Issue 22

July - August 2017

This issue is all about social media! Are we using it wisely to glorify God or ourselves? Do our friends’ Instagram feeds and #squadgoals hashtags cause us to feel envious or discontented? We share ways to step back and re-evaluate how the online world can affect us adversely. Also, should we watch 13 Reasons Why? Read on to find out more!

In This Issue

inspiration

Spotlight: Audrey Tan Fighting To Create A World Without Poverty

A co-founder of two social enterprises by her mid-20s, Audrey Tan is not one to sit still. DOROTHEA WONG finds out what drives Audrey to keep going.

love · media · wisdom

Review: “13 Reasons Why”; Should I Watch It?

The riveting story of Hannah Baker and her tragic suicide has gripped teens across the world. But apart from swooning over lead actors, Dylan Minnette and Katherine Langford, is this series really worth watching?

devotionals

Choosing Contentment

“And from that time on Saul kept a jealous eye on David.” 1 Samuel 18:9

challenge

Twenty-One Days Of Thankfulness

Have you ever stopped to thank God for all the people in your life? KALLOS challenges you to 21 days of thankfulness!

media

When No One Is Following

More than one social media account? HANNAH LEUNG reflects on the dangers of carving out a private space on Instagram.

prayer · world

A Date With A Japanese School Girl

What if you were offered a job that paid you to chill at a café, eat your favourite food and play card games while hanging out with someone who wants to hear more about your day at school? Sounds harmless. Would you take up the offer? What if you knew that that “someone” was a 40-year old man who might touch you inappropriately? Today, many Japanese schoolgirls are found in this risky situation.