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Missionary Spotlight – Singapore
March 2001
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Missionary Spotlight – Singapore

Far Eastern Bible College (FEBC) Theological training is vital for church growth. In his book Forty Years on the Road to Church Growth,FEBC’s founding principal Dr Timothy Tow wrote: ‘Without proper Bible training, the church that relies on self-taught evangelists or missionaries will be stifled in growth, inasmuch as the tether of their theological knowledge is short and the ability of their preaching skills is limited’.   Many a self-made pastor has lost his way due to a lack of intensive, systematic training in the Word. Even the theologically trained can succumb to error. So, in obedience to the Pauline mandate, ‘And the things that...

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Missionary Spotlight
March 2001
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Missionary Spotlight

Singapore God’s bountiful mercies to Singapore Founded by Sir Stamford Raffles in 1819, Singapore is today a tropical island city-state strategically located at the southern tip of the Malaysian Peninsular. With a population of 4.1 million people from diverse cultures, it has been greatly blessed and preserved as a nation by Almighty God over the past four decades.   Singapore became self-govening from Britain in 1959. She became a parliamentary democracy after being in the Federation of Malaya from 1963 to 1965. She became an independent nation on 9 August 1965. She now enjoys a high standard of living and has a skilled and productive...

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March 2001
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Missionary Spotlight – Singapore

Saved by Grace   1. Testimony of Allan Oh Ewe Yook   I was born in Penang and received my primary education in a Roman Catholic Missionary School. I did not know God then. I was brought up by my parents in Taoism and Buddhism.   Deep impression   After completing my schooling in Penang in 1977, I joined the Singapore Police Force. Life was tough, leaving parents and family, but God has his purposes. It was in Singapore that I came to attend a gospel rally at an Assemblies of God church. This made a deep impression on me. I realised that I needed...

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March 2001
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Missionary Spotlight – Fact File – Singapore

Singapore Fact File     Area: 247 square miles.   Environment: Singapore has a tropical climate, with high humidity and frequent thunderstorms. It is mainly low-lying. Population: 4.1 million Life expectancy: Male 77, female 83.     Ethnic groups: Chinese 77%, Malay 15%, Indian 4%, others (including Eurasian) 4%.     Official languages: Mandarin (Chinese), English, Malay and Tamil.     Literacy: 91%.     Economy: ‘Singapore is blessed with a highly developed and successful free-market economy, a remarkably open and corruption-free business environment, stable prices, and the fifth highest per capita GDP in the world’ (CIA World Factbook).       Singapore has few...

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Letter from Singapore
July 1999
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Letter from Singapore

The danger of dabbling The growing interest in the occult is a phenomenon of our time, although occultic practices have also been around since the time of the Old Testament (Leviticus 19:26). When I was ministering in a church in Western Australia last year, I visited Freemantle, and found a place rampant with occultic activities. Some of the more common forms of occultic activities today include astrology, horoscopes, geomancy, crystal gazing, and fortune-telling, fantasy games like Dungeons and Dragons, and Ouija boards. These practices may seem innocent and harmless to some, but they can be a doorway to deception, leading to enslavement to sin and...

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