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Ukraine crisis: War is complex, how can we respond?

When I teach a class on ethical issues, one assignment is for students to debate the topic: Is it ethical for Christians to fight in a war? There are “neat” theological and historical...

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“Not everybody wants to leave Ukraine”: How Ukrainian Christians are bringing light to the darkness

It’s so easy to lose sight of God and His goodness during a time of crisis. Fighting, fleeing, watching their homes get destroyed or their loved ones die… Ukrainians have suffered much...

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Kyiv resident reveals what life in war-torn Ukraine looks like

First of all, let me express my most sincere gratitude and pass over thanks from my parents and friends for the care and prayers. In our situation, it’s the best you guys could have done and have...

Do Good

How to help Ukraine: 5 ways Singaporeans can support Ukrainians right now

Ukraine is now into her fifth day of defending against Russia’s unprovoked invasion. As of February 27 (Sunday), at least 352 civilians – including 14 children – have been killed and 1,684...

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You’re not watching an apocalyptic movie. This is happening in real life

The first meme I saw when the news of Russia-Ukraine war broke was this: Something stirred in my spirit and a verse came to my mind. “You will hear of wars and rumours of wars, but see to it that...

Worldview

What are the “End-Times”? “End of the age” and other Bible phrases explained

You don’t have to look back far to see that we live in tumultuous times. Over the last two years, we’ve seen how the coronavirus has ground the world to a halt. The pestilence still rages...

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Russia invades Ukraine: What is happening and how should we pray?

“Give peace a chance.” This line, quoted from John Lennon’s 1969 anti-war song, has been repeated on multiple occasions of late – most recently at the Olympics’ opening and...

Life & Death

America’s Got Talent singer Nightbirde dies at 31

After touching the world with her voice and story, America’s Got Talent Golden Buzzer winner Jane Marczewski passed away on February 19 (Saturday) following a four-year battle with cancer. ...

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It’s time for Bold Faith

5 is the number of grace. By grace, Thir.st has been around five years now, since the end of 2016. How we’ve needed that grace. Five years ago, a handful of us took a leap of faith, either leaving...