Three culture recommendations from our editors.BY THE EDITORSContinue reading
Easter is a special holy day for the church.
We recognize the pain of Good Friday’s crucifixion and then see the glory of Resurrection Sunday. The resurrection provides hope for all of us as many of us live in despair, pain, suffering and marginalization.
Easter gives us hope. Christ is Risen!Continue reading
I shared my thoughts on “Father, forgive them for they do not know what they do”. It is a difficult passage for me, so I offer my simple understanding of these words in light of the coronavirus pandemic.
Happy Maundy Thursday and peace this holy week. Continue reading
We discussed what the crucifixion and the resurrection of Jesus Christ means for us today.
It is an Easter Special and we are talking about the politics, social and religious context of the crucifixion of Jesus. Continue reading
This is a repost of my last year’s Huffington Post, “Jesus and the Cross“.
I hate to be rejected. Don’t you?
No one likes rejection. Yet, we experience rejection and its pain from an early age. Children feel hurt when, on the playground or in other settings, they are not allowed to play a game with the rest of the kids. Childhood rejection may even be self-inflicted, when we resent the fact that we are afraid to climb up to the top of the Jungle Gym. Continue reading
I have recently been enjoying reading Dr. Sam Tsang blog post. He brings new insight to many biblical passages. I am reposting his latest post, “After Easter, a Bad Week for Christians: China, Sarah Palin, Racial Reconciliation and How to Treat a Single Gal. I suggest you follow his blog…..
I find myself once again distracted from my usual blog about church and preaching to address a few issues I saw on the news. I think these have implications in our church ministry towards our pew sitters. Continue reading