How much sleep do you need?

If there’s a difference between how many hours you sleep versus how many hours you need to sleep, that’s called sleep deprivation. Many of us have learned how to live with less than optimal sleep because of the demands of life. The sure way to know how much sleep you […]

$20 for your thoughts, Asian American Pastors

Asian American Pastor and Church Survey! (Around 30 minutes, $20 Amazon gift card) If you are a lead/senior/solo Asian American pastor of a predominately Asian American congregation (i.e. EM, pan-Asian, multiethnic), fill out this online survey (around 30 minutes) and receive a $20 Amazon gift card. Please share this with […]

Can we talk about shame?

Yes, we have launched a podcast called Erasing Shame where we will have honest talk for healthy living—emotionally, relationally, mentally, and personally. DJ Chuang and Eunice Lee will co-host Season 1 together. I’m particular grateful for Eunice making time to do this podcast together, because the topic of shame is […]

What will suffering do to you? 1

Life involves moments of boredom and thrills, times of work and play, seasons of joy and seasons of suffering. And, suffering can take many different forms: disease, physical pain, mental illness, tragedy, handicaps, or many others. Some of you that are regular visitors here at may have noticed the […]

My New Blog Demystifying Prayer

I started a new blog project called Demystifying Prayer. It will run for 30 weeks. I’ll be blogging my conversational prayer with God, the one of Christianity as revealed in the Bible, about once a week. The idea for this blog came from my realization or discovery that my praying […]

Steps to Happiness I Need to Remember 2

I picked up this handout at a depression support group. Posting it here as a resource and help to people that struggle with depression or bipolar disorder: Steps to Happiness I Need to Remember You can’t be all things to all people. You can’t do all things at once. You […]