On Being Indian & American
The following is a reflection from the Advance Initiative Conference in 2019 and was written as an assignment for a writing cohort I was part of. More information on The Advance Initiative can be found at https://advanceinitiative.com/. I don’t go to Advance Conference to learn about church planting; I am strongly convinced that starting new…
If we don’t understand why the first coming was so important, we’ll miss the Christmas story, and why we look forward to his return.
We all know the Christmas Nativity story, the events happening around the birth of the historical figure Jesus of Nazareth. A virgin gives birth under the auspices of a star in the sky, and the world has never been the same. Many of us have just finished celebrating this story, and the significance of that…
Dear readers, Over the last several years, I’ve taken steps in obedience to God’s calling upon my life to vocational ministry. It has been both joyous and a struggle, but God has been incredibly faithful! I have a unique opportunity this next year to intern at the Austin Stone Community Church in Austin, TX. Austin…
The last few weeks, I kept slapping my forehead in frustration. A week ago, I wanted to deactivate my Facebook and Twitter accounts. This last week, the madness has slowed down a bit — but not completely. A week ago, America decided who their 44th President would be. The weeks before and even on the…