Singapore

Singapore is an island city-state with a population of approximately 5.5 million – an average of 7,700 people per square km (in Australia it’s 3 people per square km!). 

Of these 1.5 million are short-term foreign workers – predominantly from other countries in the region including Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, India, Indonesia, Myanmar and the Philippines. The 4 million citizens and permanent residents consist most of ethnic Chinese (mostly Buddhist, Taoist and/or secular humanist), ethnic Malay (mostly Muslim), and ethnic Tamils (mostly Hindu). 

Singapore has had a healthy and well-resourced church over recent decades which has been particularly effective engaging with the English-speaking, university educated Chinese population. The Singapore church has a strategic vision for her role as ‘the Antioch of Asia’ and a has a passionate commitment to various expressions of mission in the region.

Scott and Sarah are located in Singapore with a vision for unreached people groups and communities exploring the Bible and beginning the discipleship journey in the context of their own relational networks. In addition to their personal prayer and involvement in the harvest, they are partnering with like-minded churches and groups from across the Body of Christ to see teams established, equipped and empowered to be and make disciples that multiply throughout their communities, and into the nations.

 

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December Hub Gathering – Prayer Night

This is an open space for people who are working to see disciples multiplying in Singapore’s harvest fields.

When: Wednesday 5 December

Makan time: 6:45 – 7:30 pm (ground level cafe, Adam Road Food Centre)

Meeting time: 7:30 – 9:30pm

Location: Level 1, 360 Dunearn Road – opposite Botanic Gardens MRT

For more information: singapore.connect@praxeis.org

 

Engaging the Harvest and People of Peace with Dave Lawton

Dave Lawton from Praxeis will be sharing about engaging the harvest and identifying people of peace.

Dave and his wife Colleen have spent the last three decades as missionaries in India and pastors in Australia. More recently, taking lessons that they have learnt from exploding disciple-making movements, they are mobilising harvest workers in Australia and beyond.

When: Wednesday 12 December

Time: 7:30 – 9:30 pm

Location: Level 1, 360 Dunearn Road – opposite Botanic Gardens MRT

For more information: singapore.connect@praxeis.org

 

Monthly Half-Night Prayer

Do you feel the need for extended time with like-minded people seeking God’s will for His Kingdom in Singapore?

When: Friday 21 December

Time: 7:30 – 11:59pm

Location: Contact us for location details singapore.connect@praxeis.org

 

 

Singapore News

‘The Take-aways’: Local Mission Workshops in Singapore

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‘Local mission’ can sometimes feel much harder than ‘overseas mission’ - particularly when our immediate families, friends or colleagues are involved. How can we engage people who are  not interested in attending church events?This month two dozen participants attended Local Mission workshops held in Singapore intended to help them wrestle...Read More

Singapore: “All-in Prayer” Quarterly Prayer Hub

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This is an opportunity for  harvest workers from different parts of the Body of Christ carrying a vision for disciple making movements to connect and join together in prayer for the Kingdom and the harvest in Singapore. We will meet on the first Monday of every quarter from 7.30pm-9.30pm. All are welcome. For more details and to let us know...Read More

Singapore- New Monthly Hub Gatherings

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  God is moving. Prayer and harvest engagement is growing in different pockets of Singapore, and we are launching a monthly "Hub" gathering!    Who: Anyone with a desire to see Bible-based discipleship groups forming and multiplying in the harvest in Singapore. Purpose: To connect with co-labourers from different communi...Read More

Singapore- “Starting Spiritual Conversations”

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Jesus promised that the harvest was plentiful. Yes, there is a shortage of workers and yes, some are closed to the good news, but God is at work, and there are many who are open and hungry (Lk 10:1-12). Why aren’t more people coming to know Jesus? This 3-hour interactive workshop is a follow-up to the first one, and will help you practically e...Read More

Singapore: Introduction to DMM with David Watson

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David Watson, catalyser of 64 movements amongst non-believers, will be spending a day in Singapore introducing the foundational concepts of DMM! Want to know more? Want to come along? Click here for more info and to register. Looking forward to seeing you there....Read More

Kingdom & Culture Workshop- Singapore

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April 8th, 9am-12 midday Jesus promised that the harvest was plentiful. Yes, there is a shortage of workers and yes, some are closed to the good news, but *God is at work, and there are many who are open and hungry* (Lk 10:1-12). *Why aren't more people coming to know Jesus?* Part of the problem can be found in the observable parallels betwee...Read More

40 days of Prayer & Fasting- 1st March till April 9th for Singapore

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Who:                An informal apostolic network representing a number of different church communities and mission organisations in Singapore   What:               A call to prioritise prayer over these 40 days, listen to what the Father has to say concerning His Kingdom, the harvest, and harvest workers in Singap...Read More

Are we spiritual people?

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As disciple-makers we have a number of challenges.  One challenge is how to be spiritual people. Many cultures around the world have experienced Christianity and had some form of institutional Christianity in society. The secular world knows our ‘rules’ and many have experienced forms of judgement. And people have been turned off Jesus by ‘r...Read More

A God-prepared person

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I glanced happily at the empty seat next to me on the plane. I was tired, it was 11:30pm, and I was getting on an international flight. I was looking forward to at least attempting to get some sleep. With my height, that is wishful thinking, but not having a neighbour increased the odds marginally. Just before the doors closed, Su sat dow...Read More

Contact Details

singapore.connect@praxeis.org

 

Upcoming Events

  • 5 December 2018 – Hub gathering

 

  • 12 December 2018 – Engaging the harvest and people of peace

 

  • 21 December 2018 – Monthly half-night prayer

 

  • Starting May 2019 – Local Missions Training. Please contact us to register your interest.

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