Engaging Chinese Rituals: Perspectives & Approaches

February 2020 Feature Many Chinese families observe rituals during Chinese New Year. Christians sometimes wonder whether they should partake in certain rituals, such as offering joss sticks to ancestors or hiring professional Lion dancers, which are believed to bring...

Christian Humanism

January 2020 Feature The Humanist UK website describes a “humanist” as someone who (1) trusts the scientific method when it comes to understanding how the universe works and rejects the idea of the supernatural (and is therefore an atheist or agnostic), (2) makes...

Nature, Climate Change, and God’s Faithfulness

December 2019 Feature Article 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...

The Roots and Fruits of Marriage

November 2019 Feature Conflicting ideas about marriage are emerging today. Some of these have come into the church too. For Christians, it is necessary to reflect on the origins of the institution of marriage and what its primary purpose is. Our answers must be drawn...

Time to Open our Eyes?

September 2019 Feature Article The “Conversion” of Karl Barth The great Swiss-German theologian Karl Barth famously underwent a “conversion” in his theological outlook. He started his career as a theological “liberal”. This was no surprise given that his teachers were...