A Couple of Tensions in Mission Work

Written by: Tan Yu Keong 1. “For I decided to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ and Him crucified.” – 1 Corinthians 2:2 “I had to fetch my son to kindergarten so I was late for work. I stayed later over lunchtime to make up for this but their accountant docked my pay. I […]

New Normal in Missions

Written by: Dr Tai Kim Teng Introduction The Covid-19 pandemic is still raging relentlessly throughout the world at the time of writing. Current understanding of this virus is still incomplete and evolving. Experts are still at odds with each other. Even WHO is very cautious with their advisory to manage people’s expectations. Vaccine is still […]


Written by: Dr. Tai Kim Teng At this moment of writing, planet earth has been brought to its knees by an invisible enemy.  It cannot be seen by the naked human eye as this virus (COVID-19) is nanoscopic in size, a mere one-tenth of a micron. Nevertheless, one-third of the world’s population is in some […]

Understanding Calling

Written by: Dr. Tai Kim Teng Having the right understanding of the Bible leads to a right way of living that pleases God. Knowing and following the teachings of our Lord Jesus Christ as found in the Scriptures also enables us to have a closer and more personal relationship with God. Unfortunately, there is a […]


Written by: Dr. Tai Kim Teng   Generosity is a rare commodity in today’s materialistic world. Everyone is more than eager to acquire and accumulate the best, biggest and most desirable objects for themselves. Therefore, to be generous is counterculture. Yet God’s Word repeatedly reminds us that “it is better to give than to receive” […]

The Fear of God

Written by: Dr. Tai Kim Teng   Since early biblical times, men have committed evil and crimes of unimaginable proportions, primarily due to a lack of the fear of God. Without a proper understanding of this matter and a right relationship with God, evil continues to be all-pervasive, even among believers.   What does the [...]

Biblical Perspective of Work

Written by: Dr. Tai Kim Teng   When God created the Garden of Eden, he put man in “to work it and take care of it” (Genesis 2:15). This was before the Fall. Hence, work is something good and ordained by God. After the Fall, the ground was cursed and the fields started to produce […]


Written by: Dr. Tai Kim Teng   1 Peter 4:12-13 Dear friends, do not be surprised at the fiery ordeal that has come on you to test you, as though something strange were happening to you. But rejoice in as much as you participate in the sufferings of Christ, so that you may be overjoyed when His glory […]


Written by: Dr. Tai Kim Teng   Psalm 24:3-4 Who may ascend the mountain of the Lord? Who may stand in his holy place? The one who has clean hands and a pure heart, who does not trust in an idol or swear by a false god.   Knock, knock. The door of my room reverberated. I was […]

Facing Life’s Purpose

Written by: Dr. Tai Kim Teng   A Christian professional is considering quitting his successful career to enter into full-time ministry in his church. He has reached almost the top of the corporate ladder but is internally restless and void of any fulfilment. Will switching from career to vocation help him at this season of […]

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