Category: Personal Testimonies

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

Repentance That Goes Unanswered

Why does God seem silent in my repentance? What instruction might he have for me in Peter's denial?

/ May 11, 2018

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

Where We’ve Been: A Two-Year Retrospective

We had a birthday! A look back at some of the posts with the greatest impact on our readers.

/ September 12, 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

Chutzpuh pt 2: Losing to Win

Intro: Is Chutzpah really Holy? For better or for worse, Korean churches tend to be heavily revivalistic. Just about every Korean church that I know of tends to have at least 2 or 3 revivals or revivalistic retreats per year....

/ August 8, 2017

Too Wise to Err, Too Good to be Unkind

There is deep comfort to be found in the truth of God's kindness and wisdom. Pregnancy, miscarriage, new birth, and Spurgeon-- here's a recent chapter from the story of God's goodness in my life.

/ March 3, 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

Abuse, Patriarchy and Korean Paternalism

“If the Father is authoritative and the Son subordinate, and if these attributes should define the way we live in the church and in our families, it's no wonder that some will turn to abuse in order to ensure obedience....

/ December 30, 2016

Happy Birthday, Reformed Margins!

We launched the website one year ago today. So here are some birthday reflections on the first year of Reformed Margins.

/ September 1, 2016