Archive for June 4th, 2013


Yesterday (June 4th) was the date of the 24th Anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre by the Chinese Government.

It’s today still one of my strong childhood memory seeing it on TV.

I watched the video on Youtube and it got me thinking about moral courage.

What does it mean to have courage?

Here was courage at another level: An ordinary man (complete with shopping bag) doing the extraordinary thing of standing against evil at a great risk to his own life and does it even when it seems that no one is right there with you and that no other mortal will see and hold you in high esteem for what you done.

It got me thinking about the reality that God sees all our ways and knows our heart’s deepest recess.

If we live in light of a Biblical theology proper, wouldn’t we have the courage of the Tank Man in Tienanmen Square in 1989?

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