The Gospel, Romans 13 and Oppositional Politics

It’s easier to explain to non Christians than to Christians why I am in an Opposition party – but well, DAP is now the GOVERNMENT of Penang, how’s that Church? For one, there is always the cold, “apolitical-ness” approach which the Church in Malaysia adopted. This is probably for most bred by the culture of fear inculcated by the BN government to maintain their hegemony beginning in the late 80s with ferocious attack of the Executive on the Judiciary which led to the sacking of the then top judge Tun Salleh Abbas (and five other judges of the highest Court) and the rape of our consitutional rights when the Executive gave orders for a “cleanup” operation which saw the silencing of idealogical and political dissents and religious minorities through the gravely unjust preemptive law, ISA.… Read the article

Visible Hope

I am invisible. I am not. But I am. Being, Faith, Identity. Crushed by the pillars that should uphold me, constitutionally. But instead, crush me….crush me. Ground into the soil I am not allowed to be a part of, Crush me, but not my spirit. So real. So invisible. Despair, hope.… Read the article