By Abhishek Shibu What is it about musicians that make them impervious to the conventions of life? How is it that raw passion denies all established laws even at the peril of being ostracised? Not just a blatant disregard to the rules but a forceful symbol of dissent wrapped in melancholic riffs which have the ability to pierce through the social and philosophical facade and present to the world bare, naked and unmitigated truth. It doesn’t concern itself with political correctness or even karmic retribution. What is it about musicians? They flow like a young, exuberant river – ready to […]
By Margaret Manning It is a task performed with repetitive motion, often in the heat of the day for hours and hours. It is carried out despite its monotonous nature, regardless of the blisters that form on delicate skin or the pain that engulfs an aching back, hands, and knees. It is a task done in the hope of preventing encroaching chaos and destruction. It is a time-consuming, never ending, and back-breaking task demanding me to perform it over and over again. It is weeding my garden! When I first began clearing weeds from my garden, I had a zeal […]
(By Stuart McAllister) Why do we feel alienated and restless in the world we live in? This bondage is expressed in many art forms like movies, music and novels. We seem to always be searching for true and lasting freedom but never finding it. In this video Stuart McAllister breaks down our flawed assumptions of freedom and shows how we can correspond our ideas of freedom with the realities of life. Stuart McAllister delivered this lecture at RZIM Summer School at Wheaton College in December 2015
(By Dr Latha Christie) Life is not always fair and when unfairness strikes, a question begins to haunt us: “Is God fair?” This pierces us to the core and leaves us at a complete loss. We feel that it is unjust when God seems to let the innocent suffer, while the evil ones go scot-free. It looks unjust when God lets a little baby die of a devastating illness. It seems unjust when some people on earth have plenty to eat, while others struggle for survival. Many abuse and rape victims, whom I have counselled, live in abject misery and cry […]
by Ravi Zacharias & Os Guinness Is Freedom unlimited? What are the challenges to freedom in a complex globalised world? In this video Os Guinness and Ravi Zacharias address important questions asked by people of varying age groups and backgrounds on the foundations of freedom and the practical response of a Christian to the ever-changing concept of freedom.