Culture

Winning the battle against Murphy’s Law

Have you ever had one of those days where everything that can go wrong goes wrong? You wake up 30 minutes late for work. You’re in panic mode; you’re out of the house in record speed. You...

News

Bieber on a Mumbai bus

He is one of the world’s biggest stars, and often in the headlines for the wrong reasons. But while Justin Bieber is often portrayed living life in the lap of luxury, he was photographed recently...

Worldview

Should you get a tattoo? Here’s how I made up my mind

I’ve always thought tattoos stood for something beautiful. A permanent and unchangeable mark of a decision made – a sign that you stood for something, believed in it so much that you had to...

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....

Worldview

The counter-cultural Christian

So you say you’re a Christian. So what? What difference does your being a Christian make? How different is the life you are living – whether it is the person you are or the things you do –...

News

From a hospital in Tokyo, an urgent cry for help

Maybe you’ve seen this appeal on your Facebook feed: Please help me bring my father home. You may have trouble accessing the link, possibly due to heavy traffic to the site. In short: The...

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...

Culture

Prone to wander(lust)?

Some years back, I watched The Secret Life of Walter Mitty. While many had said that it felt like a feature-length “Just Do It” advertisement, the constant theme of “stop dreaming, start...

Discipleship

Don’t numb the pain

Sigmund Freud once proposed that the mind seeks to avoid pain and find pleasure. In this life, we will get our hearts get broken. People might say mean things to us. Something or someone beloved...