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SINGAPORE In August 2018, Faith welcomed two fellow sisters-in-Christ, Lin Man En and Dong Zhao Mai, from our Acts 1:8 mission field in Nujiang, Myanmar. They are from the Nujiang Counselling Shelter which Faith Methodist Church supports. This is their first time travelling out of their home country, and this trip to Singapore was a wonderful experience for them. Apart from sharing their testimonies at our different services, they also spent a few days exploring Singapore.

Dong Zhao Mai (left) and Lin Man En enjoying local delights.

By Cheryl Tang Translated By Jimaia Wong

Q: PLEASE INTRODUCE YOURSELF. Man En (ME): Hello everyone. We are from Nujiang Counselling Centre, a centre filled with warmth and love. The centre is located in a village near Lashio, Myanmar. My name is Lin Man En, I am 21 years old and I am currently a Second Year Senior High Student in Lashio. Zhao Mai (ZM): My name is Zhao Mai, I am 20 years old, and I am from the Kachin Tribe. I have been in the centre since I was 9 years old. I am also a Second Year Senior High Student in Lashio. Q: WHY ARE YOU IN SINGAPORE? ME and ZM: We are thankful to God for this chance to visit Singapore. We also want to thank our teachers, Cheryl (Tang) and Javis (Jee) for their help in

facilitating this trip. Never in our wildest dreams did we think that coming to Singapore would become a reality one day. But now that we are here, we are so glad to have the opportunity to share our testimony of God’s goodness in our lives. Not only did He save us; He transformed us and gave us new life!

from different countries, first time bowling, and my first time going to a zoo. All these firsts will forever be etched in my mind as wonderful memories.

Q: WHAT IS THE HIGHLIGHT OF THIS TRIP? ME: Coming to Singapore is like a dream come true! I saw many interesting things that I have never seen before, such as skyscrapers and the undersea tunnel (Marina Coastal Expressway aka MCE).

Q: IS THERE ANYTHING YOU ARE NOT USED TO IN SINGAPORE? ME: One thing I may not be used to is the seeming lack of interaction between people. Perhaps it is because everyone is so busy with their lives that even when they see someone they know, they hardly stop to greet them and instead, hurry off to their destination. I only felt the warmth of people when I was at Faith (church).

ZM: I had many firsts coming to Singapore. It was my first time seeing the sea, my first time on a Ferris wheel (The Singapore Flyer), my first time seeing fireworks, first time trying food

ZM: Singaporeans lead a very fulfilling life. But many of them pack their schedules so tightly that they do not have time to enjoy life with their family and friends.

FAITHLINK . JANUARY 2019

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Faithlink (January 2019)  

Faithlink is the magazine of Faith Methodist Church, published 3 times a year for internal circulation within the congregation of Faith and...

Faithlink (January 2019)  

Faithlink is the magazine of Faith Methodist Church, published 3 times a year for internal circulation within the congregation of Faith and...

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