Notwithstanding the constant drumbeat of climate change “doubters” in the U.S. government today, there is overwhelming evidence that climate change and the effects of global warming are not only real, but will pose an existential threat to human society if
When we speak of ‘culture’, what do we mean? It is a notoriously slippery term, especially so when an Australian is writing for an unseen global readership! Culture can be ‘your culture’, ‘my culture’ or ‘our culture’. It can be
If I say, “Surely the darkness shall cover me, and the light about me be night,” even the darkness is not dark to you; the night is bright as the day, for darkness is as light with you. —Psalm 139:11-12
Many years ago, I met a group of Chinese Christians who do not believe in celebrating the Lunar New Year. The festival, in their view, has its roots in a pagan (Chinese) culture and is inextricably bound to the superstitions
As we celebrate Christmas, we want to embrace the true meaning and celebration of the season; the remembrance of Christ’s arrival and our Saviour’s humbling sacrifice.
Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. Psalm 23:4 (ESV) In Psalm 23, David tells us how
“Oh that You would bless me indeed and enlarge my border, and that Your hand might be with me, and that You would keep me from harm that it may not pain me!” And God granted him what he requested.
God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear though the earth gives way, though the mountains be moved into the heart of the sea. Psalm 46:1-2 In the last two verses
Dear fellow participants in God’s mission, Grace and peace to you in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ. This essay is replicated here by kind permission of the 24:14 Network, who previously published it. The whole world has been impacted
On 31 December 2019, Wuhan, the largest metropolitan region in China’s Hubei province reported an outbreak of cases of people who have become ill with an inexplicable respiratory infection (‘pneumonia of unknown aetiology’). Sequencing reveals that the culprit is a
One can start well in a race, but things can go wrong along the way, so much so that he may not even end the race. Or he may end badly. It was perhaps with this in mind that renowned
“That Your way may be known on earth, Your saving power among all nations.”—Psalm 67:2 Since 2017, The Bible Society of Singapore (BSS) has been honouring the selfless service of individuals who have helped further the Bible Mission in their