Senior citizens, the harbingers of faith prayers in Nagaland

Praying for the sick   Imna Imchen Silas Care Centre, Signal Phom junction; Dimapur   The power of faith prayers, which we have witnessed over the past century is losing its popularity and it is being replaced by a more systematic and theologically correct prayers. However, one cannot deny the power of faith prayers of […]

LEAD JUDGMENT TO VICTORY

LEAD JUDGMENT TO VICTORY

Jordan Pyle A bruised reed shall he not break, and smoking flax shall he not quench, till he send forth judgment unto victory. Matthew 12:20   A conversation with JORDAN PYLE and COLIN MACINTYRE   COLIN: Let’s do it. How do you see Justice? JORDAN: The prevailing concept of Justice in the world today is […]

106 year old mission hospital continues to serve

106 year old mission hospital continues to serve

Front view of the Impur Christian Hospital.   June 3, 2018 is Impur Christian Hospital Sunday Medical team treating a patient at ICH.   Morung Express Feature Impur Christian Hospital (ICH) Impur Christian Hospital (ICH), the oldest Mission Hospital in Nagaland, was established as a charitable dispensary in 1912 by American missionaries with Dr. James […]

Mother the homemaker

Hopeson Souvei Kade According to the Oxford Dictionary, a Homemaker/ housewife is a married woman, whose main occupation is caring for her family, managing household affairs, and doing housework.   Cambridge dictionary define mother as 1) a female parents 2) the title of a woman who is in charge of, or who has high rank […]

‘Not to be ministered unto but to minister’

‘Not to be ministered unto but to minister’

In this file photo, the founder of Christian Medical College, Vellore Dr. Ida Sophia Scudder (1870-1960) is seen interacting with some of her students. (Picture Courtesy: Christian Medical College Vellore, http://www.cmch-vellore.edu/Home.aspx).   Christian Medical College, Vellore attains 100 years of healing mission Dr. Ida Sophia Scudder (1870-1960)   Morung Express Feature “Doctors need a sharp […]

Christian Medical College’s Nagaland Connection

Christian Medical College’s Nagaland Connection

The main hospital building, Christian Medical College Vellore, Tamil Nadu (Picture Courtesy: Wikimedia Commons)   Morung Express Feature Despite the distance, the Christian Medical College, Vellore (CMC) has been a preferred healthcare destination for the Nagas over the years.   At any time of the year, one will come across a number of patients from […]

Rise of the Lethal Meek Why Good People Cannot Be Harmless

Rise of the Lethal Meek  Why Good People Cannot Be Harmless

Colin MacIntyre The resurrection and new creation life is the cure for spectating from a distance or merely applauding Jesus’ past exploits while we muddle along in some substandard mode of existence. As John Wimber used to say, it’s doing the stuff. It’s being like Him. Yet, in this victorious thinking, with all our new life in Christ, there […]

Resurrections Day: How Easter Brought Back the Human Race

Colin MacIntyre   Part 1 Are you not aware that we?—?as many as were baptized into the Anointed One, Jesus?—?were immersed into his death? By this merging into death we were buried with him so that, just as the Anointed was raised from the dead by the Father’s glory [His goodness] we too might walk […]

Easter: The Triumph of Truth and Life

Fr. T. C. Joseph Sdb Bosco B.Ed. College, Dimapur   Christianity was born in the grave. A seed that sprouts in the fire does not fade in the sunlight; and that which is born in the tomb does not disintegrate at death. Easter powerfully proclaims: “you can put truth in a grave, but it won’t stay […]

EASTER: A moment of reorganization

Fr Paul Lelen Haokip From the lens of a Management student, I see “Easter” as a moment so vital for reorganization of the three-year old organization of 12 disciples headed by Jesus of Nazareth. That reorganization of the apostles is today the biggest religion on earth. Sometimes, even as a Christian you might have taken […]

PALM SUNDAY AS THE VICTORY OF HUMILITY

PALM SUNDAY AS THE VICTORY OF HUMILITY

Rev. Fr. C. Joseph Counsellor-St. Joseph’s College, Jakhama   Introduction: Palm Sunday in most Christian Churches involves the distribution of palms and a commemoration of Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem amidst shouts of Hosanna. But what is the meaning of his decision to ride into Jerusalem on the back of a donkey? It has everything […]