Month: September 2019

  • Statistics on Asian Americans in Multiethnic or Monoethnic churches?

    Statistics on Asian Americans in Multiethnic or Monoethnic churches?

    Research on Asian American Christianity can be hard to find in the pubic, though I’ve heard that there’s a significant number of academic studies, as in dissertations and thesis, that have been done. But, those are not readily available for public usage. People ask me questions related to this topic of Asian Americans and churches.…

  • Raise Awareness for Mental Illness this Saturday

    Raise Awareness for Mental Illness this Saturday

    Erasing Shame is raising funds for NAMIWalk OC on September 28, 2019 and livestreaming at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California. Watch on our Facebook Page and donate to support. Come by and say hello or even join the walk! Parking is free! (update) Here’s the recorded video of the livestream—

  • Asian American Christians don’t talk about money?

    Asian American Christians don’t talk about money?

    Generosity and philanthropy are uncomfortably hard to talk about in mainstream American culture and churches. It’s even harder to talk about in Asian American Christian churches.

  • When Christians Grasp for Power, We all Lose

    When Christians Grasp for Power, We all Lose

    I believe that we as Christians have had privilege in many ways that other religions do not have, here in America. I think that privilege and power are intricately linked—found these good thoughts on Twitter worth reading and considering. (twitter thread by Ray Chang, posted with permission, unrolled via threadreaderapp.com) #ChristianPrivilege, like any other form…

  • Free Internet Content Filter for Home Wifi Router

    Free Internet Content Filter for Home Wifi Router

    Using internet filtering software at home can be quite a hassle: installing the software or app on every device, managing upgrades, subscription fees, occasional troubleshooting when changes cause unexpected behavior. Free DNS service providers provide a great alternative for safe internet at home that take care content filtering at the router level, so you can…

  • Managing Your Anxiety and Others You Lead

    Managing Your Anxiety and Others You Lead

    Anxiety has been a part of the human condition for centuries. It’s not a new thing that’s increasing just because of social media, faster changes in our cultures, and uncertainty about the future. Jesus Christ spoke directly about anxiety in Matthew 6, defusing its grip over us with 9 reasons why we don’t have to…

  • 4 Traits of Real White Advocates for People of Color

    4 Traits of Real White Advocates for People of Color

    (twitter threads posted with permission from Helen Lee; unrolled via threadreaderapp.com) When a white person says he/she is an advocate for people of color, I need to know: Who are your closest friends, mentors, and advisors? Are they all or mostly white? Do you have a track record of elevating voices of color and how…

  • Looking for Asian American Church Leaders under 40

    Looking for Asian American Church Leaders under 40

    Each and every summer, I am getting older and farther from the next generation of Asian American young adults who are maturing into their own as Christ-followers, some as pastors and church leaders, others as faith-filled people working out in the world mixing it up as light in the so-called darkness. Taking a bold step…

  • What do you know about church mergers?

    What do you know about church mergers?

    The Bible talks many times about the importance of passing the faith from one generation to the next. Sure it can happen in the family context, from parents and grandparents to their sons and daughters. And, it also needs to happen intentionally in the communal context of extended families, like a worshipping community and churches…