Unity, Anger, Conversion, and Hillsong

Unity, Anger, Conversion, and Hillsong

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Well, that escalated quickly. Whether you engaged or ignored, agreed or disagreed, got angry with me or at me, it’s all good. In the digital world,…

Hillsong Church: Do Not Colonize San Francisco

Hillsong Church: Do Not Colonize San Francisco

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Ben Houston, pastor of the famed Hillsong Church, recently posted this video announcing the planting of Hillsong’s new San Francisco campus: I’m sure there are…

My Top 5 Favorite Books

My Top 5 Favorite Books

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There is a kind of enlightened vanity that comes with a list like this, like, yo check out the fact that, one, I read hella…

Book Review: The Power Bible

Book Review: The Power Bible

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Thanks to Eric Shin and the good folks at Green Egg Media, I have the privilege of doing my first book review! And what better…

San Franciscans: A Modern-Day Epistle

San Franciscans: A Modern-Day Epistle

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Greetings Nate, a follower of Jesus by the grace of God, To the church of God in San Francisco, to those sanctified in Christ Jesus…

I'm the biggest hypocrite of 2015

I’m the biggest hypocrite of 2015

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I’ve been putting this off for over eight months now. As a writer, I oscillate between the monumental importance of words on the one hand…

Ferguson to Asian Americans: Deconstructing Silence

Ferguson to Asian Americans: Deconstructing Silence

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It’s been 9 days since Michael Brown was murdered by the police in Ferguson, MO. It’s times like these that I abhor Facebook and shun…

Francis Chan's Ethnic Identity Journey

Francis Chan’s Ethnic Identity Journey

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I have long been fascinated with Francis Chan. I first “discovered” the man in 2005 when I was a pimply high school sophomore, still relatively…

A Typical Sunday in the Chinese Church

A Typical Sunday in the Chinese Church

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Every Sunday, it’s pretty much the same routine at First Chinese Baptist. I typically arrive 10 minutes late. This isn’t intentional, of course, but I’ve…

The inner city needs you!

The inner city needs you!

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The other day I received an email with the subject title, “The inner city needs you!” complete with exclamation point. What followed was a series…