Connecting Faith and Life

An Irony on Easter Morning!

A careful reader of the Bible cannot miss the Easter Morning Irony. Take a look at the two disciples walking down the road to Emmaus from Jerusalem (Luke 24:13-35). They were downcast, dejected and confused. Why downcast? They had been with…

Seeking the Truth about Transgenderism

Hello, I would like to know the biblical insight on transgenderism  and other sexual defects of the human body. There are lots of issues like hermaproditism and intersexualism . Please try to clear these issues up with sound doctrine. There…

Sex – Change!

After late dinner, I tuned on the TV to National Geographic channel at 11 pm this Friday. The program was titled Taboo…curious enough I stayed put to watch it till the end. The first case study was about a married couple who were in their…

Don’t Be At Haste…

Have you ever been a victim of Hasty Generalization? Let me explain what I’m talking about with an illustration. (Disclaimer: All characters appearing in this illustration are fictitious. Any resemblance to real persons, living or dead is…

Modesty: A Dying Virtue

About ten years ago, as I can recall, it became common for young women -- my peers -- to wear spaghetti strap tank tops, leaving their bra straps visible to the public gaze. When this practice first came to my attention, I was, in agreement…

Is Modesty an Issue in the Church Today?

Yes. And it's not just a problem for males. Women have issues with it as well. But it is true that males are more visually spring-loaded to lust or to think unhelpful thoughts when they see a certain picture or person, so that's where I'll…

Dressed to Glorify God

Slutwalk was first held in Toronto after a police officer outraged women world over when he said in a speech to university students, “Women should avoid dressing like sluts in order not to be victimized.” What started as a protest in one…

Sex Life: A Personal Choice?

When 87 yr old Tiwari, a former senior politician, was put to shame for fathering a son out of wedlock and then denying it, his unwitting remark was, “This is my personal matter. The country should not waste its time on this.” A reputed…

Learning to Let it Go…

Just the other day, I was watching the movie Hansie, a remarkable and true account of the former South African Cricketer, Hansie Cronje (1969-2002). After years of isolation from the international community (because of apartheid), when the…