Tagged: racism

Asian American Evangelicals and Race Matters

Asian American Evangelicals and Race Matters

There’s a recent history of race matters for Asian Americans and evangelicals. American culture today is well-aware of how racism is alive and well, not just the overt offensive things but also systemic racism and racial insensitivities too. Grateful to be invited to speak...

Beyond recognizing white privilege

Beyond recognizing white privilege

My last blog post, Tim Keller explains the systemic problem of white privilege, excerpting a commentary from the Q&A portion of March 2012 event, generated a record-breaking number of responses, mostly retweets. Now what? Acknowledging the existence of white privilege is a...

Tim Keller explains the systemic problem of white privilege

Tim Keller explains the systemic problem of white privilege

Back in March 2012, during an event titled “Race and the Christian” with John Piper, Tim Keller, and Anthony Bradley, they surfaced a number of the challenges and difficulties about the topic of race in the Christian ministry and church contexts. One...

Why we need Asian Americans 5

Why we need Asian Americans 5

The rest of the reasons for why we need Asian Americans to be Asian Americans are (cf. intro, part 1, part 2, part 3): honesty instead of denial to break stereotypes to renew culture enrich theological insights Of course, this list, in...

Asian Americans don’t look or think alike

Asian Americans don’t look or think alike

Family resemblance. Twins look alike. Siblings look alike. People who have a few similarities can easily confuse others who aren’t familiar to them. You see, the world is really way more complicated than the market-driven society we live in that values simplicity....

how a conflict played out in social media

how a conflict played out in social media

“Conflict is something that will always be. It is neither good nor bad, it simply is.” [cf. Sam Chand] The incident regarding Deadly Viper had set the online world ablaze, and very uncomfortable words of pain festered in the open space [cf....

Am I a sell-out too?

Am I a sell-out too?

Danny Yang has now apologied for triggering a firestorm of comments for his provocatively titled blog post, Is Francis Chan a sell-out? The title obviously struck a nerve, and provoked a good number of mis-readings and reactions, even though it was clearly...

multiethnic churches saying and doing different things

multiethnic churches saying and doing different things

Mark DeYmaz pastors Mosaic Church over in Little Rock, Arkansas, and it’s very ethnically diverse. Goes to show — your church doesn’t have to be in a cosmopolitan top 10 population density center to be diverse. His new book, Building a Healthy...