National

The old IFES motto of ‘Changing the World, One Student at a Time’ can only hold true, if the convictions established as students endure long and well into the workplace. Just like the student years are formative, there is an...

In the past few weeks, I attended two sizeable student conferences that not only challenged me to think more deeply about ministering to the next generation of students but also refreshed my conviction that we are in a strategic position...

Victory to Jesus!  MORPH is a FES missions training and exposure programme open to students from all FES-affiliated CFs. The programme begins in October and ends in July the following year. During the May–July period, students in the programme go on...

One of the characters in the Bible I find most fascinating is the Apostle Peter. A significant episode concerning Peter is seen in his famous confession of Jesus as the Messiah (Mark 8:27-33). The confession itself, as Jesus puts it,...

Responding to differences as a Christian To engage students in CFs on pertinent social issues more deeply, Fries or Rice, a panel discussion about race and majority privilege, was held on 7 July 2018 at the Church of the True Light....

The call and mission of Christian educators The 5th Asian Christian Teachers Conference (ACTC) was held in Singapore from 15–18 June 2018 at Anglo-Chinese School (Barker Road). Around 180 educators from Cambodia, East Timor, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand and Singapore were...

The Upper Room is a quarterly prayer meeting organised for students of all FES-affiliated Christian Fellowship (CF) groups, by the FES National Student Council (NSC). The name Upper Room was chosen with reference to the place where the apostles gathered...

For a globalised, cosmopolitan city like Singapore, this question also confronts us. Every year, large chunks of our church budgets are spent in sending long and short-term teams to other countries as an effort to obey Christ’s call to “make...

Why should we open the door to welcome international students? For God’s sake When we read Revelations 5:9, we know that God’s desire is for international worshippers from every tribe, language, people and nation. God loves the foreigners in our midst (see...

Teach me your way, O LORD, that I may walk in your truth; unite my heart to fear your name. — Psalm 86:11, ESV As a Christian, I view “sacrifices” as expressions of what is in our hearts and minds. Sacrifices...

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