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By Margaret Yu

It was a hard night where I tossed and turned with a horrible cough and a constricted throat — and I was not even sick! However, upon hearing my alarm, I was afraid that I would have to cancel because I was not sure if I had a voice to speak. (For speakers, that is a NO-NO. I had only canceled once in my life.) (more…)

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By Diana Gee

“….whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant, and whoever wants to be first must be slave of all.” Mark 10:43b-44

The past few days I’ve been thinking of the sad story of a young girl who recently died by suicide as a result of peer abuse. (more…)

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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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Shared by Grace May

Near the end of seminary, I started asking myself, “What am I going to do when I graduate?”  In the late 1980s, there weren’t any conservative evangelical Chinese churches that I knew of that were ordaining women.  (more…)

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Ann Chen is a student at Fuller Theological Seminary getting a dual degree in Intercultural Studies and Theology & Ministry.  On the side, she is conference chair of the World Christian Conference (WCC) and does volunteer staffing with InterVarsity.  Ann has a BA in Urban Studies & Planning from UCSD, a Master’s in Education, and six years’ experience teaching middle school.  She attends Epicentre Church, and enjoys prayer and worship, playing piano & guitar, and discussions about church ministry. (more…)

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As a woman leader, I really want to bless the ministry but sometimes I’m afraid I am squelching male leadership as a result of my involvement.   Recently, I was overseeing a male leader, about 4 years younger than me.  I noticed that he was kind of hesitant, and I wondered whether it was because of his age, whether he felt like he couldn’t say certain things in front of me, or something else.  (more…)

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By Young Lee Hertig, as published in CBE‘s Arise E-Newsletter

Every leader can point to numerous mentors who have refreshed and renewed them like an oasis in the desert. These are people who foresee our potential and guide us to reach our God-given calling in life. My PhD mentor, Paul G. Hiebert, was a third-generation Mennonite missionary to India and a professor at Fuller Theological Seminary in the 1980s and 1990s. (more…)

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