when we suddenly come to realize how small we are compared with God, and how small we are compared with the problems that can overwhelm us. For me, that moment happened on my 14th birthday.

Crying Over Nabeel Qureshi

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I never thought I would cry over a complete stranger. But the death of a man whom I have never met had me tearing up a few times this week.