Qing Ming rituals: What’s appropriate for a Christian?

Every April, Chinese all over the world observe Qing Ming (清明节). As Christians, however, we are caught in a bind because as much as we want to maintain harmonious relationships with our family members, our inability to participate in the religious rituals makes us come across as unfilial children. How should we as Christians respond whenever Qing Ming is around the corner?

基督徒对于废除《刑事法典》第 377A 节条款的回应

李显龙总理在今年的国庆群众大会中公布了有关《刑事法典》第 377A 节条款将被废除的发表,男性之间的性行为将不再视为刑事罪行。李总理也强调政府将会维护现有一男一女的夫妻婚姻制度。政府将修改宪法保护婚姻现有的定义,不让它在法庭上受到挑战。

A Christian Response to the Repeal of Section 377A of the Penal Code

At the National Day Rally this year, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced the Government’s intention to repeal Section 377A of the Penal Code (“377A”) and decriminalise sex between men. PM Lee also announced that the Government would protect the definition of marriage between a man and a woman from being challenged constitutionally in the courts and would amend the Constitution in order to protect it.

On nurturing the young

An article published on the CNA website in 2021 states that according to the Singapore Census 2020, “20 per cent of Singapore residents had no religious affiliation in 2020”. This…

Virtuous Living and Creation Care

The question that is receiving some attention among politicians, policy-makers and stakeholders is whether individuals or institutions should bear the greatest responsibility for solving the current climate crisis.

The sacrament of the ordinary

Some Christians are prone to think that the Christian life is a series of spiritual “mountaintop” experiences. The Christian life must be radical and exciting, filled with inspiring supernatural encounters…

Lenten Reflections

We asked some Methodists for their thoughts and responses about the season of Lent. What are yours?   What is the one thing I will remember Jesus for during this…