Monthly Archive: May 2006

my first time: self-publishing via print-on-demand

my first time: self-publishing via print-on-demand

Now that I’ve kicked off promotions for Asian American Youth Ministry and mailed out & given out about 50 comp copies to date, I want to take a breather and debrief my first experience with self-publishing. (for background on how...

the great American preach off

the great American preach off

I don’t have cable TV or TiVo. So I’ll have to view it via tape delay or something else. Just found out about a new reality TV show on finding a the next great preacher, triggering haunting memories of preaching...

ProgressiveFaithBlogCon and GodBlogCon

ProgressiveFaithBlogCon and GodBlogCon

Christian bloggers of different stripes are gathering this summer, at ProgressiveFaithBlogCon on July 14-16 and GodBlogCon on August 3-5 [ht: SmartChristian]. Each with their respective set of polarizing bloggers and political advocates. There’s a few voices in the mix who...

CT noted and decoded

CT noted and decoded

The Christianity Today April 2006 article is finally released online, The Tiger in the Academy: Asian Americans populate America’s elite colleges more than ever

moralistic therapeutic deism

moralistic therapeutic deism

Waiting for my red-eye return flight back home, after spending a day here in Southern California on a personal excursion. Always a kick for me when my wife Rachelle exchanges introductory small talks, and someone knows her husband (me) because...

the multi-site church revolution

the multi-site church revolution

Left behind. The book was great. The food and movie was great too. I got halfway through reading this book while waiting for the rest of my family (wife and son) to show up. Then we did lunch and a...

sobering realities

sobering realities

A passing comment to an old friend from youth group days, curious about “what ever happened to” has turned into a sobering week. First, got a random phone call on Monday from an old college friend, that her husband had...

New book published for Asian American Youth Ministry

New book published for Asian American Youth Ministry

My creativity feels sapped after the book project. I do hope to debrief my experience in book editing here soon, but I’ve got a little sermon to prepare for next Sunday at a friend’s church. So here’s the new book...