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...

Conditional Immortality

October 2019 Credo In a 1990 article entitled “The Destruction of the Finally Impenitent,” Clark Pinnock argues that the traditional notion of an eternal punishment for unbelievers needs to be rejected as it was “an outrageous doctrine, a theological and moral...

An Anatomy of Hope

October 2019 Credo 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...

Reclaiming and Renewing Creation

September 2019 Credo Creation Reclaimed Modern philosophy, which began with Descartes, is premised on the idea that objective knowledge is possible only if the cognitive agent first separates himself mentally from the external world around him. Kant reinforced the...

Seven Mountains Mandate

September 2019 Credo Reader’s Question: How should biblical Christians assess Dominion Theology or the Seven Mountain Mandate? According to the leaders of the movement called the New Apostolic Reformation (NAR), God in these last days will empower the church and her...