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Scorn, No. Alarm, Yes.

June 23, 2016

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We shouldn't scorn others because their opinion differs from our own. But the difference between scorn and genuine alarm is a matter of perspective and experience.

Newtown is a True Christmas Story

December 12, 2013

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***This post was first published on December 18, 2012*** The above picture is what twenty 5-year olds look like. It’s Christmas time, which we all know, is the the most wonderful time of year.  Joy to the World, and all that.  And there is good reason for this, both culturally and theologically.  We get to […]

The…Exaggerations of the CBS Sunday Morning Piece

April 3, 2013

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In case you missed it, here is the feature that CBS Sunday Morning produced on me and Peace Fellowship Church.  Check it out: Just a few thoughts I had after watching it myself: First off, Peace Fellowship isn’t really what I would call “predominantly African American” – it really is closer to multi-ethnic.  There are […]

My (Long Overdue) Review of “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother”

March 11, 2013

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One of the most popular blog posts I have ever written was my response to Amy Chua’s essay in the Wall Street Journal, which was a teaser for her upcoming book, Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother.  You can read my post yourself, but I shared that in my personal experience as a product of […]

It’s Down!!

January 17, 2013

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I am very happy and relieved to report that the Make Me Asian app, along with all of the others by that developer, have been taken off of Google Play.  So you might be asking, how exactly did a no-name pastor singlehandedly get the world’s largest and most influential technology corporation to do something that […]

Newtown is a True Christmas Story

December 17, 2012

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This is what twenty 5-year olds look like. It’s Christmas time, which we all know, is the the most wonderful time of year.  Joy to the World, and all that.  And there is good reason for this, both culturally and theologically.  We get to take time off from work to give and receive gifts and […]

“Don’t Be Evil”? How about “Don’t Be Racist”?

November 15, 2012

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I don’t do this very often at all, so please excuse me while I rant.  Google Play, their version of Apple’s App Store, has an application listed there called “Make Me Asian“.  It is one of those apps that modifies your pictures, you know, like the ones that make you look fat or make you […]