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April 25, 2018
Unity and the Korean Language
The following comes from a BBC article "How the South Korean language was designed to...
July 05, 2017
If only the church were like a gang….
The following is one of the most significant quotes I’ve read in a long while....
January 31, 2017
Students “borrow points” to pass test
Here are a few noteworthy articles reflecting on contemporary Chinese culture. 1. “Teachers Loan Students Points to...
January 24, 2017
Why collectivists grow rice and individualists grow wheat
One of my favorite books is Richard Nisbitt’s Geography of Thought, where he surveys many...
March 09, 2016
10 Characteristics of an “Individualistic Gospel”
What is an “individualistic gospel”? It's common to hear people criticize evangelistic presentations as “individualistic.”...
August 26, 2014
The Biblical Story is Collectivistic
From beginning to end, the Bible primarily talks about groups, not individuals. This is...
August 21, 2014
How to Babel on the Gospel in China
I want to briefly illustrate the idea from my previous post. I suggested that it...
August 20, 2014
The Chase for Face: The Shame of Western Collectivism
Ever wonder what Western collectivism looks like and why it matters? My recent article attempts...
August 06, 2014
Why Not Begin with Babel?
Previously, I examined common problems that emerge when we start with the Adam story (Part...
July 21, 2014
Leadership Lessons from the Party?
People often overlook a key feature of honor-same societies. Honor-shame cultures are inherently collectivistic in...
June 04, 2014
The Church is a Gospel Issue
Is the church fundamentally collection of individuals OR a single entity? Another way of asking...
May 13, 2014
Do We Need a Collectivistic Gospel?
What do you think of this graph? Scot McKnight posted this over at Jesus Creed...
September 19, 2013
Why China Matters for Doing Theology: Biblical Truth
Why would someone need to know more about China in order to understand the Bible...
August 08, 2013
A Theological Version of "Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell"
When people are not against something but not necessarily "for" it, what do they do?...
June 25, 2013
Justifying Honor and Shame in Romans
Simply put, Romans is about honor and shame. In the latter sections of Saving God's...
May 31, 2013
Finding Israel in the Middle Kingdom
What does Beijing have to do with Jerusalem? Well, imagine you live in the following...
February 14, 2013
The New Covenant in a Chinese Context (Part 3): Defined by Ethnicity?
In the previous posts, we saw that the new covenant has a collectivist dimension and...
February 07, 2013
The New Covenant in a Chinese Context (Part 1): A Collectivistic Understanding of Identity
One thing that gets me excited is thinking about the way that an eastern (e.g....
November 21, 2012
(Mis)understanding Honor, Shame, or Face? (Part 3)
Shame and guilt are similar but have different orientations. It's important we clarify our definitions.
November 19, 2012
Does the Chinese Church Have Denominations?
QUESTION FROM A FRIEND: Does the Chinese church have denominations? No, at least in the...
November 16, 2012
(Mis)understanding Honor, Shame, or Face? (Part 2)
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