Thanksgiving & Testimony: Living for More

by Sheila Fong  It wasn’t like from the beginning when people asked “What do you wanna be when you grow up?” and I would reply, “A youth coordinator!!”. In those days, there weren’t such things as youth coordinators; at least, not to my knowledge. In fact, I was very clear about what I wanted to be […]

An Ark to Shelter In

by Nicholas Goh “The kingdom of Heaven is like a mustard seed which a man took and sowed in his field. It is the smallest of all the seeds, but when it has grown it is the biggest of shrubs and becomes a tree, so that the birds of the air can come and shelter […]

Testimony & Thanksgiving: How My Life Has Changed

By: Matthew Ng When I first entered the working world, things did not go very well for me in terms of my faith. After years of being involved in ministry and youth work in church, I swore to myself that work was going to be the priority from then on and I was convinced that […]

Community Stories: The How and Why of “Living Ark” Community

Our community name, Living Ark, originated as a fusion between two names – Living Waters and Noah’s Ark. Living Waters because we were inspired by one of our member’s sharing in one of our very first sessions where he shared his (very unique) perspective of community in relation to the parable of the mustard seed […]

Testimony & Thanksgiving: Strength in Vulnerability

by Eleanor Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways, submit to him, and he will make your paths straight. Proverbs 3:5-6 Being a 1 Peterian is both a blessing and a wonderful mystery for me. I never would have thought that I would be […]

Testimony & Thanksgiving: On Community and Vocation

By: Fiona Yeo “I do not need community”, I thought. “Community is for those who are not serious about their faith and want only to make friends or perhaps find their life partner. I do not have that social need. My faith is personal, between God and I alone”. Yet my entry into the working […]

Testimony & Thanksgiving: Community, My Second Family

By: Olivia Tian I joined 1 Peter when I was in my final year of university. At that time, community to me was like a social club and it also allowed me time to spend with my boyfriend who was in the community as well. However after graduating, I came to realise the importance of […]

Leading with the Shepherd’s Heart- SOCL’15

The Shepherds and their flock. 🙂 While most students their age spent their summers abroad or interning, a group of young people spent their first week of June in the Office of Young People (OYP) at Lorong Low Koon discovering what God was saying to them. Christina Chua, a full time staff in OYP who […]

The Father’s Love, Freely Given

My name is Gladys and I’m 23 years old. I’ve just unofficially completed my education in NUS. I come from the Church of St. Bernadette and I’m a part of a community called Alife! My community’s ministry is primarily to reach out to young people at the secondary level through church camps. In those church […]

Come to Jesus As You Are and Let Rescue Begin

I’m Brendan from the School Of Witness 2015 and I wish to testify as to how the love of Jesus brought me out from my very own spiritual desert. I am 21 this year and a cradle Catholic. For the longest time, I thought that being born Catholic was a real burden because of the […]