Coming in the November as a special guest contributor Robert Chao Romero is an associate professor in the UCLA departments of Chicana/o Studies and Central America Studies, and Asian American Studies. He received his Ph.D. from UCLA in Latin American … Continue reading Robert Chao Romero, Coming in November
The downtown street was dark and unfamiliar. There were deep shadows punctuated by yellow streetlamps. I wasn’t sure exactly where I was going, but the sidewalk was mostly empty save for a rather large man ahead of me. The clip … Continue reading Panic Attack
In his extraordinary letter written from prison to the people of the church at Philippi, the Apostle Paul prays that their love would abound, that they would discern, make good decisions, and that they’d be sincere and without offense “till … Continue reading What Jesus Did with Privilege
Some things need to be broken so that something new and redemptive can be made from the pain and the pieces. A “Christian” man from a nationally known conservative evangelical family who lives just 20 miles down the road from … Continue reading Re-making from the Breaking
My husband and I went to a marriage workshop that taught us seeking “compromise” always leaves one partner “losing” with lingering dissatisfaction in the relationship. The problem with losing relational negotiations is that it is hard to change once a … Continue reading Compromise & Culture
It was a glorious time for America when the dream of the great American Experiment was finally coming to fruition. Subsequent, the sunset of Antebellum transformed into a bright new horizon in the name of Reconstruction. Could this be the … Continue reading The Aftertaste of Compromise.