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Church in the "New Normal": Should I Start Going Back?

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After five months, I finally went back to church last week. I had expected it to be an emotional event for me, but I have to confess—it wasn’t, really.

Controversies In Church: It's Not About What We Say

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Is it okay to pray for a miracle healing? Can we speak in tongues? Can a woman preach at the pulpit? Should the church support anti-homosexual laws? What’s the church’s stand on abortion? What should we do with an errant pastor? Is there a “correct” version of the Bible? Can we play the drums in worship? Should Christians drink alcohol?

My Quarter-Life Crisis: The Day I Went Berserk

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I knew something was wrong the moment I started kicking the boxes below my desk. I’m normally a quiet, self-restrained person (no, really), but that day, something in me just snapped.

Why We Want Wonder Woman

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Okay, the bottom-line first: Wonder Woman is watchable. (Oh, and the movie’s great too.) If you haven’t seen Gal Gadot, the Israeli model-turned-actress who debuted on the big screen in 2009 (Fast & Furious) is good looking. Extremely good looking.

Have I taken God for granted?

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I’m back in court again. No, not that one. This one is an internal court of conflicting thoughts and feelings about my faith and my actions.

Please don’t jump, there’s hope

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I was just about to leave for work when a policeman knocked on my door. “Sir, do you know of any elderly woman living along this floor?”

Why did God Create a World that He Knew was Going to Go Wrong eventually?

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This introduction that you’re reading now is really my third. Twice, I wrote a few paragraphs, only to remove them after finding that they were going nowhere. Despite having spent a couple of hours coming up with the first two versions, it wasn’t really difficult to click on “delete”. I mean, why continue something that is flawed?

Still Grieving 18 Months on

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It’s been a year and a half since my grandmother passed away, and I still cannot bear to think about her. It is said that you should not deny your feelings or suppress them, but confront them and deal with them. But I can’t.

What if There was No Church?

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It’s probably hard to imagine not having a church around, at least in some form. It could be a building—a grand old cathedral, a modern theatre, a space in an office block, or someone’s house, generously opened up for use on Sundays.