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NCCS Letter on the Wuhan Coronavirus 2020


Sharing God’s Earth: A Christian Vision of the Environment, Justice and Human Flourishing

This essay is a slightly revised version of a talk that I gave at the East Asia Region 2020 Electronic Pre-Assembly of the Council for World  Mission on 2 April 2020. Let me begin with some words from Scripture. From the sixth chapter of Micah: He has shown you, O . . . . Continue Reading »


Stopping Euthanasia, Revering Life – Some ideas for Christians

In his book, Darwin’s Dangerous Idea, Daniel Dennett writes about a mythical substance known as “universal acid”, something so corrosive that it will eat through anything that it came into contact with, transforming everything it applies to. While such a substance is mythical, the same cannot be said for certain . . . . Continue Reading »


Boon and Bane of AI

In an animated debate with Elon Mask at the three-day World Artificial Intelligence Conference in Shanghai in August 2019, Jack Ma, the co-founder of Alibaba, insisted that artificial intelligence poses no threat to humanity. ‘Computers may be smart’, Ma said to the industrialist behind Tesla and SpaceX, ‘but human beings . . . . Continue Reading »


Be As Little Children

Truly, I say to you, whoever does not receive the kingdom of God like a child shall not enter it. (Mark 10:15) One of the most endearing portrayals of Jesus in the Synoptic Gospels is found in Mark 10, which describes His warm reception of the children who were brought . . . . 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.

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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.