This is a great religious breakdown for those who are Asian American. Thanks to Pew Research Center for the graphic.
How do we empower Asian Americans to do acts of justice in the name of Jesus in this country and abroad? This issue was brought to my mind when I was sitting down with a pastor who was wondering why Chinese Americans are not involved in issues of inner-city justice issues, and not being moved [...]
Campus Crusade for Christ came out with an excellent article about minority groups and their relation to majority groups in the context of faith. I am an Asian American, and I have some Asian American readers, so this is an important and excellent article: They propose that there are 6 responses of minority groups towards [...]
I recently finished a research paper concerning Asian American leadership and conflicts. It is titled “Cultural Hindrances Asian American Leaders Face in Growing Through Conflicts”. It is really similar to one of my posts, but I wanted to share it with anyone who may want to read a more academic, researched, and thorough version. Here [...]
As I’ve mentioned before, I believe part of the problems that arise in Asian-American church leadership derives from the fact that church leadership / congregation relationship is viewed much the same way as parent / children relationship in the family. As there is a often a sharp distance between the parents and the children which [...]
As some of you have noticed, I write and think about Asian American churches because that is the background that I am from. This type of study is categorized under “Contextualized Mission”, which simply means understanding the application of the mission of God in light of different contexts (e.g. culture). I find myself in dialogue [...]
When I think about being a Christian as it relates to culture, I find that one of the things I didn’t realize was how advantageous it was to be an Asian American. There’s something about being both Asian and American that I have that people who are 100% American or 100% Asian don’t inherently have, [...]