The scapegoat, usually, is God or fate, depending on which side of the philosophical team you've chosen to bat from.
The problem, if any, is our understanding of God. When you helplessly watch little children fall prey to incurable forms of cancer, when greed and hate seemingly trump kindness and selflessness, it’s a relief, really, to be able to point fingers at somebody – something, anything – in order to keep ourselves sane. The scapegoat, […]
What if the narrow path is so because few people are willing to love like Christ does? It's not a coincidence that Jesus talks about the narrow and broad paths in the same breath as not judging others unless you're in the clear, and the indescribable goodness of the Father.
Man has always been fighting for himself, his family, his community, his values. The knowledge of good and bad after the Fall helped him identify that which was bad or good for his survival and taught him to eliminate, resist, or avoid anything that appeared different to his own little world. He stopped being led […]
The answer isn't giving up church and shutting yourself up in your cave nor is it church hopping in the hope of finding the perfect one
If you have been or are a church goer, chances are, you’ve been hurt. Which is a pity. But here’s the thing: if there’s a relationship, and if it’s real, there’s bound to be hurt until the day you grow enough to love without borders. Whether it’s at church, at office, at home or with […]
So what can a Christian who doesn’t wield power in the higher echelons of the government do?
India is in an uproar. On the one hand, we have the Jats protesting to be included in the Other Backward Class category, an act that quickly escalated into mayhem—riots, arson, alleged rape—with losses estimated at a whopping US$5.0 billion in Northern India in less than a month. On the other, we have the JNU […]
If somebody's fallen in love with the Word and wishes to be a part of a fellowship, let them be. Let the bindis be. Let the jewelry, the clothes, the sacred threads, the idols be.
India has seen a spate of attacks against various people groups – the minorities, so to speak, in recent times. The Dalits, Muslims, Christians, women have all been a target of it. Activists, for instance, have been protesting the purification of the main shrine of a temple because a woman entered it. A Dalit family […]