How can I use Amazon.com Gift Card Balance?

Gifting has increasingly become the giving and receiving of Amazon.com gift cards. Many other gift cards are purchased, too. All together, you’re looking at over $160 billion of gift card sales in 2018 alone. Now if you’re stuck with more amazon.com gift...

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...

December 2018 Monthly FaithNet Conference Call

Faith communities provide an extra valuable source of support and care for those who struggle with mental health and mental illnesses. While the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is the largest organization that works hard to educate, raise awareness, and advocate...

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...

7 Asian American Christian Philanthropy Examples

Generosity and philanthropy looks different in various cultures. In the USA, we see the prominence of institutional philanthropy through perennial organizations that are staffed for strategic effectiveness. We hear of them mentioned in the news, e.g. Gates Foundation, Pew Charitable Trust, or...

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...