Some Thoughts on Anti-Asian Sentiment as an Asian American Christian

I have long feared that the Coronavirus pandemic will create some anti-Asian sentiments when President Trump began calling it the “Chinese virus”, and unfortunately it materialized.  Various news media have reported random assaults on Asian Americans across the country, which also sparked responses from within this community either as individuals or as collaborative voices.  What Read More …

Screw This Virus!

(This article is written by David Brooks and published in New York Times:  https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/19/opinion/coronavirus-isolation.html) Subtitle: We had to be set apart in order to feel together Screw this virus. Screw this virus that is already ravaging families, burying people in the hard isolation of the same four walls, leaving waitresses in anguish about how they’re Read More …

Why I Don’t Know How to Pray for the Coronavirus Pandemic

Nearly two months into the Coronavirus spectating, Americans finally came to realize that we are actually playing this game in the arena…for life.  Dan Diamond, a POLITICO reporter who investigates health care policy and politics, tells us how serious this pandemic is and how much we need to be concerned.  As I am writing this, Read More …

Two Interviews on the New Zealand Shooting

On March 15, 2019, a self-identified white supremacist walked into two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand within the same hour and started shooting, leaving at least 50 dead and 50 other injured.  On the one hand, hate crimes targeting the Muslim community no longer surprise us.  At the same time, perhaps it was the vast Read More …

Postmodernism Come and Gone

In a recent conversation with a friend in ministry, I made a comment that I believed postmodernism as we know has come and gone.  In the strict sense, anything that is post-xxxxx-ism reacts to a preceding ideology but is often (if not always) a transitional phase.  Likewise, postmodernism reacts to the dominance of modernity, and Read More …

Trump Is No Longer The Worst Person In Government

(The following article is written by conservative columnist George Will in Washington Post.  How he concludes this essay captures my thoughts of why many evangelical Christians who blindly support or defend Trump need to reflect on the conflict of values.) https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/trump-is-no-longer-the-worst-person-in-government/2018/05/09/10e59eba-52f1-11e8-a551-5b648abe29ef_story.html?noredirect=on&utm_term=.d1504c4d7b66   Donald Trump, with his feral cunning, knew. The oleaginous Mike Pence, with his Read More …