Forced Exit

January 2020 Credo In 2008, Khaw Boon Wan, who was then Minister for Health, made a number of cryptic statements to the local press about the possible legalisation of euthanasia in Singapore. Responding to the minister’s veiled suggestion with enthusiasm, the Straits...

The Temptations of Aging

December 2019 Credo 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 Bible teacher Dr Harry Ironside was once heard praying,...

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...

Whose Calendar? Which Rhythm?

November 2019 Credo It was but a brief encounter. Due to overwhelming firepower, Team A made short work of Team B. The latter put up a gallant resistance, but, due to the lack of support, succumbed quickly. In the end, Team B was swept into the dustbin of history, to...

Faith and Culture

November 2019 Credo 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 associated with it. But...