All posts by Andrew Ong

Andrew is a third-generation, San Francisco Bay Area ABC (American Born Chinese), who married a beautiful third-gen Bay Area ABC. After graduating from the University of California Irvine and Westminster Theological Seminary, he is now pursuing a PhD in World Christianity at the University of Edinburgh, researching Chinese American evangelicals and Neo-Calvinist theology. He hopes to pursue pastoral ministry as his PhD studies come to a close. Andrew's a simple guy whose passions include: sushi, pizza, nachos, and the Golden State Warriors. On his less sanctified days he lives by the maxim: #ballislife.

Pursuing Ministry While Reformed & Chinese

The psychology of a Chinese American Presbyterian deciding between ministry opportunities in Asian or non-Asian churches, suburban churches or urban churches, Reformed churches or broadly evangelical churches.

/ June 21, 2018

The Truth that Makes Us Feel It

Often the truth we know seems so contrary to what we feel, but there is a truth that makes us feel it.

/ February 6, 2018

Consuming ‘Good Community’ as an Asian American Millennial

How much is our conception of 'good community' tied to our consumer preferences?

/ December 28, 2017

A Word to Millennials Repenting of Their Fundamentalism

An encouragement to millennial Christians that we repent of our former fundamentalist ways with humility.

/ November 27, 2017

Radical Inclusivity Within the Church: A Story from the Margins

Personal reflections on Larry's journey to the gospel, to Reformed theology, and to the gospel again.

/ November 14, 2017

Sola Scriptura (in Chinese American Perspective)

In recognition of the Reformation’s 500th anniversary, Reformed Margins will be reflecting on the five solas this October. The five solas are regarded by many as the five pillars of the Reformation, and we at Reformed Margins are proud to...

/ October 5, 2017
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A Ministry on the Margins: Sunny’s Story

A Chinese international student with a PhD in psychology gets saved and falls in love with Reformed theology in America. Find out what happens next!

/ September 5, 2017

7 Issues in the Chinese American Church

A look at some prominent challenges that the Chinese American church faces today.

/ August 3, 2017

“…But a crushed spirit who can bear?”

Thoughts from Proverbs 18:14 during Mental Health Awareness Month.

/ May 12, 2017