Category: Culture & Identity

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

A Confucian Trinity Is Not The God of The Bible

The Christ of the New Testament is not a Confucian son of Filial Piety, but a Prince of Shalom. And therein lies the critical difference.

/ January 31, 2017

I’m Leaving Social Media…For Now

One Reformed Margins contributor explains why he's stepping away from social media. For a time.

/ December 28, 2016