Learning To Pray Again

I was recently gifted a book called A Simple Life-Changing Prayer from my friend and superintendent Garth Bolinder. It was a timely gift, as I have been teaching a series on prayer and wanted to not only include a talk on the Examen, but also begin it in earnest myself. The pic above comes fromContinue reading “Learning To Pray Again”

Confessions of a Recovering Prayer Fanatic

Prayer. The hardest thing in the world. Fifteen years ago, I was a prayer fanatic. Having grown up in a holiness tradition in a Korean church, I was all about the early rising, the long hours logged in prayer, the moaning and the groaning and the angst, the knobby knees, the undecipherable words that onlyContinue reading “Confessions of a Recovering Prayer Fanatic”

10 Things To Do Before I Die.

I annually re-post this as reminder to fix my eyes on the prize: Ten Things To Do Before I Die: 1. End genocide. 2. Stabilize the Middle East. 3. Master a foreign language. 4. Eradicate one disease, pathogen or virus. 5. Alleviate unnecessary human suffering. 6. Write one well-written and scholarly book. 7. Promote racialContinue reading “10 Things To Do Before I Die.”

The Stranger In Our Midst in Katy, TX

This past November 15th, I celebrated not only my birthday, but the 5th anniversary of the start of my ministry here in Houston. Wow. Half a decade a Texan, having come from the Pacific NW, and before that NYC. I give pause and reflect on two things – half a decade in Houston – andContinue reading “The Stranger In Our Midst in Katy, TX”