We Must be Heard: Survey

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indexMy son is organizing a non-profit organization with his friends called, “We Must Be Heard”. 

Their mission is “to empower teens around the world to be heard through social media and activism. Teens today have the largest voice that has ever been possible, being that a single tweet can reach millions of eyes in nanoseconds. We want to know how teens, like you, use their social media and what platforms they use. Our goal is to make it possible for our generation to make a real impact in the world by having our voices heard through social media.”

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Bermuda Trip: Elisabeth S. Trip

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DSC_0599This is my daughter’s blog about our recent last minute trip to Bermuda.  Hope you enjoy it.

The trip was last minute and I was very glad to be going. We spent three days on the cruise ship to get to Bermuda, three days in Bermuda, and two more days to go back home. I went with only my mom, Josh, and my cousins’ family because my dad and Theo had plans. I missed them a lot throughout the trip but I still enjoyed the week. Continue reading

Highlights from Hildersham: Don K. McKim

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welcome-mat(5)I am reposting with permission a piece from the Presbyterian Outlook, “Highlights from Hildersham” by Don K. McKim.  He wrote the Foreword of my newest book, Contemplations from the Heart.

 

Contemporary Presbyterians don’t think much about the Puritans. The caricatures are negative. Puritans are prudes, legalistic, killjoys. The famous sentiment of H.L. Continue reading

God Complex Radio

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book3I was interviewed by co-host, the Rev. Carol Howard Merritt for “God Complex Radio”.  She is the author of Tribal Church: Ministering to the Missing Generation and Reframing Hope: Vital Ministry in a New Generation.  She is a strong leader and voice on “how to engage with the changing nature of the church and culture.”

It was a lively interview on my third book, “Colonialism, Han, and the Transformative Spirit”. I would love to hear your feedback and comments on this interview. Continue reading

Psy’s “Hangover:” Challenging Asian American and African American Relations

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hangoverThis is my new Huffington Post on Psy’s new song “Hangover”. 

 

Psy‘s “Gangnam Style” took the world by storm two years ago. His song broke the Guinness World Record to become the first video to reach a billion views. Soon his song and dance style became a global phenomenon. People viewed his videos, parodied his act, and imitated his dance. His Continue reading

Insights: Disrupting Boundaries and Walls

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weddingchapHere is my latest article for the journal  Insights: the Faculty Journal of Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, (2014)129:2: 19-22.   It is called “Disrupting Boundaries and Walls:  Spirit-Chi and Eros”.

 

Disrupting Boundaries and Walls: Spirit-Chi and Eros[1]

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HuffPost: Theological Reflections on “Gangnam Style”

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ShowJacket.aspDr. Joseph Cheah and my new book, Theological Reflection on “Gangnam Style” will be released July 17, 2014.

This new book is the first one in the book series, “Asian Christianity in the Diaspora“(Palgrave Macmillan) for which Joseph Cheah and I are both serve as co-editors.  Special thanks to our editor Burke Gerstenschlager for his guidance, trust and encouragement.

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Theological Reflections on “Gangnam Style”: Endorsements

ShowJacket.aspMy new book, Theological Reflections on “Gangnam Style”: A Racial, Sexual and Cultural Critique (Palgrave Macmillan) co-written with Joseph Cheah is now available for pre-order on Amazon.

This new book is the first one in the book series, “Asian Christianity in the Diaspora“(Palgrave Macmillan) for which Joseph Cheah and I are both serve as co-editors.  Special thanks to our editor Burke Gerstenschlager for his guidance, trust and encouragement. Continue reading

Social Justice for Us Today: Sojourner’s Summit

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This is my latest post for The Huffington Post on last week’s Sojourner’s Summit meeting in D.C.

 

Sojourners, a national Christian organization, is celebrating more than 40 years of faith in action for social justice. It has become an important movement within Christianity as it Continue reading

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