Articles by

Kenneth Chew

Apologetics

Don’t depend on the church to give you all the answers

Christianity is sometimes described as a metaphorical lens. C S Lewis wrote: “I believe in Christianity as I believe the sun has risen, not only because I see it, but because by it, I see...

Apologetics

On Joy: The darkest depths of despair, and the dangerous duty of delight

Joy? What joy? Minds overwhelmed, we rage, avenge and despair. Our fathers turned to booze. These days it’s mantras, happiness summits, self-improvement gurus, personality tests and...

Singlehood

Redeeming broken dreams: A journey of spiritual motherhood

“Sometimes when I see kids running around, I imagine them as my own,” Deb remarks. She gazes into the distance through moist, red eyes. Coughing out a few girlish giggles, she quickly...

Health

Faith and fitspo: When are we merely worshipping golden calves?

Fitness, once culturally confined to small communities of professional strength sports, bodybuilding, track and field, is now accessible to the white-collar worker, housewife and kid next door....

Apologetics

In defence of modern worship songs

A current trend in Christian circles is to put popular worship songs under the “theological microscope” and come up with a list of songs to cull from services. Most of these...

Worldview

I thought Science was supposed to point to Truth – not march in the opposite direction

In the wake of the Trump administration’s defunding of scientific research and ignorance-based policies, the people stirred. Like the women who marched before, Earth Day provided the clarion...

Worldview

How separate should Church and State be?

Some people say the church’s vocal stance towards public policy and legislation is an adulteration of Jesus’ teachings. Jesus, after all, transformed culture bottom-up, rather than top-down. In...

Easter

What the Resurrection means to the 21st century believer

Life is fragile. Its flickering flame can be quenched by freak accident or slowly exhausted by the siege of terminal illness. But don’t be fooled: Youth, health, education, career are illusions....

Easter

What do bunnies and eggs have to do with the Resurrection again?

It’s that time of the year again, when bunnies come out of hiding and people start painting eggs. All in the name of fun, they say. It’s Easter after all, and what better way to celebrate the...