Archive for July, 2007

Raising up women leaders and voices

5 Asian American women InterVarsity ministry leaders put together this book, More Than Serving Tea: Asian American Women on Expectations, Relationships, Leadership And Faith, bringing out diversely rich perspectives about gender and identity issues through their personal narratives. Nikki Toyama, Tracey Gee, Kathy Khang, Christie Heller de Leon, and Asifa Dean shared the tasks of […]

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creators of culture

God calls people to all kinds of vocations to shape culture for the common good. Artists are now being noted for expressing their faith in creative ways without having to sacrifice their convictions nor having to be explicit about drawings of crosses or the Bible. This article excerpt, Evangelicals seek role as ‘creators of culture’ […]

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improving Chinese family communications

The Gospel Herald had recently posted 2 recent articles about Rev. Peter Lam of Asian Family Today: Researcher Comments on Cultural-Clash in Chinese Families and Communication Must Improve in Chinese Families, Researcher Says. Here are 2 excerpts from the articles: Communication between parents and children is difficult , especially for Asian American families, which are […]

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growing autonomous churches via duplex model

This 2001 memorandum titled A Proposal for Duplex Autonomy (in PDF format) was drafted by an English Ministry (EM) of an immigrant Korean church and presented to the Korean Ministry (KM) session for consideration. (A “session” is the governing leadership body of a Presbyterian church.) A “duplex model” is two churches under one roof — […]

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Christianity and the Chinese people

Sociology of Religion: A Quarterly Review (Volume 67, Number 2; Summer 2006) had a special issue on the topic of: CONVERSION TO CHRISTIANITY AMONG THE CHINESE, edited by Fenggang Yang and Joseph B. Tamney. A number of interesting topics were explored: Exploring Mass Conversion to Christianity among the Chinese: An Introduction Social and Cultural Contexts […]

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Advantages of an immigrant Asian church

Daniel Eng took good notes from his Talbot lecture in a course titled, “The Asian Church in American Society,” taught by Professors Benjamin Shin and Sheryl Takagi Silzer, and put this list together, The Advantages and Opportunities of an Asian Immigrant Church :: Opportunities to build generational bridges and cultural bridges. Opportunities to learn spiritual […]

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Asian American Philanthropy lagging its population growth

There is a growing need for funding to serve Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, not only by the largest U.S. foundations, but also by Asian Americans themselves. (With Asian Americans on the whole having the highest graduation rates in education and highest median household income, this suggests that Asian Americans do have a lot to […]

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music ministry on tour

Just found out that EFC Music Ministry is going on Restoration Project tour this summer at a dozen locations in Northern California, Southern California, and Arizona. (EFC is the Evangelical Formosan Church denomination, which has its own seminary, Logos Evangelical Seminary.) This looks like quite an effort, that could be a means to cultivate original […]

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