Growing in Faith
Discover our treasure trove of resources to encourage you on your journey of growing in faith!

Art of Spiritual Conversations

This 3 part series comprises videos and their companion guides that get to the heart of spiritual conversations and how to execute them. 

Entering Spiritual Conversations
Entering Spiritual Conversations
Post-Conversation Follow Up

Formation

On Suffering and Faith

“But God has chosen the foolish of the world, so that He may confound the wise. And God has chosen the weak of the world, so that He may confound the strong” – 1Cor2:7

This affirms my sense of purpose. God is the one who has placed me in the field of social work to reach out to those who have yet to believe in Him. Through the power of the cross, I can believe once again in the victory in which Jesus has won for me.

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Project Living: Holy Saturday

Click on the icons below for each relevant section Story Activity Final Words featuring Original Song: Isaiah 55 by Lionel Tan Annex A Ancient Homily for Holy Saturday Annex B Colouring Sheets Download STORY “We regret to inform you that you did not pass the test.” A million thoughts raced through my mind when I

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The journey from sinfulness to Holiness.

Written by Nicholas Siew The Call to Holiness We yearn to be free from sin and to live a life of holiness but do we know what we are fighting against? Or what we are fighting for? Do we know what holiness means? In the Old Testament, the Hebrew word for holy is Kadosch which

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Holy Spirit Series

The Holy Spirit Series Part 3: Renewed Restored Loved

by Bryan Francisco So if anyone is in Christ, there is a new creation: everything old has passed away; see, everything has become new! (2 Corinthians 5:17) When the day of Pentecost came, the apostles encountered something unfamiliar and new, “All of them were filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other

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The Holy Spirit Series Part 2: The Names of the Holy Spirit

by Joshua Tan We learn a lot about a person through their nicknames and titles. Harry Potter was called “The Boy Who Lived”, Frodo was called “Ring-bearer of the One Ring”. These titles not only tell us about the achievements of Harry and Frodo, but they also give us clues about who they are as

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Ordinary Time Series

Ordinary Time Growth Series: Charting A Course for Spiritual Growth

by Joel Tan “How is your walk with Jesus?” – that familiar nebulous question at the start of cell-group sharing. One, that presumes I am currently walking with Jesus. Two, it offers no length of time to which the person is referring. Three, it configures me to think that my relationship with Jesus is a

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Ordinary Time Growth Series: Keep Your Eye on the Prize

by Melissa Foo (second from left) The current season of Ordinary Time may seem like a non-event and of lesser significance, but it is far from ordinary. It is a season where we are called to growth and purification, and remains the longest season of the liturgical calendar. Yet, the reality of this season is

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Ordinary Time Growth Series: Navigating the In-Betweens of Our Journey

by Joelle Tan (front center) What is the in-between? It is a somewhat awkward, uncomfortable, and uncertain place to be. Many things can happen during this time. It’s like the third point between our starting point and our destination. A time of growth, pruning and purifying. Sometimes, we might not be sure where Jesus is

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Reflections On Community

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

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Thanksgiving and Testimony: The University Communities of OYP Part 2

In this series of testimonies, the incoming leaders from Singapore Institute of Management (SIM),  Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) and Yale-NUS share their faith journey and their decision to lead. Part 1 of this series can be found here: http://oyp.org.sg/thanksgiving-testimony-university-communities-oyp-part-1/ SIM Catholic Society (SIM CS) Jonathan Chng I am Jonathan Chng, currently a

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Testimony & Thanksgiving: The Greatest Love

by Alvin Mok The Fig Tree community has been a place where I have truly felt the love of God through the authentic relationships I have experienced. These relationships have led me to realize how much I am loved by the Lord and that I am truly a child of God. I have never been

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Spiritual Books

Spiritual Books

Testimony & Thanksgiving

Free to be Me!

By Shaun Choo, 21, RCIY | View the full video here 🙂 Before I came to know Jesus, I was a man who believed heavily in the pleasures of the world. Many of my thoughts and actions revolved around worldly expectations. So often, I found myself wanting to be validated in every aspect of my

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Everything is Grace

By Ryan Leong, NUS Student For a long time, one of my biggest struggles in my faith was just a deafening silence whenever I prayed, despite what I had felt like were my best efforts. Even during adoration, worship, praying over or the whole OYP retreat package, it felt as if the Lord was hidden

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True Treasure in Christ alone

By Karina Wong, Fig Tree (Working Adults Community) “Seek ye first the Kingdom of God And His righteousness And all these things shall be added unto you Allelu Alleluia. Ask and it shall be given unto you Seek and ye shall find Knock and it shall be opened unto you Allelu Alleluia” These lines might

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