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Tejdor Tiewsoh

Generous Giving, A Way of Life

by Tejdor Tiewsoh Christian giving is  given a lot of importance in the New Testament. Apostle Paul saw the grace of giving as a core part of what it means for us to be Christians. Chris Wright1 asserts that Paul ‘gives more text space to writing about issues relating to financial affairs of churches than he does to writing about justification by faith.’ There are many principles about the ‘Grace of Giving’ that may be drawn from 2 Corinthians 8 & 9, however, this text’s reflection will focus on three key points: Christian giving is an act of worship – […]

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Beyond the Visible

Winters, in the north-eastern part of India, especially Shillong where I live, can be bitingly cold, and more so when it rains. One year, the winter was particularly wet, and for weeks on end there seemed no respite from the cold. One gloomy day followed another with nothing to lighten the dismal scene of overcast skies and thick blankets of cloud stretched like a shroud from one end of the horizon to the other. Suffocated by the cheerless gloom that had pervaded my very heart and soul, small woes and anxieties that had seemed miniscule before, now seems threateningly gigantic. […]

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Called to be Nation Builders

By Tejdor Tiewsoh The Bible says that we are called to be salt and light in the world. In this talk, Tejdor Tiewsoh looks into the roles and responsibility of a Christian in building a nation. He proposes three central Ideas. The first is to Integrate rather than fragment, Christians are called to break the barrier between the sacred and the secular. The second is to Incarnate, which is to be one with the community around. And finally to Involve in the activities of the nation which foster social harmony and Justice. This is an excerpt from the talk delivered […]

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Human Beings Just Like Us

The 12th of January 2012 saw an India deeply shocked and embarrassed by a certain footage released by the British Newspaper The Observer, which showed half-clad Jarawa tribal women and children enticed to dance and sing for tourists in exchange for food and trinkets. Who are the Jarawas we may ask? The Jarawas are the tribal inhabitants of the Andaman Islands situated a few miles from southeast India. With an existing population of about 250-400 individuals, they are the descendants of one of the four ancient Negroid tribes who were stranded on the Andamans because of rising sea water. Apparently, […]

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True Spirituality

Taken from Slice of Infinity. http://rzim.org/a-slice-of-infinity/true-spirituality/ Tejdor Tiewsoh is Speaker and Trainer with RZIM Life Focus Society. Not long ago, Chandrababu Naidu, a well-known Indian politician and the current Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, South India, made a very interesting observation. The state he leads has been going through a financial crunch, and yet, surveys reveal an unprecedented increase of wealth in shrines and temple collections over the past one year. Observing this, Mr. Naidu remarked, “People are committing sins and to be rid of them, they are going to temples and offering money.”(1) In other words, what he is trying […]

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