Three Reasons Why Instagram is my Happy Place

  Originally posted on BRC+. One of my favorite social media services is Instagram. If you are a visual person and like just keeping up with people’s lives, this may be a great site for you. Instagram is a smart-phone based service that is a little like Twitter – you follow and are followed– except, [Read More…]

Why You Should Be Using Group.Me

Originally posted on BRC+. One of my favorite services for both professional and personal use is Group.me, a group texting service. If you have not tried it, it is a game-changer. The nitty-gritty Sign up for an account. Create a group and you’ll be assigned a group phone number. Add people’s mobile numbers to the [Read More…]

Jane Lui and Friends Cover TLC’s Waterfall

h/t: AngryAsianMan Arghhh . . . why did I not know about Jane Lui before now? *hangs head in shame* Better late than never. From her website bio: “I’m can be pretty shy, and learned that I feel most earnest and outgoing in music. More than anything, I want to be honest in music; it [Read More…]

Free Images of Typhoon Haiyan Damage in the Philippines

As life would have it, I was in the Philippines during and after Typhoon Haiyan (locally known as Yolanda) struck the Philippines. I blogged my experience, but one of the things that I was able to do was be part of a relief group into Tacloban, Leyte, and the surrounding areas to see the damage [Read More…]

Why are the Detroit Tigers on my Twitter Profile?

ADDENDUM: Players featured on my twitter profile thus far: “Sweet” Lou Whitaker, Ozzie Virgil Sr., Larry Doby . . . This morning I have no voice and my baseball spirit is in mourning. Last night, my wife and I went to watch the Oakland A’s play the Detroit Tigers in, Game #5 of the American League [Read More…]

“But, I Don’t See You as Asian” has been released.

I will be doing a grand announcement over on www.reyes-chow.com later this week, but wanted to give a heads up to my Patheos readers about the my new book, But I Don’t See You as Asian: Curating Conversations about Race now available in on Amazon and for the Nook. There will be more to come, but in [Read More…]

See you at the Church Planters Academy

Once again, this summer I’ll be taking part in the Church Planters Academy held at Solomon’s Porch in Minneapolis. I was there last year and found it to be a great blend of presentations and conversations that seemed to be helpful to those in attendance. The best part of the event is getting to know some good [Read More…]

Emergence Christianity 2013: My First Pechakucha Experience

This past week I was invited be part of a slate of PechaKucha presentations at the Emergence Christianity Gathering in Memphis, TN.   Just before it was about to begin I tweeted . . . Right about now all of the PechaKucha presenters are starting to feel anxious. And Adam Walker Cleaveland, another of the PechaKucha presenters [Read More…]

Emerging in Memphis with Phyllis Tickle

For the next few days I will be hanging out with some folk who like to fancy ourselves thought leaders within the realm of the Christian faith. Oh who are we kidding . . . most of us are just huge fans of Phyllis Tickle and smart-assery. There will be skinny jeans, tattoos, ironic eye-wear, [Read More…]

A little update for my Patheos readers

Greetings all, It seems like a very long time since I have posted on my Patheos blog. And contrary to the rumors circulating about, I have not been hanging out with Elvis, Tupac and Bigfoot on some tropical island – though that would be pretty awesome – but rather, life has been happening and I have had to do a [Read More…]