Webinar: Christian Response to Public Health Crises

Cru Singapore, a sister ministry of EAST, has prepared a special webinar series, COVID-19 Conversations, for friends of the ministry during this “circuit breaker” season. The very first one being this coming Thursday!

Date: 30 April 2020, Thursday
Time: 8:30pm-9:30pm
Topic: The Christian Response To Public Health Crises
Speaker: Assoc Prof Benjamin Ong, Senior Vice President (Health Education & Resources) at the National University of Singapore (NUS)
Details and sign up: cru.sg/covid1

Webinar content covers:

  • Speaking calm into crises as Christians
  • Evaluating the Church’s response to COVID-19 thus far
  • Seize the right moment to share the Gospel, in the right posture
  • Emotional health during “circuit breaker”
  • Live interaction with panel

Mindset of Hope in Crisis

At an online Chapel organised by the EAST Student Council on 25 March 2020, the President of EAST, Rev Dr Chan Chong Hiok or CCH as he is also known, spoke on “Mindset of Hope in Crisis.” He was on Zoom being broadcasted online to listeners who were observing safe distancing.

In the midst of COVID-19 pandemic, he spoke words of hope and encouragement to all present online. Quoting from Habakkuk 3, he exhorted all to continue trusting the LORD amidst challenging situations. The LORD is everpresent in our midst, and we can rejoice in Him. He also referred to Psalm 91 where the faithfulness of God is truly our shield and rampart in times of need. As we meditate on His Word, we will discover afresh that He is indeed our refuge.

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