“You’re no fun!” Haven’t we all heard that or something like it? For me, it’s usually been in response to not going to a strip club after an office Christmas party, or stopping drinking before getting drunk when at your mate’s place or at the pub. In society, there is this pervasive perception that if you are a Christian, that means you cannot have fun.Read More›
We all know people who have been badly treated by Christians and Christian institutions. When this bad treatment happens to someone close to us it makes us really angry. As Christians we are angry because Christian leaders are not acting at all like Christ. We know they are departing from Jesus’ way of living and leading. We know that God hates to be misrepresented!Read More›
When you think about Christianity and Christians what picture comes to mind? For some their picture of Christianity is that it steals your fun, is all about rules and Christians are boring. Sadly, this is the misconception many people have, and I can understand why.Read More›
In last week’s blog my colleague, Aaron, emphasised that Christianity is very different from all other religions of the world and showed why every person should seriously consider who Jesus Christ is. This week let’s talk about another common misconception about Christianity: that it is all about religious rituals.Read More›
People often think that Christianity is “just another religion”. Have you ever heard someone say that Jesus is just another religious figure? Why does this even matter? Well, this misconception deeply affects the way you experience life, both now and for eternity.
Here are three reasons why Christianity is so different from all other religions and why every person should seriously consider who Jesus Christ really is.Read More›
Why am I here?
It’s one of the most foundational questions of life, and one of the most intuitive. Something niggles at the back of our consciousness, an awareness that we have a purpose in life, even if we have not found it yet. Many great fiction books tap into this awareness with stories of young people who discover they were born with a great destiny to fulfil. Why do such stories grab the attention of so many readers? Because we understand that things in this world have a reason for being here.Read More›
“How can I help this person in my life really consider Christianity?” You may have asked this question.
I remember asking those very words as I spoke to the woman next to me on a flight to Perth. She had expressed a desire to talk about God, but no matter how I approached the conversation she kept just shutting me down and cutting me off. At first it seemed like she didn’t really want to talk. But every time I went back to my in-flight entertainment, she would interrupt it and start our conversation back up.Read More›
We often hear that faith is matter of personal belief. But for Christians, faith is based on God’s past actions in history as a sign of how he will act in the future. A historical event cannot be recreated but the record of that event can be shown to be accurate and trustworthy.Read More›
It was around 9 years ago when my husband and I were first invited into a Christian community. We were in Singapore back then, and I must say that it’s an encounter that totally changed our lives.Read More›
Have you ever felt like a zombie or is it just me? It’s so easy to just go about your day mindlessly, barely thinking or taking stock of what’s going on around you.Read More›