Category: SOW 2020

SOW 2020

On Kingdom Friendships

“I can be bold in sharing about Christ with the people around me and I can carry them to Jesus… If I’m looking for kingdom friends, I can be the one to develop myself and become a kingdom friend to others.” Watch this video to learn what it means to be a kingdom friend and

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SOW 2020

Let the Light In

Reflection and illustration by Joelle Tan Sometimes, we feel like we are broken beyond repair. We live in our darkness, sin and shame. We focus so much on our brokenness that we forget that the darkness is not our identity. John 1:5 says, “The Light shines in the darkness and the darkness has not overcome

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SOW 2020

Stepping Back Into God’s Love⁣

Clay work and reflection by Carolyn Lau ⁣ I used to see myself as someone who was pretty grounded in life. I had principles and values that I kept to, went for mass regularly and tried my best to live a life that I thought was pleasing to God. Despite all of this, I still

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SOW 2020

Chosen

Words written and spoken by Clara Lim A beautiful spoken word reflection about the journey to discovering, and believing in one’s chosenness as a child of God. We pray that as you watch this, you too will begin to re-discover your preciousness as an irreplaceable child of God! I have long been cast at the

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SOW 2020

God Protects Me

by Anggit Fernanda (above photo, middle), 25 years old I grew up in a family of six. My mum is a stay-home mum and my dad works hard to provide for my family. Growing up I took up the role of the responsible and independent older child because my only older brother lives overseas. I

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SOW 2020

Peace be With You

by Calvin Tang, 21 years old Before attending the School of Witness (SOW), I was living what I perceived as the high life. I’d just finished a successful 2 years of NS and my years of schooling had also been similarly successful, full of scholarships and accolades. I had secured a place in university and

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SOW 2020

Cradled in the Arms of the Father

by Clara Lim, 31 years old Saved by Jesus 4 years ago, I desired to serve Him faithfully. My post-conversion life was characterised with much responsibilities and busyness; juggling growing work and church commitments, anchoring my family. Being told what to do, how to carry myself, right down to how I smiled, I felt manufactured,

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SOW 2020

Jesus Saves Me from My Sins

by Christopher Martinus, 22 years old Before coming for School of Witness (SOW), I was very self-centred. Being awkward around large groups of people, I preferred to be alone. Furthermore, I didn’t like trying new things. Somehow, everything worked out and university was decent. I even secured a job beginning this March. I thought life

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SOW 2020

No Longer Slave to Fear

by Jonathan Mui, 21 years old I’m from a family of 4 with a younger brother and I’d just completed my national service. I grew up in a typical Asian family with meritocratic parents who wanted my brother and I to do well in school. My parents would often compare me with other kids in

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SOW 2020

Thy Will Be Done

by Marilyn Choong, 19 years old I come from a family of six, and I’ve been blessed with loving parents who are Christ-centered. As a kid, my parents would sign me up for extracurricular classes like ballet or swimming. I hated going for them, but I went as I thought this was expected of a

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SOW 2020

Out of Darkness and into His Light

by Trina Tan, 19 years old I am a cradle catholic and I used to love prayer, catechism and going for mass. But over time, I began to distance myself from God. Growing up, the amalgamation of subtle comparisons made by my mother that my brother was better than me,  made me believe that I

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SOW 2020

Making Room for His Living Water

by Isabel Tan, 19 years old From the age of six, I was made to play tennis and hated it for the most part —especially my parent’s disappointment when I lost a match, and feeling like I wasn’t living up to my father’s name and expectations. As the second oldest amongst my cousins and with

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SOW 2020

Deeply Loved by God

by Claudia Tan, 20 years old I grew up in a typical Asian household – my parents were strict, impersonal and top-down for most part. I yearned dearly for their love and affection, to be coddled by hugs and kisses and “I love you-s”, but I hardly ever received them. Even though I am now

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Photo-reflections

Jesus Enthroned

by Benedict Chan Jesus Enthroned. My personal prayer time sometimes involves coming into the prayer room where there is Jesus placed in the tabernacle, Enthroned in my presence and I begin to care to sit and listen with him. I do not rush my time nor do I let myself waste my time unless it

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Art work

Let Go and Let God

by Celeste Seah All of us are prone to sin because of our broken nature. However, Jesus Christ died and resurrected for us to be saved from these sins, these chains that bind and hold us in captive. To be freed from these sins, we are called to surrender totally to the Lord as He

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SOW 2020

True Story

by Joshua Tan I love a good story. At bedtime, we huddled around as my mother weaved tales. I was mesmerized. I was the knight, the spy, the wizard. I was slaying the dragon, saving the world, protecting the weak. I liked imagining my life as a story. I was a hero on adventure, each

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Art work

God Who Walks With Me

by Benedict Chan In coming to discover God the Father in SOW, I’ve come to view him no longer as a God who directs me to the unknown, but who walks with me. He isn’t pointing me to where he desires me to go but walks with me, picks me up when I fall and

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SOW 2020

The Father Carries Me

Now when I think of our faith, the words that come to mind are: liberation, fullness and love. My brothers and sisters, our faith is a decision we must make each day. Will you take God’s hand to step out of your tomb and live in His light?

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