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Smart Phones and Not-so-smart Persons?

Author: Rev. Dr. Andrew Peh Apple officially released the first iPhone on June 29, 2007, and with almost ten upgrades later, it has brought about significant changes in our lives.  In tandem, the development of the Android smartphones, has revolutionised

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Imitatio Christi

Author: Dr. Roland Chia In their book, As Iron Sharpens Iron, Howard and William Hendricks emphasise the importance of spiritual mentoring before the idea became fashionable in evangelicalism. Stressing the cruciality of this work of spiritual direction in the Church, they

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Covid Vaccines and Abortion

Author: Dr. Roland Chia The roll-out of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine in March is seen by many as a welcome boost to efforts to get the world immunised against the Covid-19 virus. Unlike the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, which

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Teach Your Children Well

Author: Dr. Roland Chia In arguably one of their most iconic songs, the folk rock group of the 1970s, Crosby, Stills and Nash, offers this perennially sound advice: “Teach your children well, / Their father’s hell did slowly go by.”

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Navigating the Metaverse

Author: Dr. Roland Chia On October 28, 2021, Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook made two media-grabbing announcements. The first has to do with the rebranding of Facebook as Meta, and the second is that his company hopes to create

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The Beauty of Music

Author:  Dr Billy Kristanto  Music can be said to be a universal language that every society cannot live without. Whether simple or complex, music has been proven to be one of the most beautiful gifts from God to humankind. We can

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Theology and Film: Seeing the Sacred on the Silver Screen

Since the late 1880s, interaction between cinema and the church has been both colorful and engaging. In the last ninety years, the church’s reception of film has shifted from hostility and rejection to acceptance. Today, the use of films as