Of Mars Hill Church and City Harvest Church

I read a particularly striking article this evening; though predicated upon the fall of Pastor Mark Driscoll and Mars Hill Church in Seattle, USA, but almost entirely relevant to the fall of Pastor Kong Hee and City Harvest Church in Singapore. Pastor Paul Tripp, while in the midst of counselling Pastor Mark and advising the … Continue reading Of Mars Hill Church and City Harvest Church

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Aftermath of the City Harvest verdict

So this was the big news in Singapore today: The City Harvest Church case. The reactions to the final verdict - and reduced sentences of all the accused - span the whole gamut of emotions: from relief (understandably so from the congregation) to outrage (understandably so from the general public). My personal reflections concerning the … Continue reading Aftermath of the City Harvest verdict

Follow up to my post on the City Harvest case

When I first crafted my post on the City Harvest case, my intention was to appeal mainly to my friends in City Harvest, and then to my Christian friends in general. Never in my wildest imagination did I expect the post to gather as many views as it did (some 48k views as of today). … Continue reading Follow up to my post on the City Harvest case

Some theological reflections on the City Harvest case

My first disclaimer: the purpose of this post is neither to defend nor attack the people involved nor the church. Again, I have many friends who attend City Harvest and my heart goes out to them during this period of time. All I want to do is to contribute some theological reflections. Hopefully, there will be … Continue reading Some theological reflections on the City Harvest case