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Being a Christian in a Secular Society

In a world that is increasingly detached from religious belief, it is not easy to be a Christian that inspires faith.  The rise of secularism has placed believers in an increasingly minority position, and sometimes, the pressures of the world

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An Outreach to Transient Workers

ALLIANCE OF INDIAN MINISTRIES I-CARE There are more than 250,000 transient workers living in Tuas, mostly comprising of Indians, Bangladeshis and Sri Lankans from South Asia. Many of them have left their families back home in search of better opportunities.

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Our Place in the World – a Bicentennial Fundraising Initiative for...

A Bicentennial Fundraising Initiative for the Marginalised Communities  2019 marks Singapore’s bicentennial year. As we commemorate her accomplishments and successes as a nation, it is also important to remember the vulnerable and marginalised in our society. Extending a helping hand to these communities is

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Clarifying Inter-faith Dialogue

In a recent interview published by The Straits Times, Mohammad Alami Musa, said that faith communities in Singapore ‘are still at the lower level of inter-religious engagement and discussion, unlike America, Canada or Britain, where the level of inter-religious dialogue and

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What is the Gospel?

Our Common Understanding of the Gospel The key message of the Christian faith is the “gospel” (or good news). This inevitably leads us to the question, “What is this good news about?” For many Christians in Singapore, our answer is

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The Urban Church and Creative Urbanism

Can the church help envision the cities of the future? The 21st Century world will be an urban world. The Asian Development Bank states in 2008 that over one billion people would have moved from the rural villages to the urban

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Ritual Matters

Humans are ritual animals. Their deepest ideas and feelings are not just communicated in words, but more deeply in actions, signs and symbols. In fact, in many Asian societies, it’s mostly actions. Traditional Chinese and Japanese don’t say “I love

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Footprints for the Next Generation 

“One generation shall commend your works to another, and shall declare your mighty acts” (Psalm 145:4). Some of our Sowers-in-Actions were not only committed to serving God in the Bible Mission themselves, but also passed on the same faith, vision