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By Melanie Mar Chow

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The only way that we can live, is if we grow. The only way that we can grow is if we change. The only way that we can change is if we learn. The only way we can learn is if we are exposed. And the only way that we can become exposed is if we throw ourselves out into the open. Do it. Throw yourself. ― C. JoyBell C.

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By Sharon Lee Song

We don’t use our imaginations enough.  My imagination is what has helped to keep Scripture alive for me.  When various life issues and challenges arise, I’ve looked to Scripture because I wanted to know how other people have handled similar situations or challenges, particularly the way Jesus managed them.  (more…)

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By Vivian Mabuni

Leadership. Our ability to stay the course and maintain perspective amidst the stress, the demands, the spiritual warfare, and the misunderstandings has everything to do with the type of people we choose to be around. This post originally was shared over at SheReadsTruth. (more…)

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By Melanie Mar Chow

In 1977, as a college student, the Lord had grasped my attention about what it means to “love the Lord with all your heart, soul, mind…” and more.    Though I was my grandmother’s constant companion to church at a young age, I rededicated my life to Jesus in my latter high school years, and sought to serve and follow Him to the best of my capability.

During college, I participated in several campus ministry activities and went through a personal call to leave my grandmother’s church and then attend the church of my great-grandmother.  (more…)

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Introduction to this 3-part blog series–>

By Melanie Mar Chow

Although I was not one of the first hundred people to sign the Asian Americans United letter, ultimately I did sign it, after some thoughtful and prayerful consideration.  My deliberations involved reflections on how to be responsible with my position and vast years of experience, as part of the Body of Christ, to act as a bridge to address racial tensions and perceived actions.  Would my response be limited only to the act of signing the letter as one of the 1000+ who signed it, or would my response involve and shape who I am as a leader and as a follower of Jesus as an Asian American Christian woman?  Was I responding individually or corporately? (more…)

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By Elizabeth Chang

We are over halfway through the month of June, and my dry-erase calendar has been staring back at me with the month of May. Where have the past three weeks gone?

A friend of mine once told me of the obsession she used to have with counting the number of steps she took on stairways. (more…)

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By Wendy Choy-Chan

“Do you have to put everything through a theological filter?”  Such was the response I got from a disgruntled family member.  True, I had over-reacted towards his casual remark and almost turned it into a debate over the correct interpretation of the biblical text.  My excuse, though, was that I was buried in my theology textbooks at that moment.  However, there were some truths to his question, or complaint, for that matter. (more…)

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