Posts Tagged ‘Religion’

Japan (Kyoto) – A Date with the Gates of Fushimi Inari Shrine

Sunday, July 3rd, 2016

This post is a reprint of a post by Darren Ng that originally appeared at Explore Life Lah!.

Date of Exploration : 30 Mar 2016

This iconic landmark of Japan needs no introduction but ironically, its name is not be very well-known. Before coming here, I didn't know it is called Fushimi Inari Shrine and only referred to it as "that place with the orange tunnel of wooden pillars and beams". Hav (Read more...)

Japan (Kyoto) – Tofukuji Temple : The Home of Zen

Monday, June 27th, 2016

This post is a reprint of a post by Darren Ng that originally appeared at Explore Life Lah!.

Date of Exploration : 30 Mar 2016

Coming to Tofukuji Temple (東福寺) was actually an afterthought as we had time since our visit to Fushimi Inari Shrine concluded early. But after coming here, I regretted not making it one of the key attractions to see while in Kyoto so that more time could have been al (Read more...)

Japan (Nara) – Todaiji : The Great Eastern Temple of Shingon Buddhism

Saturday, May 14th, 2016

This post is a reprint of a post by Darren Ng that originally appeared at Explore Life Lah!.

Date of Exploration : 2 Apr 2016

Ranked amongst one of Japan's most important historical landmarks and a major Buddhist temple in the country, Todaiji (東大寺 Great Eastern Temple) is an attraction that matches the nation's religious devotion in scale and presence.

We almost skipped a pop over to this cr (Read more...)

Japan (Nara) – Kasuga Taisha Shrine of Lanterns

Sunday, May 8th, 2016

This post is a reprint of a post by Darren Ng that originally appeared at Explore Life Lah!.

Date of Exploration : 2 Apr 2016

It wasn't easy to break free from the adorable deer of Nara Park but when we finally managed to break free from their disarming cuteness through restraint from taking any more photos of them, we finally made our way to Kasuga Taisha (Kasuga Grand Shrine 春日大社).

A key at (Read more...)

Porn is a Threat to Virility only because we’re so afraid to talk about it

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

This post is a reprint of a post by Luke Phang that originally appeared at lukeyishandsome(dot)com.

//"The only way out of this is to realize that God made us and our sexuality for a purpose. God made us for Himself—to know Him and to be known by Him. He wants us to see that the only way to think correctly about pornography is within the moral universe that He Himself has created. That means under (Read more...)

PAS Malaysia to Catholic Archbishop of Singapore: "Hey, we’re not that different after all!"

Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

This post is a reprint of a post by Luke Phang that originally appeared at lukeyishandsome(dot)com.


Okay, they didn't really say that. But I would imagine them telling Archbishop William Goh's message on Madonna's upcoming concert in Singapore. He said that it is the Catholics' "moral obligation not to support those who denigrate and insult religion" and that "there is no neutrality in faith; one (Read more...)

Daily thought: Can someone be a Christian without attending church?

Tuesday, December 29th, 2015

This post is a reprint of a post by Luke Phang that originally appeared at lukeyishandsome(dot)com.



I was sitting in church the other day when this question popped up in my mind. What does it mean to be a Christian nowadays? How would you identify someone as a Christian?

The answer would be quite simple, I suppose. Ask any Christians this question and their answer would not be very different. A Chr (Read more...)

Daily thought: To evangelise, or not to evangelise as a Christian?

Sunday, December 13th, 2015

This post is a reprint of a post by Luke Phang that originally appeared at lukeyishandsome(dot)com.

A Christian pastor debates with students in Texas

Discussions on NUSWhispers are normally not very exciting, usually revolving around issues like studies or advice on relationships. But recent discussions on religion and evangelisation caught my eyes because most of the posts received numerous likes (Read more...)

Daily Thought: When all you need is a listening ear

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

This post is a reprint of a post by Luke Phang that originally appeared at lukeyishandsome(dot)com.

NOT REALLY TEA: It's a place for you to listen, or to find someone to listen

I've been hanging around a site called 7 Cups of Tea (or abbreviated as 7 Cups) a lot lately. It's a site that I came across on my newsfeed, where a friend was sharing it saying that it's a perfect site for you to talk (Read more...)

Daily thought: After #CHCtrial, predicting what the die-hard supporters are most likely to say

Friday, November 20th, 2015

This post is a reprint of a post by Luke Phang that originally appeared at lukeyishandsome(dot)com.

CELL GROUP: The faces of the six CHC leaders who were sentenced. Photo: Business Times

Eight years, six years, three years and 21 months. These are among some of the sentences meted out to the six CHC leaders who were charged for criminal breach of trust. After much fanfare and drama surrounding (Read more...)