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ideas from the mind of DJ Chuang

Author: DJ Chuang

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some ideas that have great potential from my perspective as an author and researcher of multiethnic, mental health, Asian American faith communities
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22 Episodes
will all that is going on in the world, when will the protests end? when will people get what they want? here’s a few of my speculations and temporary thoughts in the moment.. --- Send in a voice message:
What is it like for a Caucasian to pastor and minister in an Asian American church? Pastor Matty Blevins shares all in this conversation with DJ Chuang. Well, not everything, but some things he's learned along the way, since he's only been in a non-white church context for a year and a half.  Show notes at the blog --- Send in a voice message:
Roy Kim talks with DJ Chuang about this taboo subject of how pastors struggle with pornography. Too many pastors struggle secretly with porn addiction. Research says 57% of pastors have struggled with porn and Asian pastors and Asian American ones are no exception. This ugly struggle is true for many men, and some women, regardless of ethnic background, whether Korean American, Chinese American, Japanese American, Indian American, and the many other ethnicities and nationalities in the world, Asians and non-Asians alike.  Show notes at --- Send in a voice message:
The most painful time in my life happened in February 2017. It took me like 9 months to recover back to normal. Didn't think that would happen. Here's the story. --- Send in a voice message:
while at a conference in Opryland Hotel, it took me 3 days to find Nashville hot chicken because I didn’t have a rental car and didn’t want to pay for a Uber ride into downtown --- Send in a voice message:
What would you do if you hear people talking about why Parasite won the Oscar for Best Picture? And they don’t have a clue that an Asian person was standing right there? --- Send in a voice message:
Random conversations with 2 anonymous guests at post- #cultivate11 conference tweetup at a nearby Starbucks on May 5, 2011 Cultivate Conference = Where culture, innovation and communication connect :: May 4-5, 2011 --- Send in a voice message:
A brief word from my other podcast, which I'd encourage you to check out, - honest talk for healthy living. --- Send in a voice message:
a chat with Mark Grunden, a small groups pastor at Saddleback Church (one church in multiple locations, in Southern California plus 4 other countries) about how this church is becoming an "All Nations Congregation" as it is stated in one of its strategies for the 21st century cf. Saddleback Church Core Values & Strategies & Priorities over the course of its history --- Send in a voice message:
say that again

say that again


before you share your idea with the world, write it down or record it, here’s why --- Send in a voice message:
driving on the five

driving on the five


thinking about open source, and how we can have kingdom impact with no staff and no money --- Send in a voice message:
walking in Nashville

walking in Nashville


what is going on in downtown Nashville? just walking to dinner and thinking about some technical challenges with podcasting, but Anchor does make it very easy --- Send in a voice message:
Smashburger will be a frequent stop for me for the next 100 days --- Send in a voice message:
one more thing I want to work towards making a contribution in the world is this topic.. there’s a lot of raising awareness and education that’s needed to demystify philanthropy in our faith communities --- Send in a voice message:
describing my 2nd of 3 life goals that i finally came up with after age 52, and a good word about this anchor app --- Send in a voice message:
most my life, i didn’t have specific goals i was interested in working towards. i recently discovered 3. here, i describe my first goal, erasing shame - a podcast at --- Send in a voice message:
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a talk shared at Triangle Youth Fellowship, by DJ Chuang, September 25, 2004 --- Send in a voice message:
a workshop about the idea for "church without walls" at some event or conference back around 2008, with Daniel Young of NewSong Dallas (when it was around back then) lowering the bar of doing church, raising the bar of being church --- Send in a voice message:
DJ Chuang's sermon titled “Why does it hurt so much?” based on John 11:17-36, delivered at Great Commission Community Church in Arlington, Virginia, on the Sunday of the week when the Virginia Tech shootings happened in April 2007. More notes at --- Send in a voice message:
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