Category: Culture & Identity

Meet Gustavo Gutierrez

Gustavo Gutierrez is one of the most influential theologians Latin America produced in the 20th century. Here are a few reasons I think he's so important.

/ August 31, 2017

Introducing Myself to Me: Starting a Journey of Identity

What does it mean to have Latino identity when raised without Latin culture, history, and language? I look to Theology and the Bible for answers.

/ August 25, 2017

7 Issues in the Chinese American Church

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

/ August 3, 2017

The Gospel and Our Transgender Neighbors

What is the Christian starting point for conversations about transgenderism and transgender rights? The Gospel.

/ August 1, 2017

Rejoicing and Weeping on the Fourth of July

How should Christians celebrate national holidays? Paul's command to rejoice and weep with our neighbors provides a way forward.

/ July 3, 2017

From Culpability to Responsibility

Intro: silent prophets. In seminary I took an Old Testament class where the professor assigned a book by MLK jr. The idea was to see how Biblical Prophecy tended to be more about forth-telling than fore-telling.1  And by anyone’s standards,...

/ June 15, 2017

Sabbath as Activism: Undermining the Model Minority Myth

Asian Americans are often stereotyped as The Model Minority. The problem is that this stereotype is a destructive myth. It hurts all parties that are involved. The activism inherent in Sabbath is it's antidote.

/ June 2, 2017

Some Clarity and a Hope for More

An update on last week's article regarding Harry Reeder.

/ May 3, 2017

Introducing City Image: A Podcast for the City, by the City

Bryant Parsons, Richard Bowman, and Danny Ortiz have launched a new podcast focused on the issues confronting Christians in urban America.

/ March 15, 2017

Social Justice and the Great Commission

A holistic fulfillment of the Great Commission must include a concern for the entire person—both soul and body.

/ February 16, 2017