Loving Singapore Block by Block

On the eve of Singapore’s National Day long weekend, the Day of His Power event was held online for the first time. A number of notable church leaders in Singapore shared from their hearts about the state of the church and missions in Singapore. Pastor Lawrence Chua from Living Sanctuary Brethren Church shared the strategy of “Loving Singapore Block by Block” as his church has sought to be a good neighbour over the years.

Jason Wong from the fathering movement, Elijah 7000, also pondered about Singapore as a land of beautiful houses yet with broken homes. Truly, today more than ever, as believers, we need to be sharing the hope we have in Christ to rebuild the broken homes in our beautiful nation. Happy National Day Weekend to all Singaporeans!

Watch the full Day of His Power event recorded “live” here and read the article published by Thir.st for more insights on a segment of the event that focused on the family here.

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Webinar: “I’ve Always Wondered…” (Part 1)

Have you ever wondered about hot-button biblical and theological issues such as,

  • predestination,
  • war and conquests,
  • slavery and freedom,
  • women and equality,
  • gender and sexuality,
  • proliferation of denominations?
Then join the “I’ve Always Wondered…” webinars organised by Cru Singapore and presented by East Asia School of Theology. Come and hear from a panel of theologian (Rev Dr Lewis Winkler), teaching pastor (Rev Dr Raymond Go), and woman bible teacher (Dr Heng Hwee Chuang) who are all EAST Resident Faculty.
Dates: 12 & 26 June 202, Friday
Time: 2.00 pm – 3.15 pm
To register for free, visit cru.sg/covid7

Blessed to be a Blessing

On Pentecost Sunday (31 May 2020), The Blessing Singapore premiered on YouTube, sung by 772 singers from 177 Churches and Movements in Singapore. These Christians have come together “to sing a blessing over our land” based on Numbers 6:22-27. The Bible reminds us that as we have been blessed, we need to be His channel of blessings to others. According to The Blessing SG YouTube channel,

It has been beautiful to see how the Singapore church has risen to love and care for the city, from supplying thousands of meals, masks and giving donations, to opening their churches for the homeless, and to the many unseen acts of love and kindness. As we continue to do so, it is on many of our hearts to now gift to the nation a prayer and a song, to bring hope and speak blessing.

An EAST staff is among those who sang it together with the larger community of Christians. Can you spot Agnes? Click the photo above or the video below to watch the blessing being sung. Shalom.

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“Guidance for Churches in the Coronavirus Era”

Covid-19 has changed the way we do church. While the mission and message remains, the method and medium has changed. How can we be the body of Christ in challenging time like this? How do we approach the drastic changes from a spiritual and practical perspective? What will the new normal be? Dr Alex Tang, an EAST adjunct faculty, together with other Christian leaders in Malaysia, co-authored “Guidance for Churches in the Coronavirus Era.” An extract is appended below.

A webinar on the above topic of ministry continuity measures is being conducted on 22 May 2020, Friday, 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm. Join a panel of church and ministry leaders who will offer reflections from theological, pastoral, spirituality, and medical perspectives. For more information on this “live” conversation and registration, visit bit.ly/churchguidance. Read more