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10 Tips for Being a Good Ally

This past weekend, I  had the privilege of spending a few days with the folks at the  2014 Christianity 21 Conference in Denver, CO. Along with some truly gifted thinkers and theologies, I was one of t … [Full Post]

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 … [Full Post]

Why You Should Be Using Group.Me

Originally posted on BRC+.One of my favorite services for both professional and personal use is, a group texting service. If you have not tried it, it is a game-changer.The … [Full Post]

Jane Lui and Friends Cover TLC’s Waterfall

h/t: AngryAsianManArghhh . . . why did I not know about Jane Lui before now?*hangs head in shame*Better late than never.From her … [more]

10 Ways to Disconnect from the Next Generation of Progressives

A few weeks ago, I posted this video made by and for some friends of mine:I have been thinking about this video a great deal when it comes to … [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 … [more]

Cebu City, My Lost Wallet and the Kindness of Humanity

If you are like me, every once in awhile an email arrives in your inbox from someone who is stuck in London or the Philippines because they were … [more]

FREE DOWNLOAD and My Interview with Leslie Rodriguez of Humming House

In 2009 I had the privilege of meeting Leslie Rodriguez at a collegiate event at Montreat Conference Center in North Carolina. Leslie was a member of … [more]

A Generation Asks: WTF?

And now a message from the millennials...Wait, what?!?!? But, we thought you were going to fix everything . . .One of the reasons that my … [more]

UPDATED (11/21): Join me in Philippines — Tragedy, Beauty, Complexity

As some of you know, am in the Philippines on a month-long teaching assignment at The Silliman University Divinity School. This was made possible by a … [more]

New G+ Community on Social Media and the Church

Yes, smarty-pants, I said Google+.While I know that many church folks (at least in my circle) have not rushed over to google+, too many people … [more]

Who Should Lead Your Church’s Social Media Ministry

I hear it all the time when church folks offer social media advice to one another, Get one of the youth to run the church's social media ministry. I … [more]

Why this Presbyterian Signed An Open Letter from the Asian American Community to the Evangelical Church

Others who have since blogged about the letter: Angry Asian Man, Kathy Khang, Rachel Held Evans, Elder,J, rethinkxian, Dora, AsAm News, Evangelical Cov … [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 … [more]

When we talk about people on Twitter, should we let them know?

A few years back a friend and I had one of those, "Yes, we're a$$hats!" moment. We were hanging out at an event and - as we tend to too easily do - we … [more]