A Call for Tough-Mindedness: MLK, Jr. Day, 2018

Monday, January 15, 2018

Here is a short talk I gave at Naperville Covenant Church yesterday in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. I was honored to speak alongside my longtime…

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Why White-Centered Discipleship Hurts Us All

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Here is a post I did for CT Women’s #AmplifyWomen series. It begins: “For my 14-year-old son, the word ‘needle’ used to evoke feelings of pain. But last Saturday,…

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The Case for Diversity On Your Conference Stage

Saturday, November 7, 2015

Recently there was a brouhaha on social media about the most recent Christian conference to feature an all-white speaker lineup. Laura Turner addressed this latest incident in her Religion…

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My “Fresh Off the Boat” Dilemma

Friday, February 6, 2015

I want to be a fan. I want to be a hater. And therein lies the problem. If you follow current developments in network television, you might have…

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When God Showed Up in House of Cards

Monday, March 10, 2014

I was delighted to interview Jae Jin, a Baltimore-based aspiring musician who recently appeared on an episode of the television show House of Cards. His is a wonderful…

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“Gangnam Style”: The Downside to the Hype

Friday, September 21, 2012

Perhaps you’ve been wondering what all the fuss is about “Gangnam Style,” the latest YouTube video-gone-viral with more than 220 million views to date. If you are one…

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