Month: July 2022

Vol. 9 No. 1

Vol. 9 No. 1 Articles & Book Reviews Bible Article: “What Is Next beyond the Bhabhaian Reading?” Naeyon Cho Theology & Ethics Article: “The Church as Servant, a Diakonic Community: The Chin Immigrant Ecclesiology in the US” Hrang Hlei Book Review: Becoming… Read More ›


When the novel Pachinko by Min Jin Lee came out, a friend of mine—a third-generation Japanese American—suggested I read the book. The first thought I had was, “I wish somebody would turn this into a drama.” I hoped someone would… Read More ›

“The ____ Came Down From Heaven”

Text: John 6:56-69 Background: Originally preached on Sunday, August 22, 2021, in the morning worship services at First Lutheran Church and School, Torrance, CA, an English-speaking multiracial community with a majority of Caucasians. (edited and added footnotes for better reading… Read More ›