Monthly Archive: October 2006

dream job for a new season

Today I started my new job with Leadership Network (LN)! I’d first heard about them back in 1998 when I was pastoring, on staff at a church plant, and my senior pastor had received LN newsletters. I was transfixed by their desire...

Asian American Emergents skypecast this Sunday

Spread the word about the Asian American Emergents skypecast [NOTE: sorry, messed it all up; please skype me to join!] coming this Sunday 10/29 at 9:00pm Eastern + 6:00pm Pacific. Note that this Sunday is the first day of Daylight Savings Time...

gleaning wisdom in Grants Pass

I’m out here for a week in the sticks of Southern Oregon, in a town called Grants Pass. This place is among the great outdoors of the Pacific Northwest, and supposedly one of the fastest growing retirement communities in the country. I’m...

why I stopped pastoring

Even though I was blogging when I stopped pastoring, I had not gone on record to explore and unpack why I quit that high calling. The year I stopped was a dark year, a lot of my life didn’t make sense during...

Exit Wounds: The Flight of Asian American Faith

Peter Ong‘s article title Exit Wounds was posted on AsianAvenue.com; the teaser describes it briefly: A walk along boulevards in any major American metropolitan city, one will find that the church as the cultural center for Asian American ethnic communities. According to...

Debriefing my semi-sabbatical with Eddie Byun

Eddie Byun launched a new podcast titled Interviews and Insights, and tapped my shoulder (figuratively) to be the first interview! What an thrilling honor and humble privilege! I sat in the comforts of a nearby Starbucks (Wisconsin Ave & Bethesda Ave) with...

In a Pit with a Lion on a Snowy Day

Congratulations to Mark Batterson of evotional.com and National Community Church, aka theaterchurch.com, for getting his 2nd book published, 1st official one with a real publisher. The title is somewhat cryptic to me -> In a Pit with a Lion on a Snowy...

Dreamhost temporarily unreliable

If you’ve been having difficulty reaching my website here, it appears that my Dreamhost-based web hosting server is on the blinks yesterday and today, hopefully temporary. Believe you me, I am by no means an A-list blogger, though I did exceed the...