Asian Americans can be vicious…

Whoo wee!    I know that there are particular ideas out there about Asian Americans, even among ourselves. Years ago, I heard in some Christian ministry circles that we were reflective, and quiet and nice, and subservient.  We didn’t rock

Asian Americans can be vicious…

Whoo wee!    I know that there are particular ideas out there about Asian Americans, even among ourselves. Years ago, I heard in some Christian ministry circles that we were reflective, and quiet and nice, and subservient.  We didn’t rock

A prayer for my friend

Oh Lord have mercy—this morning.   My heart is broken over my dear friend who called me in a panic and then fell into a deep sleep.  What and who my friend needs is YOU, Lord.  You. I don’t know

A prayer for my friend

Oh Lord have mercy—this morning.   My heart is broken over my dear friend who called me in a panic and then fell into a deep sleep.  What and who my friend needs is YOU, Lord.  You. I don’t know

Asian American ministry vs. Non-ethnic specific ministry

I’ve done both—I’m currently doing Asian American ministry, but I’ve spent most of my time doing non-ethnic specific ministry—and while the latter included a lot of white and black and Latino people, it also included a lot of Asian Americans.

Asian American ministry vs. Non-ethnic specific ministry

I’ve done both—I’m currently doing Asian American ministry, but I’ve spent most of my time doing non-ethnic specific ministry—and while the latter included a lot of white and black and Latino people, it also included a lot of Asian Americans.

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Amy Chua, oh seriously?

Why does this feel opportunistic, like it’s just to rattle people?  Why does this feel like it’s not really for the benefit of others?  What the? Amy Chua is out with a new book again—this time co-written with her Jewish

triple-package-book-cover

Amy Chua, oh seriously?

Why does this feel opportunistic, like it’s just to rattle people?  Why does this feel like it’s not really for the benefit of others?  What the? Amy Chua is out with a new book again—this time co-written with her Jewish

Christmas Loneliness

Oh, the holidays.  Boy, am I glad it is almost over. It’s not that I don’t like Christmas, or what it means—I love Jesus.  I love that He is coming, and He is coming soon!  I love the incarnation part,

Christmas Loneliness

Oh, the holidays.  Boy, am I glad it is almost over. It’s not that I don’t like Christmas, or what it means—I love Jesus.  I love that He is coming, and He is coming soon!  I love the incarnation part,

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Jesus come already! I’m getting sick of my Advent chocolates.

I have posts floating in my head, and but what a crazy week!  I hope you all are having a much more peaceful and less-stressed Advent season! Wanted to share this quick thought: I love advent countdown calendars!  Especially the

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Jesus come already! I’m getting sick of my Advent chocolates.

I have posts floating in my head, and but what a crazy week!  I hope you all are having a much more peaceful and less-stressed Advent season! Wanted to share this quick thought: I love advent countdown calendars!  Especially the

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Obedience, waiting, not knowing why: thoughts on Abraham and Noah from Radiolab

This is the best talk I’ve ever heard on Abraham and Noah, and it really ministered to me. It feels kind of like a sermon, but it’s not one.  It’s from of all places, Radiolab, the secular science-y Peabody winning

from: http://xroads.virginia.edu/~cap/lincoln/crying.gif

Obedience, waiting, not knowing why: thoughts on Abraham and Noah from Radiolab

This is the best talk I’ve ever heard on Abraham and Noah, and it really ministered to me. It feels kind of like a sermon, but it’s not one.  It’s from of all places, Radiolab, the secular science-y Peabody winning