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Widows, Strangers, Orphans: Journeying with the Poor

December 20, 2016
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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 with... 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!

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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 Vanier). Walter... Read More | Share it now!

June 22, 2015
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Biblical counseling and demons

  My wife and I have had in-depth training in counseling, biblical counseling and family counseling, even parenting. I first ventured into counseling when on the edge of divorce I became desperate and sought help. When I found it worked, I... Read More | Share it now!

June 2, 2015
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Biblical giving

Giving honestly….. Most of what we say is “Christian giving” is actually not biblical giving. Many Christians are content to give their tithes to their church (I mean the rich churches, not the ones in the slums) unthinkingly. If they look... Read More | Share it now!

June 2, 2015
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Our arrogance and our liturgy

In general, no one in the protestant evangelical church knows how to give a homily. The reason is obvious. No one there understands anymore the liturgy. We in the evangelical community evangelizes fervently and constantly but we do not realize that the... Read More | Share it now!

June 2, 2015
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How to hide the Bible

Many misguided evangelical Christians think (wrongly) that by dishing out or reciting Bible verses, they attain a certain magical power like a chanted Hindu mantra. They think having bible verses in verse number and chapter or literal verbatim... Read More | Share it now!

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