Gender is a socially constructed term that categorizes people by real or perceived physical/sexual characteristics. The word transgender is a relatively new term that encompasses a multitude of gender identities and expressions inclusive of those identities and expressions that most closely resemble the eunuchs we read about in the Bible.
I’ve seen widely varied responses to Ferguson in my Asian American circles, but more often than not, the response has been silence. A few reasons why that may be.
What have we as a church been teaching theologically that makes women in prostitution believe they can’t talk to God? That makes them believe they can’t ask for help in the midst of a rough situation? What is the theology we’re communicating that makes these women believe they have to have their lives cleaned up … Continue reading I Know I’m Going To Hell
There has been a lot of talking, debating, and hand-wringing among Christian bloggers lately about modesty; particularly yoga pants, making men uncomfortable by being attractive, and in general, ways in which to combat everyone’s favorite “evil”: lust. Well, I’d like to hop on the modesty bandwagon and discuss something that I have personally struggled with … Continue reading When Suits Become a Stumbling Block: A Plea to My Brothers in Christ*
My church members would probably be surprised if they knew. But that’s the funny thing about anti-depressants. If you’re happy, that means they’re working. But there’s this rumor going around that if you feel better than you should get off of them.
Why is there so much uncertainty now about when the seasons start? I asked this question, too, of several East Africans I met, and there was almost no variance in the answers I got — “Climate Change.” This unanimity surprised me at first.