God of the City, Part 1: San Francisco is Changing

God of the City, Part 1: San Francisco is Changing

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Cities are the new the suburbs. It used to be that you grew up in places like Chinatown, the Mission, and Excelsior and you slowly…

Celebration

Celebration

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Every weekday at 7:50am, the staff and residents of Breakthrough Urban Ministries would celebrate. Imagine 30 homeless men having just been woken up, some still…

Heretic

Heretic

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Last week, I was on staff at our church’s annual youth camp. With about 70 kids, all of whom were somewhere between ages 12 and…

Trayvon

Trayvon

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Yesterday night, George Zimmerman was found not guilty for the murder of Trayvon Martin. I read about it, watched it on TV, saw the Facebook…

Home, Part 3

Home, Part 3

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Part 1. Part 2. Mission Year blog. It’s been almost a year since I got back from Chicago. I am still not completely sure if…

Why are all my friends going to Reality SF?

Why are all my friends going to Reality SF?

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Reality SF is a church in San Francisco. Based on what I’ve heard from friends and seen on their website, Reality SF is, by all…

Edivan

Edivan

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Every week, I go to the gym with Edivan. When I was living in Berkeley, this meant that I would wake up early (8:30am!) every…

On Writing

On Writing

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I’ve always had a love-hate relationship with writing. For the sake of my own sanity, I do it. But I go long stretches with empty…

New

New

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Yes I now have my own website. With this pioneering and pretentious step, I have accomplished two things: one, I no longer have to deal…