It is never easy for one to make a stand. After all, it is much easier and safer to keep silent and go with the flow. To this end, I appreciate what Dr Roland Chia has done, that he is willing to share his findings about the extremely hot topic of Hyper Grace.
That said, this task is not to be limited to the likes of Dr Chia. I am of the opinion that pastors and leaders must likewise be willing to make a clear stand that they may guide and lead their flock responsibly. It is for this reason that I have chosen to stick my own neck out, first to post it on my own blog, and then to share this with all who are associated with Archippus Awakening.
I am well aware that not everyone may agree with what has been presented. That is totally fine. My only prayer and plea is that the individual does due diligence to examine the points carefully, and not merely make broad statements to quickly dismiss a differing view, to defend a person he or she admires.
May the Lord lead and enable us all accordingly.
Although much has been said and written aboutHyper Grace, I readily accepted an invitation to attend a talk by Dr Roland Chia on 2 May 2016, organised by the Chinese Annual Conference of the Methodist Church in Singapore.
Dr Roland Chiaisthe Chew Hock Hin Professor of Christian Doctrine of Trinity Theological College and the Theological and Research Advisor of the Ethos Institute of Public Christianity. Yet, credentials aside, it was the opportunity to hear alocal critique and perspective of Hyper Grace that drew me to the talk. After all, Singapore is one of the main exporters of this doctrine through Joseph Prince of New Creation Church. It is only appropriate that one of our own presentsa point of view.
In just over one hour, Dr Chia delivered his presentation very clearly and precisely. We were given a quick introduction, followed by a broad overview of what Hyper Grace…
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