Posts Tagged ‘belonging’

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Photo by seyed mostafa zamani

By Tina Teng-Henson

Three little sisters from the neighborhood sit in a row beside me, stealing glances at me during worship. When I clap, they clap. When I look down to smile at them, they smile back at me. When I turn my attention to the worship leader and the lyrics on the screen, they try to do the same, but I can feel the gaze of the youngest one, still on me. (more…)

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By Melanie Mar Chow

Are we home yet? As the holiday season comes to a close, those who traveled for the holidays will eventually return home.  Reflecting upon the year’s end, I realized that 2010 did not allow me to go home for the holidays. An unfair assessment? If you know me, you’d say “Silly Melanie, you were home!” (more…)

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by Chloe Sun

I have always perceived myself as a foreigner in America.  My parents were born and raised in Vietnam.  I was born in China, raised in Hong Kong and came to the U.S. for college about twenty years ago.  Identity became an ever more prominent issue when I came to teach at a seminary that was predominantly Taiwanese in Los Angeles. (more…)

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By Dr. Chloe Sun, Ph.D.

Looking back at my journey as a Chinese woman in ministry, I can summarize it in one word: challenging. So, I entitle this presentation “Against Overwhelming Odds: Chinese Women in Ministry.” I will be speaking primarily from my own personal experience, but I hope my experience will serve as a mirror reflecting other Chinese and Asian American women’s experience in ministry. (more…)

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