Work as Worship

There’s a big huge difference between work as an act of worship versus work as an object of worship. In the O.T., Daniel knew this difference: Now Daniel so distinguished himself among the administrators and the satraps by his exceptional qualities that the king planned to set him over the whole kingdom. At this, the.. read more →


If I could generalize with a broad stroke, many of us come from a highly repressed cultures. Asians on a whole are emotionally constipated, with an occasional blowout [excuse my crassness]. Passive aggressive is another way of describing our M.O. Couple that with being Presbyterians, who are often dubbed, the “frozen chosen”, this does not.. read more →

Role Models and Heroes

Poll: Only 3 Percent of Teens See Clergy as Role Models  Out of 100 American teens, only three are likely to say they see members of the clergy as role models, according to a survey on teens and ethical decision making.  On a related note, Americans Pick Obama as Personal Hero; Jesus Comes Second President Barack.. read more →