What Good Is It? (Part 1)

Multicultural Community

I had just finished leading worship at a large church conference in a major city. My friend and I were on our way back to the hotel when Victor, an African-American man, asked us for money. Neither of us had any, so we told him so. He seemed to understand and said “Well, pray for me.”  And, so, even though we were already past him, we turned around. I asked him his name. And, I […]

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Third Culture, Confused Culture

Multicultural Community

This is not an objective study on culture. This is not a researched and carefully scrutinized description of what culture should look like or does look like. This is me, and this is an expression of my journey with culture. This is honest and it is not neatly wrapped with a bow. Rather than looking at culture through an academic lens, it is my desire to explore culture in a personal and vulnerable way because, […]

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Ethnodoxologist?

Multicultural Worship

Ethno..What? I get that a lot. It is even hard to say it. I can give you definitions, but I doubt that it will give you a full understanding of what the person is all about.   I want to simply describe who ethnodoxologist is and what she does by telling a story of what it looks like to be one.  During an online summer camp when I was invited to teach music, I decided […]

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