Canadian Asian Missional Podcast
Special Episode – The Coronavirus: How It Reveals Who We Are & Where We Might Be Headed

Special Episode – The Coronavirus: How It Reveals Who We Are & Where We Might Be Headed

April 1, 2020

Special Episode – The Coronavirus: How It Reveals Who We Are & Where We Might Be Headed

In the midst of a global pandemic, are we recognizing what it is revealing about ourselves, what we value, and the worldview we hold on to? As churches and communities wrestle and work out how to respond and continue to move forward, is there an opportunity for slowing down, letting go, and finding new ways of engagement? On our episode today, we discuss how this unprecedented circumstance affects us and potentially radically changes where we are headed. Check it out!

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Episode 43 - Exploring Diversity

Episode 43 - Exploring Diversity

March 15, 2020

Episode 43 - Exploring Diversity

As we inhabit spaces filled with people from various cultures and ethnic backgrounds, what is the most helpful ways in which we can understand diversity? Is it necessary to differentiate or do we just accept the make-up of our cities? And what does this mean for for those who come from multiple cultures? We tackle this listener's question and consider what is the best way to unpack our histories and see our churches engage our cities and neighbours!

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Episode 42 - Facing Cultural & Generational Conflict

Episode 42 - Facing Cultural & Generational Conflict

March 1, 2020

Episode 42 - Facing Cultural & Generational Conflict

When we face generational and cultural conflict in the Canadian Asian context, how do we best engage and navigate through the challenges? We take a look at some common factors, how to recognize and work through antagonisms, recapturing truth-telling, and how addressing tension and conflict is connected to the disciple making process. Let's do this!!

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Episode 41 - The CEO Pastor & Mutual Decision Making

Episode 41 - The CEO Pastor & Mutual Decision Making

February 15, 2020

Episode 41 - The CEO Pastor & Mutual Decision Making

On any given week, many decisions need to be made in regards to who the church strives to be, what happens in the context of ministries, and how to forge forward as a community seeking to follow God on His mission. But the question is: how do we make those decisions? And what does the process reveal about our understanding of the role of the pastor and the community? Join us on a conversation as we examine the role of the CEO-type pastor and explore new ways of making decisions together!

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Episode 40 - Will 2nd/3rd Generation Pastors Stay In Canadian Asian Churches?

Episode 40 - Will 2nd/3rd Generation Pastors Stay In Canadian Asian Churches?

February 1, 2020

Episode 40 - Will 2nd/3rd Generation Pastors Stay In Canadian Asian Churches?

With many cultural and generational divides and differences in Canadian Asian communities, will younger generations decide to stay and develop predominately immigrant and mono-ethnic churches? Or will they decide to venture into new expressions of faith and models of church and Christian communities? Join us as we jump into the factors that influence these decisions and reflect on personal experiences of how this journey has looked for us. Let's do this!!!

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Episode 39 - Disabilities & Forming Community (feat. Cynthia Tam)

Episode 39 - Disabilities & Forming Community (feat. Cynthia Tam)

January 15, 2020

Episode 39 - Disabilities & Forming Community (feat. Cynthia Tam)

How does forming inclusive communities reflect the heart of God and the mission of the church? What does it mean to relate to a person as God's image bearer and as a brother/sister, instead of on the basis of ability or disability? Our special guest Cynthia Tam from Village Eulogia joins us to unpack stigmas, share personal stories, and offer an insight to a new imagination for communities. Check it out!

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Village Eulogia Website

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Episode 38 - Technology And The Church, Part. 2 (feat. Gord Poon & Chun Ling Ho)

Episode 38 - Technology And The Church, Part. 2 (feat. Gord Poon & Chun Ling Ho)

January 1, 2020

Episode 38 - Technology And The Church, Part. 2 (feat. Gord Poon & Chun Ling Ho)

Does technology help or hinder the mission of the church? What does it mean for connecting online and forming relationships? How does technology shape how we can be present with one another? This is the second part of our conversation with our good friends, Gord Poon and Chun Ling Ho, in discussing this important topic. Check it out!

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Chun Ling's website: Please Call Me Chun

Stories Worth Sharing

Stack Films

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Reflections On Season 2 [Year End Wrap-Up]

Reflections On Season 2 [Year End Wrap-Up]

December 15, 2019

Reflections On Season 2 [Year End Wrap-Up]

We take some time to reflect back on some of the conversations that shaped our journey in our second year. Join us as we look at the significant episodes that impacted us and follow-up with some additional insights. Also, we share about what's coming up in the new year and some new topics & series we are beginning to work on.

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!!

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Episode 37 - Technology And The Church, Part. 1 (feat. Gord Poon & Chun Ling Ho)

Episode 37 - Technology And The Church, Part. 1 (feat. Gord Poon & Chun Ling Ho)

December 1, 2019

Episode 37 - Technology And The Church, Part. 1 (feat. Gord Poon & Chun Ling Ho)

How does technology impact the church and the way we tell stories and connect in relationship? How do we decide how much or how little to use? As we continually discern our leadership and narratives, how do evaluate the best approach for our context and to be focused on mission? We jump into a conversation with our good friends, Gord Poon and Chun Ling Ho, in our first part on discussing this important topic.

 

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Chun Ling's website: Please Call Me Chun

Stories Worth Sharing

Stack Films

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Episode 36 - The Practice Of Neighbouring (feat. Preston Pouteaux)

Episode 36 - The Practice Of Neighbouring (feat. Preston Pouteaux)

November 15, 2019

Episode 36 - The Practice Of Neighbouring (feat. Preston Pouteaux)

What does the mission of God have to do with being a good neighbour? Turns out, quite a lot! We talk to author, pastor, and bee-keeper, Rev. Dr. Preston Pouteaux about the journey that God has led him on to seeing how He is present and working in his neighbourhood and how to join Him in pursuing what is good, beautiful, and lovely. Also, we unpack practical ideas on how to start imagining and living in new ways with the people around you to make space for the Holy Spirit to work. Check it out!

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Preston's website: Into The Neighbourhood

Books: The Bees Of Rainbow Falls: Finding Faith, Imagination, and Delight in Your Neighbourhood

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