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3 Problems When We Tie Our Identity to Our Work

3 Problems When We Tie Our Identity to Our Work

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What questions do you normally ask someone when you meet them for the first time? My guess is that after asking their name, one of the most likely questions you ask is, “What do you do for work?”. But have you noticed how people often respond? Not by saying, “I work as a lawyer”, but “I am a lawyer”. We live in a world of “I am what I do”, where our identity is tied to our work. 
graphic image of 76th Indonesian Independence Day

Prayers for Indonesia

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It hasn’t been an easy year for Indonesia. Covid-19 is still raging in our country. Many have lost their lives and many are still fighting for it. On top of that, we’ve had a string of tragedies this year: Sriwijaya’s air tragedy, floods, landslides, tornados, earthquakes, volcanic eruption, and a few ship accidents.

Indonesian Batik Day

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Hope is woven into the fabric of our souls, giving us a reason to press on another day. Hope infuses us with strength, knowing things will turn out alright in the end. Hope is the essence of things not seen (Hebrews 11:1). 

A (Foodie's) Love Letter to Malaysia

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In this love letter to Malaysia, we let our favorite food do the talking, and share our hopes and dreams for a better, more caring Malaysia. As you gather with family and friends at home, in your favorite mamak, or over a yum cha session, and reflect on how far we’ve come as a nation over the past 57 years, we hope it reminds you how in-kueh-dibly diverse and unique our nation is!

5 Ways To Love Indonesia

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Let’s make this National day memorable, not because of what has changed, but what we can change. As believers, let us show the world what Singapore is made of: a nation made up of big hearts, filled with love for those around us.

5 Ways To Love Singapore

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Let’s make this National day memorable, not because of what has changed, but what we can change. As believers, let us show the world what Singapore is made of: a nation made up of big hearts, filled with love for those around us.

How to Stay Sane When Everyone Has an Opinion about Everything

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“I don’t understand why you aren’t coming home. Where we live isn’t a hotspot anymore, and we’re taking all the right precautions, so you’ll be perfectly safe. Honestly, I’m worried about you.” “Are you really going to drive north this weekend? You know there’s a stay-at-home order in place, right?"

What It's Like Struggling with Same-Sex Attraction as a Christian

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I profess faith in God, and I believe in the resurrected Christ and His redemptive power that can save us from our sins. I believe in grace that is freely given and salvation received only through faith. I am also same-sex attracted (SSA), and I want to share my experience in the hope that it may help Christians understand other believers like myself a little better.

When My Broken Relationships Drove Me to God

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Two falling outs occurred within weeks of each other, resulting in a dark season of hurt so deep that it had a way of molding me, shaping me, and staying with me to this very day—a weakness that drove me to my knees, to tears, and to a deeper relationship with God.