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Nikki Toyama-Szeto

Christian Social Action, with Nikki Toyama-Szeto

Nikki Toyama-Szeto shares about her work leading Christians for Social Action, the organization’s commitment to cultivating faithful engagement with issues of justice, and her experience as a Japanese American woman in leadership.

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Response | Diaspora Missions and Practice

In response to Enoch Wan’s lecture on “Diaspora Missiology and Korean Immigrant Churches,” Kyongho Ko reflects on how various diaspora missiologies play out in Korean immigrant churches in the United States.

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Panel | Cases from the Second Generation

Sam Koh, Benjamin Shin, and Kevin Lee share about second generation pastoral ministry and intergenerational lessons for the Korean American church’s future, in this panel discussion moderated by Daniel D. Lee.

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Benediction: Filipino American Ministry

Leaders from Fuller’s Asian American Center share about a new initiative serving the Filipino American Church and the church beyond.

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Days of Wanting | Jonathan Tran

Jonathan Tran reflects on his family’s story of immigrating from Vietnam to the States, the costs of the American Dream, and the church’s status as pilgrims without a home.

Kathy Khang

Speaking Up, with Kathy Khang

Kathy Khang reflects on Asian American experiences of silencing, on what it means to be heard and belong, and on anti-Asian racism during the pandemic.

Critical Race Theory and Our Nation’s Future

In this season’s final episode of Centering, the Asian American Christian podcast, Daniel and Alexander talk about the future of race in America: Where will conversations around race go? What will be the issues that continue to arise around race, power, and inequity? And how can the Christian church bear faithful witness amidst it all? Listen now on Soundcloud Or search “Centering Asian American Christian” on your favorite podcast app or directory.   Centering is… Read more »

Does Critical Theory Have A Place in Our Churches?

This episode, Dr. Daniel D. Lee and Dr. Alexander Jun speak on critical race theory – and our churches. Does Critical Theory have a place in ethnic, Asian American, and multicultural churches? What are the dangers – and uses – of introducing these ideas into our spaces of worship and community? Listen now on Soundcloud, or search for “Centering Asian American Christian” on your favorite podcast app or directory.   Centering is produced by Jason… Read more »

Critical Race Theory and Schools

This week on our podcast, Dr. Daniel D. Lee and Dr. Alexander Jun speak about Critical Race Theory and the academy: how is history told, whose voices are included, and what does a “Christian” history mean? Listen now on Soundcloud, or search for “Centering Asian American Christian” on your favorite podcast app or directory. Centering is produced by Jason Chu, edited by Alexander Catedral, with music by Mark Redito  

Christians and Cancel Culture

  What IS cancel culture, and how does – and doesn’t – it fit into a Christian imagination of justice?   On today’s episode of Centering, Daniel and Alex speak about the roles of accountability, forgiveness, and power in the current conversation around “cancel culture”. Listen now on Soundcloud Or search for “Centering Asian American Christian” on your favorite podcast app or directory.   Centering is produced by Jason Chu, edited by Alexander Catedral, with… Read more »

God Is Not Colorblind!

  In this episode, Dr. Daniel D. Lee and Dr. Alexander Jun speak on intersectionality, identity, and the Image of God:   What is intersectionality? Why are social identities important to God, and to us? And how do we avoid idolizing social identity?   Listen now on Soundcloud, or search for “Centering Asian American Christian” on your favorite podcast app or directory.   Centering is produced by Jason Chu, edited by Alexander Catedral, with music… Read more »

Social Justice and the Gospel

Is social justice a different gospel, a distraction from the gospel, or the Gospel itself? This week on Centering, Dr. Daniel D. Lee and Dr. Alex Jun talk about the various manifestations of justice and their relationship to the Christian Gospel. Centering is produced by Jason Chu, engineered by Alexander Catedral, with music by Mark Redito

White Supremacy and the Doctrine of Sin

This week on Centering, the Asian American Christian podcast, Dr. Daniel D Lee and Dr. Alexander Jun talk about sin, supremacy, and salvation.   In the face of systems that harm and hurt God’s creation, how can Asian American Christians receive and share in a holistic salvation? Centering is produced by Jason Chu, engineered by Alexander Catedral, with music by Mark Redito

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Mary and our Matriarchs | Gabriel J. Catanus

Gabriel J. Catanus speaks on how remembering and honoring the stories of our matriarchs helps us understand who we are and the Spirit’s ongoing work in us.

What IS Critical Race Theory?

Welcome back to Centering! This season is a series of conversations on “Race and Grace” between Dr. Daniel D. Lee and Dr. Alex Jun. We kick off this season with a conversation about Critical Race Theory: what is it, why does it make so many people so angry, and what do Asian American Christians need to know about it? Centering is produced by Jason Chu, edited by Alexander Catedral, with music by Mark Redito  

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Decolonizing Psychology, Research, and Practice: An Asian American Perspective

Jenny Pak, associate professor of psychology, writes about her experience working in and with Asian American communities and the need for decolonized, culturally competent psychological theories and practices.

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Setting a Table of Belonging | Hyepin Im

Hyepin Im delivers a message for Asian Pacific American Heritage month on mutuality and partnership in the face of systems that dehumanize and marginalize.

Soong-Chan Rah

Soong-Chan Rah on Generational Dynamics in the Church

Soong-Chan Rah examined the sociocultural factors at play across generations within immigrant churches—with a specific look at the Asian North American church.

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Response | Sunoko Lin and Timothy Park on Asian Immigrant Churches

In response to Soong-Chan Rah’s lecture “Navigating the Generations,” delivered at the 2012 Missiology Lectures, Sunoko Lin and Timothy K. Park discussed the generational divides in Asian Immigrant churches.

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Theologies of the Multicultural Church

At the 2012 Missiology Lectures, Soong-Chan Rah spoke about our need to develop cultural competency to address the changes in ethnoracial diversity in the world and in the church.

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Hope for Home | Thien Dang

Thien Dang shares his testimony of navigating placelessness, yearning for belonging, and growing to understand what it means to experience home.