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YOGA and the Christian

  • TRAINING ROOM (ALBY OFFICE) 115A Commonwealth Drive #04-32 Singapore 149596 Singapore (map)

Event Title: Yoga and the Christian
Speaker: Douglas Koh

Date: 3 Mar 2016
Time: 7:30 - 10:00pm

$10 (includes $5 voucher for purchase)

Can a Christian practise yoga?  This is a concern among Christians and has given rise to much debate within the Body of Christ. Come hear Douglas share in depth from what yoga is really all about:

1. Yoga & Hinduism
2. Yoga in Hindu Scriptures
3. Patanjali & the 8 Limbs of Yoga
4. Yoga is both physical and spiritual
5. Hatha Yoga
6. Kundalini
7. Meditation
8. Should a Christian practise yoga
9. Can the exercise be separated from the philosophy?
10.Experiences of people who had the Kundalini arousal
11.What should a Christian do if he has taken up yoga?
12. Ministering Deliverance

About Douglas Koh

Douglas Koh has taught on this topic in churches of different denominations in Singapore, Malaysia and Australia.  He has also taught on other topics such as Inner Healing, Deliverance, Healing Sexual Addiction.   Douglas worked in the Singapore civil service until his retirement in 1993, where he joined the Metropolitan YMCA as its Deputy Executive Director, a post he held till August 1998. From 1998 to 2004, he was Parish Worker at St. Andrew’s Cathedral. Douglas is married to Ann who ministers together with him. They have two daughters and two grand-daughters. Douglas and Ann worship at the Church of Our Saviour, and are leaders of the Tanglin Fellowship, a weekly home fellowship providing healing, deliverance and counseling ministries.

Douglas and Ann completed an advanced seminar study with Professor Charles Kraft of Fuller Theological Seminary in February 2005. Douglas is the co-author, with Dr Leslie Lim, of Mental Illness or Demonisation? Similarities and Differences’ published in 2007.

Earlier Event: March 2
The Christian and Fengshui
Later Event: March 5