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Celebrity Pastors

Oct 17, 2021

In the aftermath of the fall of Mars Hill church, it is a good time to explore the rise and fall of celebrity pastors, and what it actually means for the lay Christian. Because this is also happening everywhere in Malaysia.

A celebrity pastor...

Mercy, not Sacrifice

Aug 7, 2021

But go and learn what this means: 'I desire mercy, not sacrifice.' For I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners." – Matthew 9:13 (NIV)
For I desire mercy, not sacrifice, and acknowledgment of God rather than burnt offerings. – Hosea...

Personal Encounters

Apr 6, 2015

I thought that the visiting pastor gave a good sermon on Easter Day. He touched on the topic of doubt. And along the way he brought up the reality that even though one may have had grown up in a Christian home and called himself a Christian, he is...

The Admirable Christian

Mar 28, 2015

As a duty-driven person who tends to do Christian things out of duty (and continue to keep on doing them in a dutiful fashion), I really admire the Christian who is able to serve continually with strong sense of grace and purpose. And even if they...

Regimented Christianity

Jul 28, 2014

Regimented Christianity is the sort of Christianity that seeks to organize the lives of those who are subjected to it.

For one thing, regimented Christianity reasons that you should follow a certain pattern in your life in order to be fruitful and not fall away from the faith.