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By: Chong Teck

by Steven Chan 24 April 2011 In Nov. 2003, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled that barring same-sex couples from civil marriage was unconstitutional. Later on, the court stated that “segregating same-sex unions from opposite-sex unions cannot possibly be held rationally to advance or preserve” the governmental aim of encouraging “stable adult relationships for the good of the individual and…

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by Steven Chan 09 January 2011 The recent controversy about the purported request by governmental authorities to remove crucifixes in a meeting place so as not to offend a visiting dignitary is food for thought especially as regards the Christian’s response to similar situations. The issue raises a few points that need careful consideration from the biblical perspective so that…

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by Steven Chan 17 April 2011 Have you ever felt being in a hopeless situation? The Bible describes that scenario in Lamentations 3: 17-18: “You have moved my soul far from peace; I have forgotten prosperity. And I said, “My strength and my hope have perished from the LORD.” When (and not IF) we find ourselves feeling hopeless or despondent,…

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by Steven Chan 10 April 2011 This past week, it was reported in the London newspapers that the body of an 18 year old student at Imperial College, London, was found in the lake in Hyde Park, after he had been missing since March 22, 2011. According to accounts of those who saw him last, he had been drinking with…

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by Steven Chan 03 April 2011 Staying in the middle of God’s truth and not going to the left nor to the right, is what God expects of us: Deut 5:32: “Therefore you shall be careful to do as the LORD your God has commanded you; you shall not turn aside to the right hand or to the left”. Deut…

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by Steven Chan 02 January 2011 It is the declared will of God that He “will have all men to be saved, and to come unto the knowledge of the truth” (I Tim 2:4) and so He is “not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance” (2 Pet 3:9). Hence, in John 3:16 we read…

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by Anonymous 29 May 2011 Team: Richard Lee & Cornelius (Cheras), Ai Lin(Subang), Caroline & yours truly (Klang), Eddy & Sharon, (Jurong, S’pore) Talugtug Church of Christ is a 3 ½ hours drive from the Clark airport. It is one of the outreach of the Jurong Church of Christ. We heard there were about 20 plus members. So going for…

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by Steven Chan 6 June 2011 A total of 118 people participated in the 2nd Annual Inter-Congregational Church Camp that was held at the NUBE Center at Port Dickson from 30th May – 1 June 2011. Brethren from 10 congregations (namely: Ipoh, KL, Section 17, Subang Jaya, Kota Kemuning, Kuantan, Melaka, Johor Baru, Lim Ah Pin & Jurong) joined the…

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by Khoo Tze Wei 19 June 2011 If memory serves me well, this is the 10th year that the Youth Enrichment Seminar (Y.E.S) has been held. A brief check of the schedule of past seminars (and in fact any camp organized by the church) reveals common terms – lessons, games, devotion, singing and the like. The instinctive thought then, is…

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by Steven Chan, 26 June 2011 Some say that any church is okay so long as the church makes us feel comfortable. Others say that there’s no perfect church so any church will do so long as we feel welcomed in that church. There are also those who say that the church is not important – what’s really important is…