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God is unfair

God is unfair

God is unfair. He is biased. Partiality is in Him. We have compelling evidences to proof this is true. First, consider Case 01: Jeremy. Jeremy wakes up in the morning with bizarre perplexity and hits the hay in pondering thought. Confusion is his constant companion. He wanders, Why am I here? […]

(Another) Piece of Relationship Advice

(Another) Piece of Relationship Advice

With the (somewhat) recent proliferation of online magazines and the tsunami of relationship advice that comes with it, young people are bombarded with ideas of love, relationships, and marriage. And I suspect that this is what you are thinking about too. We’re all at that distressing stage in life where relatives (you […]

Why read a Christian book?

Why read a Christian book?

Written By Ruth Lawrence They help you study the Bible. Some books are written to help you get the most out of your Bible study time. They could be books such as Dig Deeper by Nigel Beynon and Andrew Sach that give you tools for studying the Bible on your own, or they could be […]

Existential Crisis

Existential Crisis

Written By P.Cheong Photo credit: we own the sky / Foter / Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic (CC BY-ND 2.0) Do you sometimes have bouts of insecurity where you fret about the future in general? If you do, don’t worry, you are not alone! But sometimes this journey really does feel lonely, doesn’t it? There […]

What type of football fan are you?

What type of football fan are you?

Written by YMI Team Photo credit: Ali Brohi / Foter / Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0) The World Cup season has revealed a host of different football fans that exist; all intently watching the matches for many different reasons. Upon closer inspection, many interesting parallels can be drawn from it to provide […]

Go! Trust Me.

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Go! Trust Me.

Written By P.Cheong Photo credit: JD Hancock / Foter / Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0) Abraham was told to uproot and leave everything he had ever known to go in search of a land that God had promised him; and he did just that! Hebrews 11 remembers him as a man of […]

Courage

Courage

By Calvin Woo Fear is what draws us back most of the time. When we intend to step out from our comfort zone, when we are facing our greatest fear, when we are trying to change—fear is that one thing that draws our feet back to the door.  Bamp! You shut the door; breathe in […]

Unity in diversity

Unity in diversity

By Stanley Lee With the World Cup tournament in full motion, there’s only one word in many people’s mind now: Football. Being a Christian and football fan, I observe that there are certain parallels between a Christian community and a football team. For example, no Christian walks alone in his or her faith, just as […]

A psalm of my own, as inspired by Psalm 23

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A psalm of my own, as inspired by Psalm 23

By Megan Low Psalm 23:1-6 The Lord is my Shepherd, my High Priest, and King. He supplies all that I need—everything. (Psalm 23:1) He makes me lie down and rest in safe places. He leads me to calm and reviving spaces. (Psalm 23:2) My soul is refreshed and restored to its whole. For His name’s […]

The Kite’s Master

By Kristine Dichoso Hubilla When Jesus preached during His earthly ministry, He made frequent use of parables—short stories teaching a useful lesson—and people would eagerly listen. A few days ago, I was reminded of this when an interesting story came up in discussion. “There was once a boy who loved his kite very much. One […]

Transformation

By Teresa Ann Yu I enjoy watching the weight loss reality show The Biggest Loser. Each season, contestants are pushed to the limit by demanding personal trainers in order to shed unwanted mass. Their uphill struggle contains insights that can be useful in our own transformation journey as Christians. Here are a few spiritual lessons I […]

I Said A Prayer For You

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I Said A Prayer For You

By B. Sim I said a prayer for you today And know God must have heard I felt the answer in my heart Although He spoke no word I didn’t ask for wealth or fame I knew you wouldn’t mind I asked Him to send treasures Of a far more lasting kind I asked that […]

WHISTLER’S PAINTING

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Whistler's Painting

By Tin Hubilla Whistler’s Mother is a painting of a woman dressed in black with a painting in the room. The painter James McNeil Whistler said, “Don’t fit the picture in the room but fit the room for the picture.”  But that’s not how we normally behave. Remember that moment when you go out shopping […]

Jettisoned!

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Jettisoned!

By Lay Hsuan, Lim On 21 April 2014, passengers on board flight MH192 bound for Bangalore, India sang praises of the pilot who executed a smooth emergency landing at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport. It was found that the plane had experienced landing gear mechanical problem and a burst tire earlier (See New Straits Times). […]

Movie Review: X-Men: Days of Future Past

By P. Cheong The film is set in a dark, dystopian future where weaponized robots called Sentinels have ravaged the world in the hopes of exterminating the mutant threat from the planet. Rushing onto the big screen is the first fast-paced, mutant-versus-Sentinel fight scene. You can barely start breathing again when you are transported abruptly, […]