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Widows, Strangers, Orphans: Journeying with the Poor

May 23, 2019
by raineer chu
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Christians and the internet

one of the reasons for posting in your FB is to help the rest of your friends filter and scrutinize news and facts online. many people mistakenly think that now with internet it is so much easier to learn than before but soon they realize how wrong... Read More | Share it now!

January 25, 2018
by raineer chu
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a theoretical model for development workers

I don’t really believe that those who don’t learn from history are doomed to repeat it. We have a similar saying: “Ang hindi marunong lumingon sa pinangalingan ay hindi makakarating sa paroroonan.”   But it has some... Read More | Share it now!

April 9, 2017
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The rich needs the poor

In fact, contrary to what many believe, it is the rich who needs the poor and not vice versa.   Take a look at 1 John 3.17…   If anyone has a surplus of the world’s goods and sees a brother in need and does not provide for... Read More | Share it now!

April 2, 2017
by raineer chu
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Can the rich spend their money anyway they want?

Our spirituality always has a physical concrete material expression. It is not enough to just tell a poor hungry man, “God bless you.”   If one of you says to them, “Go in peace; keep warm and well fed,” but does nothing... Read More | Share it now!

December 20, 2016
by raineer chu
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In the world but not of the world

The saying, politics makes strange bedfellows, should be a serious reminder for Christians, now that we are nearing national election time. Once inside the realm of politics, Christians will suddenly realize that they are now shoulder to shoulder... Read More | Share it now!

September 27, 2016
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words are meant to hide their meaning

Words were always meant to hide their meanings.. There is a conspiracy to only hear words and to only hear with our minds. This is very satanic. It has plunged the world into darkness. When we ask someone how he is and he says I am fine, we take that... Read More | Share it now!

lando ceniza

June 19, 2016
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is it a sin to buy property in the slums

is it a sin to buy property in the slums June 19, 2016 by Raineer Chu | 0 comments Is it immoral for the poor to buy lands in the slums? – the situation is where the poor buys property in the slums, rights only, from a seller who is also a... Read More | Share it now!

August 1, 2015
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The reality of Christ

Once upon a time, Jesus was so real to us. We called that moment, born again. Our theology about permanent and once-for-all salvation made us think that the born again experience was the main and permanent encounter. This is in contrast to the orthodox... Read More | Share it now!

June 27, 2015
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ambivalence and benevolent dictatorship

Benevolent dictatorship is common with Korean Christian ministries. They are paternalistic and they control all powers and make all decisions. Everyone else is subordinate. The reason it works is they convince all those under them to work hard because... Read More | Share it now!

June 26, 2015
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Stories and narratives that empower the poor

I have written in my blog earlier about how we can read the Bible from the bottom up, no longer from the perspective of power and wealth but from the perspective of poverty and weakness (on a downward mobility in the tradition of Jean... Read More | Share it now!

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