Columns

  • Everyone has a mission and purpose

    Apr 01, 2022

    One of the reflections I came across in Our Daily Bread was by Alyson Kieda, who shared about a girl named Jen, who was born without legs and abandoned in the hospital.

  • Bowled over by Winifred

    Apr 01, 2022

    Klang born Winifred Anne Duraisingam told the HERALD, “This is my biggest achievement thus far. I don’t know which team I will be in, but we will train together for two days before the tournament starts. I am looking forward to playing in a league with women from other countries.”

  • Practical versus Theoretical

    Apr 01, 2022

    The Bible iterates that children are a gift from God - “children are a heritage from the Lord” (Psalm 127:3). When a child is born into the family, he or she has the right to be nurtured, provided for and have a safe environment in which to grow.

  • A humbling experience with children in the Autism Spectrum

    Apr 01, 2022

    World Autism Awareness Day is an internationally recognised day on April 2 every year. Cheryl Kristine, who works with special needs children writes about her personal experience.

  • The therapy of a public life

    Apr 01, 2022

    For us as Christians, this also means the therapy of church life. We become emotionally stronger, steadier, less obsessed, and less a slave to our own restlessness by participating more fully and healthily within the public life of the church.

  • Senseless war and bloodshed — and the triumph of a humble artisan

    Mar 25, 2022

    Regretfully, the Churches are divided — a split between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Ukraine Orthodox Church.

  • God stops for me

    Mar 25, 2022

    God really took my Lenten commitment seriously when I chose to fast from being fast. This originally meant not getting too impatient about seeing immediate results in my life, and slowing down my pace of life.

  • When did we lose basic respect for each other?

    Mar 25, 2022

    We’ve lost that, at least for the most part. From the highest levels of government to the crassest platforms on social media, we are witnessing the death of respect, courtesy, and basic honesty. Nobody, it seems, is accountable any more for even the most basic manners or for honesty.

  • Help us imagine new possibilities for world peace

    Mar 25, 2022

    This Lent, if you are feeling a sense of impasse, I invite you to lament, to give passionate expression to your grief and sorrow at what is happening in the world.

  • Mental health in children and young people

    Mar 18, 2022

    Mental health related issues are now ranked as the second biggest health problem affecting Malaysians, after heart related diseases.