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Introduction A tragedy struck Singapore on 15 March 1986. A six-storey building known as the Hotel New World collapsed unexpectedly, killing 33 people and injuring many others. After 17 people were rescued, and the dust settled, an enquiry was conducted on...

On 8 January 2019, FES staff worker Rebecca Lim, left for Mongolia to work as a campus staff worker with Fellowship of Christian Students (FCS) Mongolia. (You can read more about this on page 35 of the October 2018 issue...

FES was officially founded in 1959, and so, this year we will celebrate our 60th year of serving students and graduates in Singapore. Combining the aspects of reflection and anticipation, FES Council has decided to adopt a three-year framework, using...

How do we help our students engage in Scripture for spiritual growth? Let’s hear from Lai Sze Khiong current Head of FES Chinese Work (CW). Sze Khiong initially worked in FES from 1993–1999 and then, after completing his theological studies...

Hindrances to Hearing Stress Young people in the workforce today are often stressed. Increasingly, they are disappointed and disillusioned in the workplace. As a result, many of them find greater freedom doing their own thing or starting their own business. “I am...

Book Review Cultural Insights for Christian Leaders: New Directions for Organizations Serving God’s Mission by Douglas McConnell Baker Academic 2018 224 pages FES Library book call number: 248.411 McC Look around us!! We live in an era when many people migrate from their own country to...

Now it is close to two months after Christmas. A few days ago, I happened to read a poem written by Howard Thurman, which struck me deeply. When the song of angels is stilled, when the star in the sky is gone, when...

FES 60th Anniversary As FES celebrates her 60th Anniversary, the FES Council has decided to follow a three-year framework to help us chart the way forward: to fallow (2019), to plough (2020), and to sow (2021). Year of 2019 – To Fallow:...

Book Review Walking Together on the Jesus Road: Discipling in Intercultural Contexts by Evelyn & Richard Hibbert William Carey Library (2018) 232 pages FES Library book call number: 266.23 HIB The first eight chapters can serve as a quick read for those who want to grapple...

Book Review Travel: In Tandem with God’s Heart by Peter Grier IVP (2018), 192 pages FES Library book call number: 248.405 GRI Where is your next travel destination? Many of us love to travel to visit new places of interest. The rise of more affordable...

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