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By Debbie Gin

“The God of the message is infinite, but the text of the message is finite.”  This is a mantra I rehearse with my students every semester.  Then I continue, “We know exactly how many sentences, words, and letters there are in the Bible, so of all the possible stories that could have been included, why those particular few?”  (more…)

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Smiling CroppedAs AAWOL’s founder & director, Young Lee Hertig, took on the role of ISAAC executive director this past year, AAWOL has been in need of a new director and we finally have one! Dr. Debbie Hearn Gin has been a member of AAWOL since its beginning in 2004, recently earned her PhD, and leads an AAWOL chapter in Azusa. Debbie is a fellow in the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Assessment, after serving as the Director of Diversity Studies at Azusa Pacific University. In addition, she is an associate professor in the Department of Ministry of APU’s Graduate School of Theology. As the new AAWOL director, Debbie Gin will be writing our first post of 2013, so stay tuned!

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Traditionally, Christian faith practice has relied heavily upon verbal expression.  However, with the digital revolution, the mode of communication has shifted to multi-sensory expression.  Evidence of this can be seen as visual art and images cover the pages of Facebook, and more and more people find themselves swept along by the changing medium of communication.

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By Melanie Mar Chow

One of our strategies as campus ministers of AACF (Asian American Christian Fellowship)  is to raise up men and women to serve God by serving their peers while they are in college.  But after years of releasing students into life after college, I soon began to ask, What happens after they graduate?  How do they continue in leadership, especially the women(more…)

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HEALING OF MEMORIES: MINISTERING TO THE ASIAN AMERICAN FAMILY

Co-sponsored by ISAAC/Fuller Theological Seminary

March 19–20, 2012  

Pasadena, CA

“Blessed are those who mourn, they will be comforted.” — Matthew 5:4

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The third Asian American Equipping Symposium will address the crucial yet often overlooked issue of Asian American family systems. (more…)

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By Joy Wong

In an effort to expand the voices on our blog, we’ve been interviewing Asian American women leaders.  In November 2010, we posted our first “spotlight interview” entry (and we’ve been posting one a month ever since).  Then this past March, we interviewed for and posted our first “shared insights” entry, now also a regular entry on our blog.  I’d now like to propose yet another addition: a “Question” entry.  Let me explain why. (more…)

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Sponsored by ISAAC East Region and AAWOL, co-authors Young Lee Hertig & Joy Wong will be  presenting on the newly-released book, Mirrored Reflections: Reframing Biblical Characters at various locations throughout NJ & NYC this July.  Book events will  feature an introduction to the book, chapter presentations by authors, Q&A, and book discounts.  All — both women and men — are welcome and encouraged to attend!

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Wed 7/6, 6:30-8 pm: City Seminary of New York   2204 Frederick Douglass Blvd (119th St), New York, NY

Thu 7/7, 7:30-9 pm: Chinese Christian Church in Somerset  758 Hamilton St., Somerset, NJ

Fri 7/8, 6-7 pm: Church of Grace to the Fujianese  133-135 Allen St., New York, NY

Sun 7/10, 10:30 am:  Bethany Presbyterian Church 293  West Passaic Avenue, Bloomfield, NJ    (Young Lee Hertig will be preaching)

Sun 7/10, 1-2 pm: Chinese Christian Church of New Jersey (Room: Upper Grange)  232 South Beverwyck Road, Parsippany, NJ

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