Pastoral Letters are weekly communications from our church pastor to the congregation.  They are mostly original reflections on the Word of God in response to church events or current affairs, local or beyond, with the primary intent to exhort Christians to live rightly before God in the real world.  Short bibliographies are sometimes featured towards the same end.

We pray that these writings will be a great blessing to you!

The Pandemic Tests Our Faith

The last time we saw each other face-to-face during worship service was on 22nd March. After that, brother and sisters all worshipped online at home on our own. From the click-through rate (CTR) and number of viewers and, most importantly, brothers and sisters’ sharing about online worship at home in...

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The True Meaning of Easter Sunday

Today, we celebrate Easter Sunday. In America people celebrate Easter by going for church services, hunting for Easter Bunny eggs and candies. During this Easter season you can find chocolate shaped like Easter Bunny eggs in various colours and widely available in many supermarkets. But what does Easter Sunday mean...

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Holy Week

Today, 5th April 2020 marks the start of the Holy Week: today is Palm Sunday and it celebrates Jesus’ triumphant entry into Jerusalem (Luke 19:28-44); the Holy Week stretches from today 5th April 2020 to 11th April 2020; Thursday 9th April 2020 is Maundy Thursday when Jesus washed the feet...

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Worshiping God at Home

At this point of writing, the number of cases of Covid-19 stands at 683 with two deaths. With news, especially of the grave situation in Italy of infection and death, we would naturally fear for our own safety. Let’s do our due diligence by being socially responsible and maintaining good...

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Managing Covid-19 in Church

David who once was a shepherd wrote this beautiful Psalm 23. Verses 1-2, 4a say, The Lord is my Shepherd, I lack nothing. He makes me lie down in green pastures . . . . . . Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil,...

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Building a Spiritual Home in Unity and with Perseverance

Church fellowship is one of the conditions required for wholesome Christian spiritual growth. When we believed in Christ, God’s commandment is for us to be nourished spiritually through the church in order that we might grow to be a mature Christian. Ephesians 4:11-16 tells us that “so Christ himself gave...

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Jonah—The Disobedient Prophet

We read in the book of Jonah that God commanded the prophet Jonah to preach a message of repentance to the city of Nineveh, and that Jonah disobeyed God’s command. Instead of going to Nineveh to proclaim a message of repentance, Jonah went the opposite direction and blatantly disobeyed God’s...

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Why Are We Not Telling People the Gospel?

When was the last time that you told someone the good news that Jesus comes to bring people eternal life? Was it yesterday, last month, or five years ago? Why is there a decline in evangelism? Several reasons seem to be preventing Christians from sharing the good news about Jesus...

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Spiritual Disciplines

The most talked about topic in Singapore and many parts of the world is about the Covid-19 virus. I had initially wanted to write on this topic but thought that I should focus on more important matters at hand. Today is the last Sunday of the month of February and...

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Bearing Testimony during the Epidemic

As the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus continues to rise in Singapore, locals have heightened their preventive measures in order to reduce the risk of infection for their loved ones. These measures include hand hygiene, avoiding crowded places, eating a variety of food to boast immunity. etc. These are...

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