Does God still heal today?

This question will always remain a mere theological debate until it becomes personal when the reality of pain and suffering hits close to home. Does God still heal today? Can God heal my child, my mum, my dad, my brother, my sister, my friends suffering from cancer,...

An atheist’s voice among the people of Israel

When I found out that Peter Singer had written an article about the Israel Folau’s controversy, I expected the worse. “Oh no, what am I going to be treated to!”, I thought. But when I read this article, I just couldn’t believe it. Peter Singer was actually providing...

“I’m not religious!”

When I talk to people about God, I often hear them say: “I’m not religious!” I wonder what they mean by that. My guess is that they associate the word “religion” with belief in God. But is that what a religion is about? If that’s the case, then Zen Buddhism isn’t a...

Easter Fire

As I was recently preparing a talk on John 2:13-25, I heard the news – Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris was on fire. I just couldn’t believe it but I saw the catastrophe on the Internet and on TV – the 13thcentury gothic masterpiece ravaged by ferocious flames bursting...

Two Implications of the Incarnation – amongst many others!

As I’m looking into John’s prologue (1:1-18) for the thousandth time, I thought about two implications of the incarnation – the doctrine according to which “the Word became flesh and dwelt among us” (John 1:14). First implication: Christianity is definitely not like...