Happy things happen and I want to gloat. Sad things happen, and I want to pout. Affirm me, people! But no one in Facebook-land responded for weeks. Not even my family. Not one single like. Not one single comment.
Author: Julia Cheung
Feza Ertek: From Islam to Christ
Feza Ertek eludes description. The sheer density of her spirituality either attracts or repels. She’s direct in the way that really spiritual people are; as if she’s somehow transcended the minor earthly concerns of the body. We mortals of flesh and blood trade in a currency that Feza transcends. And […]
Consumed by overconsumption
Cecelia Cheung is a style maven. She trend-sets with little effort, wore skinny jeans eons before they were mainstream, and can tell you when your infinity scarves, chambray shirts, and ankle boots will be passé. And she’s also no stranger to social justice. She spent two months in Japan volunteering […]
Younger and Darker: the future face of the Church?
“If a church in America isn’t growing younger or darker, then it’s not growing,” John Chandler Cleveland says to me over the din of clinking wine glasses and restaurant chatter. He and his wife China are en route between preaching engagements in Canada and their home in Southern California. I’m […]
Prostitution: by choice or by force?
Red Light Green Light film sheds light on sex trafficking in Canada One movie turned Michelle Brock’s life upside-down. It was 2006. Brock was at a conference in Atlanta, Georgia where the organizers were giving away a few hundred tickets to pre-screen a film. Out of 10,000 people in the audience, […]
Sad-Faced Valentines: When Missionary Dating becomes a Missionary Break-up
Let’s face it: Valentine’s Day is overrated. For all those who have been dumped, crushed, and heartbroken or are just miserable in this season of over-affectionate romance, take heart! You’re not alone. This post is part of Converge Magazine’s cynical celebration of heartbreak. When Campus Crusade for Christ was still […]