christian life · my journey

How do you forgive someone who isn’t sorry?

I've been trying to forgive the same person for the past 20 years... and for most of that time, I thought I had forgiven this person.... but then something else happens and then I'm right back where I started. I've been thinking a lot about my unforgiving heart... and I finally understand why it's so… Continue reading How do you forgive someone who isn’t sorry?

christian life · my journey · randoms stuff

Let.It.Go.

Honestly, it's getting old.  I've been through this before... many times.  I must be stubborn... or dense... or just dumb... I keep making the same mistake over and over... and every time, it feels new. I keep thinking that I'm in control of my own life.  I keep thinking I know what's best for me.… Continue reading Let.It.Go.

kidmin · kidmin ah-ha...

How do you measure a child’s faith?

Lately I've been engaged in a lot of conversations about what and how we should teach children in the church.  And naturally, these conversations lead to measuring what kids have learned and applied to their lives.  I know that most (hopefully most, if not all) ministers of children know that it's not about how much… Continue reading How do you measure a child’s faith?

my journey

Identity

I was born in South Korea, and immigrated to the US as a nine-year old.  Although my dad and I first stepped off the plane in Los Angeles, I was dropped off in Olathe,Kansas within a month to live with my maternal grandparents, aunts, uncle, and cousins.  I had to try my hardest to learn… Continue reading Identity