This past weekend, my parents visited me for Mother’s Day. I live in Toronto’s Little Portugal neighborhood, and while we were exploring its local restaurants and shops, we came across … Continue reading Asian Heritage Month: Of memory, belonging, and personhood
When Pastor Drake Cromer-Moore became pastor of First Christian Church of Gainesville, FL in 2021, he faced a daunting challenge. The church, founded in 1921, was down to eight active members … Continue reading Aging Florida Congregation Reignites with Merger
With the recent rollback of reproductive rights in the United States and the passing of anti-trans and anti-drag bills, honoring women this March is a bittersweet affair.Truth be told, the … Continue reading When persistence isn’t enough
Rebecca Anderson grew up Evangelical, but as a young adult, she didn’t consider herself a religious person. That didn’t mean she didn’t dip her toes in the waters of different communities of faith. And then she attended a local church in Boston at the suggestion of a fellow non-religious friend, which changed her life.
Last year, I wrote the opening letter for the April issue, sharing my thoughts on the importance of being vigilant against both the COVID-19 pandemic and anti-Asian racism.Much has happened since. As … Continue reading How is the definition of success hurting Asians in North America?