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A Brief History of Fuller Theological Seminary | David Allan Hubbard

David Allan Hubbard surveys the history of Fuller Theological Seminary and reflects on the school’s formative figures and its key values.

Todd Shy

Teaching and Learning, with Todd Shy

Todd Shy discusses the encounter between teachers and students, cultivating a classroom community and culture, and the power of passion in teaching.

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The Evangelical Pursuit of Truth

Soong-Chan Rah, Robert Boyd Munger Professor of Evangelism, looks to the pursuit of truth—rather than the focus of possessing truth—as the way forward for Christians and the church.

Kimberly Alexander

Kimberly Alexander on Healing in the History of Christianity

In this session of the 2021 Missiology Lectures, “Healing in the History of Christianity,” Kimberly Alexander gives an overview of the theology and ministry practices associated with healing in the long history of the Christianity.

Vince Bantu

Response | Christian Healthcare in Late Antique to Medieval Periods

In response to Kimberly Alexander’s lecture on “Healing in the History of Christianity,” Vince Bantu considers global Christian approaches to healthcare, with a particular look at examples from the late antique and medieval periods.

2021 MIssiology Lectures

The Mission of Health

At Fuller’s 2021 Missiology Lectures, practitioners and scholars from around the world explore the church’s role in forming healthy individuals, families, and communities across the globe and throughout history.

Anthea Butler

Evangelicalism and Race, with Anthea Butler

Anthea Butler discusses the history of US evangelicalism, looking particularly at the ways oppressive and racist structures have taken hold within and through it.

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 »

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

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  

Centering: The Asian American Christian Podcast

Is There Room in Evangelicalism for Asian Americans?

As American society undergoes historic shifts of public identity and conversation, Evangelicalism is changing along with it. Is there space in contemporary Evangelicalism for Asian Americans? Professor Daniel D. Lee joins Tim and Jane for this season’s final episode to discuss the varied and complicated future of Asian American Christianity and its relationship with evangelicalism

Centering: The Asian American Christian Podcast

A Silent Exodus: The Death of Asian American Churches?

In 1996, Helen Lee called the trend of 2nd-generation Korean Americans leaving their ethnic churches a “silent exodus”. This week, she joins us to discuss how many Asian Americans and their ethnic churches continue to wrestle with cultural, theological, and social tensions. (Ed. note: This podcast was prerecorded on 1/8/21)

Centering: The Asian American Christian Podcast

Native Hawaiians: Independence and Christianity

In 1893, a group of White Americans forcibly overthrew the Kingdom of Hawaii. Today, the Hawaii Independence movement continues to resist US colonial occupation. Leon Siu, Minister of Foreign Affairs for Ke Aupuni O Hawaii (the Hawaiian Kingdom) and Director of Christian Voice of Hawaii joins Centering to speak on faith and freedom in Hawaii.

Centering: The Asian American Christian Podcast

The History and Future of South Asian American Christianity

South Asian Americans have a storied history of Christian faith. The Apostle Thomas brought the gospel to the southwestern coast of India in AD 52, and the Mar Thoma church continues as a source of faith and tradition for many diasporic Indian communities. This week, Sam George, Catalyst of the Lausanne Movement and Director of Global Diaspora Institute at Wheaton College BGC, joins Jane and Tim to talk about the ongoing experiences of South Asian… Read more »

Centering: The Asian American Christian Podcast

The History of Filipino American Christianity

Since the 90s, Filipino Americans have been the 2nd largest Asian American population – but are often overlooked in the “Asian American” conversation. Asian American scholar Dr. Melissa Borja joins Jane and Tim to speak on the distinctive history and religious life of Filipino Americans.

Centering: The Asian American Christian Podcast

Becoming Refugee American: The Vietnamese Experience

Many Vietnamese Americans did not make a choice to come to the US – they were forced to leave their country by US imperialism and its widescale displacement, destruction, and death. Dr. Phuong Nguyen joins Tim and Jane this week to speak about the experiences, identity, and faith of the Vietnamese community.

Centering: The Asian American Christian Podcast

The Asian American Feminist Trailblazer (Mabel Ping-Hua Lee)

100 years ago, Mabel Ping-Hua Lee rode a horse through the streets of New York, fighting for women’s right to vote. She was also a Christian leader who bought a Chinatown church and fought against racism and sexism in her denomination. Professor Grace May joins Tim and Jane to share about the life of this incredible Asian American Christian leader.