Drew Sumrall – The Impractical Christ

I have listened to the first part of this video series in which Drew shared that our relationship with Jesus is only authentic when it is born out of true love, and he added that we abandon our faith in Christ when we are obsessed with outcomes in life since true faith in God isn’t…

Convert an atheist – “Fear and Faith” series Part 2

I noted that Derren Brown wanted to conduct an experiment on how religious experiences can be explained by psychology. I have also checked out Peter Rollins’ blog on this subject. He may be a closet atheist though he calls himself a christian atheist who shares a similar ideology that the whole idea of God may…

Faith and doubt are parts of the human experience

“The one who commits themselves to the task of helping people really enter into doubt, unknowing, and ambiguity needs to be ten, twenty, even a hundred times better than those who sell certainty. They have got to be prepared to walk a difficult and often a dangerous path if they wish to invite people into…

People who leave the church

“People who leave the church aren’t necessarily abandoning God… Rather than being marginal churchgoers… 94 percent had been leaders — such as deacons, elders or Sunday school teachers — and 32 percent had been full-time ministers. …for many the break came not because they lost their faith, but because they wanted to save it.” –…

A grace perspective on God’s “discipline”

The misunderstanding of the verse “God disciplines those whom He loves” has turned Christians into sadomasochists and God into their schoolmaster of pain. ~ Mike Myers Mike Myers has nailed it again. We know that the Bible is like a mirror reflection – those who are judgment-minded will read this verse and think it is…

Some Thoughts about Interfaith Dialogues and the Gospel of Grace and Peace

I think it is good that interfaith dialogues are practised in countries like Canada and Singapore. The government of Singapore particularly supports such practices or sessions as it helps promote harmony and peace among people of different faiths or religions. According to this website, the prime minister of Singapore said during an interfaith dialogue: “When…

The gospel and our consciousness (Video transcript)

The following is a transcript of my video “The gospel and our consciousness” which I posted online on 4 July 2011. I have added subheadings to give a sense of organisation to the content. Hello, here am I again. I am going to talk about the gospel. The gospel is the power of God to…