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Challenges for Asian Americans: Identity, History, and Passivity

At The Gospel Coalition’s 2011 national conference in April, Julius Kim and Stephen Um led a workshop on “Asian-American Christian Thought and Theological History: Pastoral Implications for Diversity and Innovation in a Multiracial Church.” Um, a TGC council member, serves as senior pastor of CityLife Church in Boston. Kim is the dean of students and […]

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Eugene Cho on Redefining Success

Eugene Cho is pastor of Quest Church in Seattle, Washington, and Executive Director of One Day’s Wages.
His web-exclusive video was featured on The Nines online conference hosted by Leadership Network on September 9th. In 6 minutes, each speaker spoke of a game changer in their lives. Watch Eugene Cho’s video in HD or standard-res […]

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Presentation #2 from the Austin conversation

The videos of the Asian American Leadership Conversation (on 4/29/09 in Austin) are now online for viewing. The topic revolved around what kind of Asian American leaders need to be raised up to make Kingdom impact, and 3 presentations were made from 3 different perspectives: church, academic (sociological), and parachurch.
Here is the second presentation, “The […]

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This week’s questions…

This week’s discussion questions on Asian American leadership, will tackle the context of both in the church and broadly, outside of the church, looking at some things that may hold back Asian American’s in their development.  Areas of identity issues, perhaps background from a shame and guilt mother culture, and sometimes a grace-less church has […]

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Part 2 on Prequel Questions on Developing New Asian American Leaders

Happy Memorial Day to everyone.
Here is Part 2 of the questions from last week’s posting on “Prequel Questions” on Developing New Asian American Leaders.  Are you like me that sometimes it’s good to step back from a challenging task and, instead of listing facts or known ideas, to start again by asking questions.  That’s what […]

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musings about Asian American ministry

PaLM’s Ekklesia ministry has a series of articles from John L. Ng’s reflections and thoughts on doing pastoral work in New York City:

A Diverse Asian Community as Context for Church Ministry
Thinking Through The Identity Issue Among […]

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why God made you an Asian American

Russell Jeung (Associate Professor of Asian Studies at San Francisco State University) gave 4 talks at the first Asian American conference hosted by Bread of Life Church in Torrance, California, March 7-9. We recorded the first talk from Friday night. (Videos from all the talks may be made available later, but no guarantees.)

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a Chinese church perspective

Pastor Paul Hong Cheng heads the only local Chinese church, formed four months ago in Vacaville. Vacaville is approximately 35 miles from Sacramento and 55 miles from San Francisco. Pastor Cheng shared this perspective about reaching the next generation and the future impact of China in this article, Breaking language barriers: Chinese church reaches out […]

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Asian American women and cultural pressures

There are many factors that affect Asian Americans, both pressures from our Asian cultural heritage as well as being a minority in an American context. This CNN article, Push to achieve tied to suicide in Asian-American women, unpacks some of these pressures that push a few over the edge towards tragedy [ht: Eddie Byun]:
Asian-American women […]

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contextualizing the Gospel for Asian Americans

The Epic Movement is the Asian American focused ministry of Campus Crusade for Christ. They held an Epic East Coast 2007 Conference near Washington DC in January 2007, and recorded the 4 messages by Dr. Ben Shin (Adjunct Professor, Talbot School of Theology) –

Our Identity: Confessions of a California Roll (mp3)

Where is Grace? (mp3)

On Becoming […]

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L2 Foundation (”L-Squared”) is a private foundation that seeks to develop the leadership and legacy of Asian Americans by providing support and resources.

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