Thanksgiving and Testimony: The Young Adult Communities of OYP Part 1

“Remember your leaders, who spoke the word of God to you. Consider the outcome of their way of life and imitate their faith” Heb 13:7 The leaders of the young adult communities at OYP share their experience in community and what prompted them to desire Christ more. May their testimonies shed light on what it is like to […]

Thanksgiving and Testimony: In the Community of Christ

By Genevieve Especkerman I was a cradle Catholic and a Sunday Catholic growing up. By the time I was 13, I had stopped going to church, so I never went through confirmation classes and or had any experiences with community. Just before university started in 2014, I attended the Awaken retreat. It was my first […]

Spiritual Desolation: My Journey to the Depths and a Testimony of Truths

By Marcella Chua Not long ago, I hit an all-time-low in my spiritual journey, I realized I couldn’t feel the presence of God at all. It was really sudden and I couldn’t find an explanation for it. I felt extremely confused and abandoned, because I thought my relationship with God at that time was pretty […]

Testimony & Thanksgiving: Coming back to the Father’s House

by Julian Lim I first heard about OYP in December 2016, when a good friend of mine invited me to go for the School of Witness (SOW). Back then I was just a Sunday Catholic, struggling to find reason and meaning to spend just an hour a week in church.  At the same time, I […]

The “Science” in our Communities

by Jereme Cheong  Over a year ago, when I first started being more involved in church ministry, I went over to OYP for what I assumed would be a routine briefing on administrative matters. What ensued instead was a very unexpected “praying over” session, where for the first time in many years, I was asked to […]


by Mitchell Tan I recently attended the TREASURE Young Adults Encounter retreat, conducted by Office for Young People from 20th to 23rd April 2017where I took on the role of a small group facilitator. On the surface, it may seem like I sacrificed my weekends to help out, but in truth, I received so much […]

Thanksgiving & Testimony: Renewed by the Father’s Love

by Ramsay Ho Before the Shine Combined Poly Catholic camp, I was feeling lost as to which direction God wanted me to go. I was also feeling a deep sense of unworthiness and shame to face God because of the sins that I had committed. My friend from my community in Christ the King parish […]

Thanksgiving & Testimony: Oh Wanderer, Come Home

by Angeline Ho Hi everyone, My name is Angie. I attended Treasure 5 in February this year and I would like to share with you how God’s love endures, is forever faithful and is truly present even in the times we unknowingly walk away from it. Prior to attending Treasure, I always considered myself to be […]

Thanksgiving & Testimony: Spiritual Capital

by Nicholas Goh At this juncture in my life, being from a business school and working in OYP while most of my friends are working in the world enabled me to view faith with the lens of an economist. Specifically, about capital and how each one of us has many different kinds of capital. There […]