NCCS Statement

Advanced Maternal Age (AMA) in IVF: NCCS’ Response to the Proposal by the PAP Women’s Wing


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 »


Nature, Climate Change, and God’s Faithfulness

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 left unattenuated.  Simply put, nature is unravelling under the weight . . . . Continue Reading »


On Welcoming the Other

In her book, Making Room, Christine Pohl said something that is immutably true about the relationship between Christianity and the practice of hospitality. “Hospitality,” she wrote nearly 20 years ago, “is a way of life fundamental to Christian identity. Its mysteries, riches and difficulties are revealed most fully as it . . . . Continue Reading »


Faith Working Through Love

One of the predilections of moderns like us—our habit of mind, if you will—is to put asunder the things that belong together and should be conjoined. A striking example is the modern tendency to drive a wedge between faith and good works, and between evangelism and social action. This divorce . . . . 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.    

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... 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.

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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.

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