A Nepali Lady and My Grandmother

By Eugene Seah, 23, Singapore As we sat around the fire keeping ourselves warm on a wintry Nepali dawn, my Nepalese friends shared the gospel with the lady who was toasting our breakfast. She replied, “If by believing in your God I can don’t work, then I’ll believe!” How would you respond to that? Personally, […]

Essence of Death

By Julian Abraham Chua, Singapore Death is often associated with the idea of losing. It is especially harder to swallow when it occurs to someone who passes on at a young age. From the perception of the living, it is often a waste to go so young when life has just begun. It is even […]

When You’re Misunderstood . . .

Have you ever experienced explaining something to someone but no matter how hard you tried, they just didn’t get it? At times, the matter can be a big deal (at least, from your perspective), but to them, you are simply whining and asking for attention, so they shrug you off. It feels horrible to be […]

Pent Up Feelings

By Tabita Cioloca, 17, Romania I’m puzzled at how people can keep their emotions so well hidden. Imagine the buildup pressure due to the suppressed feelings. It’s like a time bomb, waiting to explode anytime. I doubt I could handle that sort of pressure everyday! But sometimes I find myself caught in such a predicament, […]

Let’s Talk About Girlfriends & Boyfriends, Choosing Which School To Go To, And God’s Will

By David Wong, 21, Singapore “The secret things belong to the LORD our God, but the things revealed belong to us and to our children forever, that we may follow all the words of this law.” —Deuteronomy 29:29 (niv) “O God, I feel attracted to him (in my case, her), and I think he’s a […]