These 1,000+ word contributions from 13 other contributing writers provide an ‘inside look’ and 360° view of Heart of God Church Singapore.
Excerpts of contributions
New York Times best-selling author of Without Rival
Co-Founder, Messenger International
Then Pastor Lia shared this insight that put it all into perspective. “The next generation are not our replacements, they’re our reinforcements.” This changed everything...
16, Leader of 130 youths, Social Media Trainer, How & Lia’s daughter
People have said that my dad and mum are great disciplers. I think I deserve at least half the credit because they’ve been practising on me at home. One of the reasons why I am a leader is because HOGC empowers youths. I held responsibilities at 11. Not just me, but a whole generation of youths like me.
Renowned clinical psychologist, church consultant, international conference speaker
As a people-systems consultant, I don’t write as someone who has been impressed by what I’ve witnessed, but rather, someone who has been ‘in-pressed’ by what I’ve experienced.
Executive leadership team, HOGC
One of my most impactful discipleship moments happened during Pastor Lia’s cancer. In fact, it happened right in the middle of her chemotherapy treatment! Who would have thought that even chemo could be used for discipleship?
Two-time Grammy Award winner
Singer-songwriter and worship leader
In some examples of youth ministry, the approach to reaching young people ends up becoming something of a ‘spectator sport’. Heart of God takes a completely opposite approach...
Word of Faith Family Worship Cathedral, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
For more than a decade, I have observed HOGC and it has proven that people rise or fall to meet your level of expectations for them. Pastor How and Pastor Lia have refused to lower their standards for their youth…
And inside stories:
Christian Honegger, Director of Global Relations
Jacob Tan, Board Member in his 60s
Regine Tan, Chief of Staff
Valerie Fifi, Head of Global Partnerships
Take an exclusive peek at John Bevere's contribution, “The Youth Are the Church of Today”.
Best-selling author of The Bait of Satan, Co-Founder, Messenger International
...This shows the window of opportunity we have from the ages of thirteen to twenty-one is pivotal for the development of leadership…
How and Lia
Founders and Authors
We sincerely believed that we were a divine experiment, heaven’s pilot project and earth’s guinea pigs. It took a lot of stupidity and insanity to believe that we could build a youth church, especially without financial backing or a branded movement’s endorsement. If there were a vote on the potential of new church plants, we would probably be voted most likely to crash and burn.