Monthly Archive: August 2007

does ethnicity matter in church?

does ethnicity matter in church?

As summer draws to an end, people will be getting back into a more normal routine without scattered vacations getting mostly everyone out of sync. One conversation that’ll be picking back up is the Next Gener.Asian Church Skypecast Conference call,...

feast or famine scheduling

feast or famine scheduling

In my work lifestyle of telecommuting, it sure feels like feast or famine when I get my phone calls and in-person meetups scheduled from time to time. I go for days without getting any, and then I’ll get a feasty...

how Peets beats Starbucks

how Peets beats Starbucks

Last week I stepped into a Peet’s Coffee and Tea for the first time at Bella Terra (Huntington Beach/ Westminster). I know Peet’s is nothing new to you Californians, but it was a new experience for me and it won...

how much not to disclose about yourself

how much not to disclose about yourself

Lon asked some great questions about online security and how much of his life and his family’s lives should be shared online. This is a great question, and goes beyond personal security but also raises considerations in light of identity...

speaking on Asian American churches

speaking on Asian American churches

I’m brewing and stewing on a new talk titled, “Revitalizing Asian American Churches For New Generations,” which will presented to about 100+ mostly Asian American ministry leaders. I thought of using a word like “reimagining” or “rethinking” or “reinventing”, but...

blogging for more readers or other reasons

blogging for more readers or other reasons

Last year I wrote up my best tips for getting more traffic to your blog, and those tips will get you to a certain level of readership. The rest of the way is going to be more about your own...

inside look at megachurches

inside look at megachurches

I think this book will be the buzz for the rest of the year. People are fascinated and frustrated by megachurches for many reasons; and, because they’re big, they’re easier targets to take shots at. (I heard a couple of...