Category: Theology & Scripture

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

Chutzpah: A Strategy for the Disenfranchised

Chutzpah is the idea that the bottom of the barrel can contend with the top of the barrel, no matter how great the odds, and the bottom of the barrel can win.

/ July 20, 2017

Child of God, You Are Loved

Christian, do you struggle with seeing the Father as harsh, distant, or unapproachable? Consider his love and receive by faith the unbelievable.

/ June 20, 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

Why Are We Hesitating? Thoughts About God’s Love

Many Reformed Christians are hesitating when it comes to experiencing and speaking of God's love. Why and what are we missing out on?

/ May 19, 2017

Good Doctrine Gone Bad

Do some responses to the death of unarmed black image bearers betray a misunderstanding of the doctrine of total depravity? Guest post from Kevin Garcia.

/ May 17, 2017

What an Israeli Tour Guide Taught Me About Communion

The Westminster Confession of Faith tells us that Communion is a sign and seal of the Covenant of Grace. Here's how Judaism can inform our understanding of this sacrament.

/ April 13, 2017

Shalom and Worship

The real reason that worship heals or strengthens weary hearts is not the song, the musicianship, or the performer. It’s the shalom that is created.

/ March 17, 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