Posts Tagged ‘Religion’

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...)

"Myths" about hell

Friday, November 6th, 2015

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

I was walking home from the MRT station the other day when a lady stopped me in my tracks and extended her arm. She was holding a small pamphlet and like most of the people who usually stop commuters, I assumed she was handing out commercial brochures, with latest promotions to food or clothes nearb (Read more...)

Thoughts on the City Harvest Church verdict

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015

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

Believing no matter what? From CHC FB
OCT 21, 2015 — After almost three years in court, the City Harvest Church (CHC) trial finally came to a conclusion today, with all six leaders found guilty of their charges. It is far from a definite end, however, as there is possibility of appeals and the senten (Read more...)

TRT220715: Oh, how small we humans are

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015

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



1. Stumbled across two articles today that made me feel  incredibly small. Both of them are on Wait Buy Why blog and both are incredibly well-written (tbh all of the posts are well-written, the author deserves a Nobel prize in blogging). One dealt with the Fermi Paradox while the other the (Read more...)

Reacting to the LGBT ruling as a Christian

Monday, June 29th, 2015

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


My Facebook feed has erupted into a rainbow war of sorts after the recent same-sex marriage ruling in the United States. As Christian, my stand should be clear, as how some of my fellow believers put it. That I should be against the ruling. That I should feel sad and angry that today, the definition (Read more...)

"Family", "Marriage" and Heterocentrism

Saturday, May 30th, 2015

This post is a reprint of a post by Sam Ho that originally appeared at Sam's thoughts.

As always, I get quite irritated at the use of "family" and "marriage" rhetoric to discriminate against people who do not identify as cisgendered or heterosexual.

There are 2 commonly used statements that deserve attention and scrutiny.

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"Gay marriage and the gay agenda seeks to redefine mar (Read more...)

The question of the 42 boys and the bear

Sunday, May 17th, 2015

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

I read the new post that the boy posted up today — despite telling myself that I should not because I don't want to indulge his need for attention any longer — but I just could not help it. I wanted to hear his side of the story, to make my own judgment. And I wanted to see how he described the coun (Read more...)