The arrests Tuesday of five leaders of City Harvest Church (CHC) including its founder Kong Hee have led to a slew of criticism online, worrying ministry leaders who are urging restraint on the part of Christians.
In an email sent yesterday to The Christian Post, the Reverend Dr. Daniel Koh, who is lecturer in pastoral theology and ethics at Trinity Theological College (TTC) and English director of its Centre for the Development of Christian Ministry, noted the reactions to the news in various social media.
It is understandable, the Methodist minister and theologian expressed, that some of the comments are negative and unkind. Yet unkind responses, and those that seem to offer blind support of pastors and leaders, are 'unhelpful', he emphasised.
The Rev. Dr. Koh went on to prescribe a Christian response: "Apart from praying, what Christians should do at this distressing time is to allow the law of the state to take its course."
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