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 […]

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 […]