All posts by Andrew Ong

Andrew is an ABC (American Born Chinese) born to ABCs from Northern California. After completing a B.A. in Psychology and Social Behavior at the University of California, Irvine, he moved to Philadelphia for his MDiv at Westminster Theological Seminary. He and his beautiful wife currently live in Scotland where he is pursuing a PhD in World Christianity at the University of Edinburgh, researching Chinese American evangelicals and Neo-Calvinist theology. 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.

Why I’m still an Evangelical after the 2016 US Election

It's not because I wanted Trump to win.

/ November 16, 2016

A Bad Reason to Vote for Trump: Self-Preservation

Voting Christianly is not synonymous with voting to prevent Christian suffering.

/ October 20, 2016

“Sweet Emily, Talitha Cumi”

Jesus' words to Emily Choi and the rest of his little lambs.

/ August 9, 2016

ICYMI: Update on Emily Choi

Please remember the Choi’s on this Lord’s Day… Updates on Emily August 5 at 10:58pm · “For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven: a time to be born, and a time to die;...

/ August 6, 2016

Keeping the Novelty of Suffering Fresh

We’ve all done it. We acknowledge another’s suffering. It truly aches our hearts. Maybe we even write it down in our prayer journals. But eventually, we continue to live our lives undisturbed. Worse, as our newsfeeds become saturated with bad news upon bad news,...

/ August 3, 2016

New Calvinism & Cookie Cutter Christianity

In the New Calvinist attack on nominal Christianity, the incredibly multifaceted nature of following Christ is often flattened into "cookie cutter Christianity," but it doesn't have to be.

/ June 16, 2016

James Choi & Asian American Responses to Race Issues

An Asian American response to racial injustice must be met with both mercy and justice.

/ June 7, 2016

That Racist Chinese Laundry Commercial…

The tendency of Asian Americans to exclusively identify with victims rather than perpetrators of racism must be checked and rectified.

/ June 3, 2016

Loving Justice, Mercy, & “the Other”

How distinguishing a 1st person perspective from 2nd & 3rd person perspectives helps us to love "the Other" well.

/ May 9, 2016