Singapore Is A Secular Society. Too Bad We Can’t Agree On What ‘Secular’ Means

Watain has been banned, but the end result is surely not ‘social harmony’. On the contrary, MHA’s last-minute prohibition has stoked widespread resentment towards the Christian community for its alleged role in ‘pressuring’ the government, and for ‘imposing’ its...

Coming Out As Transgender To My Christian Family – “I Had To Question Everything I Believed”

Warning: This article contains content that some may find triggering. Most people go by the pronouns ‘he’ or ‘she’ but for me, it’s neither. Instead, like many non-binary individuals, I identify with ‘they’ and ‘them’. Growing up, there were always signs that I wasn’t...

Here’s how the Conversation Around Religion and LGBTQ Needs to Change This Year

Top image: Zula 2018 has seen the local LGBTQ community through many milestones. In July, the year’s Pink Dot continued to draw snaking crowds in Hong Lim Park despite an outright ban on foreign participants and fervent disagreement from many local citizens. In...

Christianity That Doesn’t Want to Convert You? Some Christians are Making This a Reality, Starting at Home

Last year, a Christian friend emphatically expressed that she hoped to purchase a resale flat with her fiancé, because resale flats were generally bigger than newer Build-to-Order (BTO) units. The larger space would allow her to turn her house into a home ministry. As...

Why does Piper avoid politics and its tendencies? // Ask Pastor John

In general, Pastor John avoids talking about politics, news and hot trends. Why does he not deal with such cultural problems more often? On social networks, why does John Piper avoid talking about politics, news and trends? This is a great question from an alert...