Weekly Cycle of Prayer

A follow up to the blogpost about Sunday Service being a celebration of new creation. I want to talk about some early Church practices relating to the rest of the week. This will consist of: the biweekly fast prescribed in the Didache, the Seventh-day Sabbath and the Lord's Day Service.The Wednesday FastIt is traditionally taught … Continue reading Weekly Cycle of Prayer

Shrines of God (Part 1)

"Solomon’s heart belonged to the Eternal. Solomon abided by the same laws as his father, David. The only difference was that Solomon offered sacrifices and incense at the high places. Solomon went to Gibeon—the great high place—and presented 1,000 burnt offerings at the altar." 1 Kings 3:3-4 It would surprise many Christians to know about … Continue reading Shrines of God (Part 1)

Taoist/Hindu Christianity

For Chinese and Indians in Singapore, the main deities worshiped are Mazu (Taoist), Guanyin (Buddhist) and Murugan (Hindu) and their worship is deeply ingrained in our culture even when we convert to Christianity.  Mazu and Guanyin Mazu is the goddess of protection at sea and Guanyin is the goddess of mercy, both aspects of the … Continue reading Taoist/Hindu Christianity