A Response to “Let’s Stop Singing These 10 Worship Songs”

February 23, 2015

My main problem with this article is that the author makes no distinction between her stronger and weaker reasons, and simply presents ten songs we shouldn’t sing as though they are equally faulty. There is a significant difference between a song that is theologically incorrect, to that of one that is theologically lacking, and again to that of one which can cause discomfort to certain people. Bundling all these reasons as sufficient basis to tell someone not to sing those songs feels quite lacking.

But what exactly were the criticisms to each song, and are those reasonable?

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Basketball Ministry

October 25, 2014

I have a love-hate relationship with the “basketball ministry” of my home church.

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Same Sex Marriage

October 22, 2014

Recently, there was an article about Hillsong’s stance on same-sex marriage that made its way among people I know. The article was about the author’s disappointment on how Hillsong, as a church (I did not know Hillsong is a church) is not making a stance when it comes to same sex marriage. And since I told a friend of mine I wanted to write about something controversial, I figured this is an apt subject matter.

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Fault Finding and Christianity

October 12, 2014

I am, by nature, a fault finder. I have the inclination to nitpick about faults, mistakes, and things that could have been better. Criticizing things comes naturally to me. Now I manage this part of myself in order to behave like a normal human being by balancing this with the apathetic part of me. After finding fault in something, I can just opt to shrug my shoulders and not care about it. That way, I can choose to not dwell on it and move on. However, things get a bit complicated when it comes to matters of the church, where we’re taught that we should care.

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Yoked With Unbelievers

July 23, 2014

Let’s take some time to reflect on the age old concept of not marrying unbelievers.

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Why I Am No Longer Going Into Full-Time Ministry

April 30, 2014

A friend of mine once asked me why I am no longer going into full-time ministry as I once planned. I answered that it’s a long story, and I’ll eventually just write about it. Well, looks like now is the time.

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Church Discipline and Restoration

July 9, 2011

Since our recent bible study topic was about God’s justice, it kind of makes sense that an off-shoot reflection on the said topic would be on church discipline. And somehow, the topic is quite relevant to today.

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