NCCS Statement

NCCS Statement on MRHA Ammendments 2019


Postmodernism and the Church

This essay is a slightly revised version of a talk that I gave at the Baptist Pastors Fellowship a number of years ago. I am unable to recall the exact date of this talk.  What is Postmodernism? The term ‘postmodern’ has become something of a buzzword today. It is a . . . . Continue Reading »


The Hebrew “Bechor ” and Jesus’ Discipleship Legacy

In recent years, we witness unprecedented leadership changes in governments, state institutions and big corporations. With such changes, new teams with their new heads will somehow aim to outdo or even eradicate the legacy of their predecessors. Instead of building on the good work of the previous team, the new . . . . Continue Reading »


Bonhoeffer on Church and State (Part 1)

One of the most challenging and compelling works on Christian ethics produced during the chaos and confusion of the Second World War is by the German theologian, Dietrich Bonhoeffer. An anti-Nazi dissident, Bonhoeffer was executed for plotting against the Fürer, Adolf Hitler, on 9 April 1945 just before the collapse . . . . Continue Reading »


An Anatomy of Hope

The dawn of a brand new year does different things to different people. To some, it may bring a sense of excitement and anticipation. To others, it may infuse a sense of foreboding, dread and trepidation. But many, I dare say, step into the new year with the hope that . . . . Continue Reading »



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The speaker shows his wealth of learning and experience that is really beneficial.

Participant of ‘’Trinitarian Ethics: Implications for Christian Formation’’ lecture.

Very well and needfully stated, Dr Leow (Theng Huat). Exactly the very same concern I have deep in me.    

Reader of ‘’Inter-Religious Dialogue: Compromise of Faith or Expression of Conviction?’’

... your writings and works have built up many aspects of my interior foundation as relating to God’s words and also the meaning of being a Christian.

Ethos reader

The article “Divine Genocide” is extremely helpful and insightful to aid me in my understanding regarding Joshua 's 'brutal' military actions against the Canaanites - in relation to the 'occasional' and 'general' command. Something I will share with my cell members tomorrow evening.

Ethos reader

Very interesting topics and relevant issues in today’s generation.

Excellent overview of ideas and views from all sides of the debate.

- Participant of “Science and the Christian Faith” Conference.