Unity, Anger, Conversion, and Hillsong

Unity, Anger, Conversion, and Hillsong

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,…

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San Franciscans: A Modern-Day Epistle

San Franciscans: A Modern-Day Epistle

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…

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I'm the biggest hypocrite of 2015

I’m the biggest hypocrite of 2015

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…

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Ferguson to Asian Americans: Deconstructing Silence

Ferguson to Asian Americans: Deconstructing Silence

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…

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Francis Chan's Ethnic Identity Journey

Francis Chan’s Ethnic Identity Journey

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…

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The inner city needs you!

The inner city needs you!

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…

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Learning Cantonese, Unlearning Shame

Learning Cantonese, Unlearning Shame

Earlier this year I was taking Conversational Cantonese at City College. After a lifetime of fractional non-conversations with my grandparents with mom and dad as…

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Midian

Midian

And she named him Moses, saying, “I drew him out of the water.” One day, after Moses had grown up, he went out to where…

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Why are all my friends going to Reality SF, Part 2: My conversation with Dave Lomas

Why are all my friends going to Reality SF, Part 2: My conversation with Dave Lomas

A few weeks ago I sat down with Dave Lomas, head pastor at Reality SF. Why he would meet with a scrub like me is…

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Asian American Christians: No Place to Lay Our Heads

Asian American Christians: No Place to Lay Our Heads

Happy 2014! One of my new year’s resolutions is to better formulate my experiences as an Asian American, particularly as they relate to faith. I…

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