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.

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

Questioning Calvinism aka “Big God Theology”

How "Big God Theology" often falls off the tracks and how we can prevent this.

/ April 13, 2016

Don’t Waste Your Race: Racial Stewardship (2)

Applying racial stewardship to real life.

/ March 23, 2016

Don’t Waste Your Race: Racial Stewardship (1)

Exploring race as a gift to be stewarded by all evangelicals on mission.

/ March 22, 2016

Seeing Christ in 1 Sam 11: Kings, Serpents, & Swords

Exploring 1 Samuel 11 to understand why King Jesus trumps Trump, Clinton, and every other king.

/ March 7, 2016
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Dear Phil Johnson, About Your Response to Thabiti…

Some questions for my brother, Phil Johnson, regarding his recent exchange with my other brother, Thabiti Anyabwile.

/ February 17, 2016

A 6-Month Old Husband’s Reflections

A new(b) husband shares 6 things he's been learning during his first 6 months of marriage.

/ February 8, 2016