Category: church

Chinese American Mental Health Seminar Videos

Very valuable resources are now available online: culturally-relevant informative videos about mental health in Chinese and Asian American communities. Watch the videos in this YouTube playlist from the 2018 Enlighten Mental Health Seminar. Enlighten seminar notes and video titles are posted at english.cccto.org/mental-health/videos-handouts...

5 Best Christmas Sermons of 2018

Christmas gets celebrated by millions and billions around the world. In America, millions sing Christmas songs and listen to a pastor preach a message to retell the Christmas story. Communication in the 21st century has become a multimedia experience by creative pastors...

Churches near me in Rockville and Bethesda Maryland

Finding a church near Rockville, Maryland, is something I do on the occasions when I’m visiting family and friends in MoCo. There are many churches around Rockville, including many within driving distance in Gaithersburg, Germantown, and even Derwood. Here are ones I’m...

Christian Spirituality of Korean and Chinese Americans

While both Chinese Americans and Korean Americans are included under the broad umbrella grouping of Asian Americans, general differences and also similarities can be observed in how they practice their Christian faith. In Chapter 5 of Tapestry of Grace: Untangling the Cultural Complexities...

What does Asian American Christian spirituality look like?

This video by Pastor John Shin on Facebook Live got several engaging comments, and this extended comment from Pastor Joe Suh suggested particular areas in which our Asian American culture can create barriers that we need to be aware of so that the gospel can penetrate

Asian American Sermons on Shame

What a shame that we can’t talk about our pains. It’s hard for anyone from whatever ethnic background to talk about their weaknesses and pains, it’s especially hard for Asians and Asian Americans. And, sadly it’s not talked about in churches, where...