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Tim Burton and Belief

While touring the press preview for the Tim Burton exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), I felt transported to a mythical land of whimsical horror and fantasy.
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Deadly Viper Backlash: Doing the Right Thing is Only the First Step

In case you hadn't heard, Zondervan made a major announcement yesterday regarding the De
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Thoughts on Zondervan's and Authors' Statements After Pulling of Deadly Viper Products

As many of you know, several Asian-American leaders and I have been in dialogue with both the authors of
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Tremendous Act of Repentance by Zondervan

Zondervan Statement Regarding Concerns Voiced About Deadly Viper: Character Assassins from Moe Girkins, President and CEO: Hello and thanks for your patience.
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Unseen Privilege: The Overlooked Gender Dimension of the 'Deadly Viper' Conversation

In the eight years I worked specifically with Christian Asian American college students, I knew that my gender would get in the way.
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The Locavore's Dilemma: What We Eat is More Than Just a Personal Choice

I'm a cradle vegetarian. Didn't have even a bite of meat -- red or white, fish or fowl -- until I was maybe eleven years old, and then I lost my dietary virginity to a hot dog.
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Tools for Turning Your Travels into Pilgrimages

In my ongoing quest to turn my travels into pilgrimages, I keep discovering resources that help me along the way.
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The Deadly Viper Conversation Moves from Authors to Publisher

Last Friday, a group of Asian-American leaders (Kathy Khang, IVCF / Eugene Cho, Quest Church / Ken Fong, Evergreen Baptist Church and I) were on a conference call with three executives of Zondervan
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