“But don’t you think life is worth all the suffering we go through?” I was surprised by my own question, wondering myself if life was indeed worthy, compared to the […]
A previous post of mine was a confession that I fear chaos, I fear the brokenness of this world that seems to threaten at every term. Coupled with this is the […]
There’s a well known scene in the 2006 cult classic Nacho Libre where Nacho, a hapless monk who aspires to be a Luchador, and Esqueleto, his emaciated unbaptized sidekick, are […]
When talking about Christianity and its historical origins with people, I have been asked by many: what about the gospels not included in the Bible? Why were they not chosen? […]
I was standing in a line at the hospital reception desk recently when I decided to start imagining. It started innocently enough. As I was standing there watching the receptionist mechanically dispensing […]
Religion can breed both violence and peace – the same religion, that is. I found this curious thesis reading recently Miroslav Volf’s A Public Faith. For Volf, a Croatian theologian […]
I hate it when well-meaning people tell me that God has a plan for my life. Why do I hate it, you might ask? Because it is exactly what I’m […]
From the agony of Job and the psalmists in the Bible, to the protest of the searching agnostic nowadays, we do all seem to want a more visible, more extravagant, less modern God.
Q: There are lots of religions in the world. So how can a Christian presume that his religion is the only right one? A: Short answer: A Christian shouldn’t presume […]
There is an idea strangely attractive to the modern mind: the assumption that to believe in something is somehow inherently naïve, but to be sceptical is somehow inherently intelligent.