Helpful Tips to Publish and Write Your Book

Helpful Tips to Publish and Write Your Book

Posted in 2019 and reposted. Writers will tell you they just have to write. That’s why we do it. My mind, body, and soul compel me to write. It’s not only a cathartic release and a form of therapy, but it’s a craft I’ve committed to. Some days...
When churches try to be too cool

When churches try to be too cool

One day, I was walking in a cool and artsy inner-city neighborhood and was handed a little flyer card not once, not twice, but thrice, in a span of a block by dudes from a church promoting their monthly ‘parachute into the neighborhood’ service. I knew who...

What the ‘Billy Graham Rule’ Says About Leaders

Originally posted in April 2017 and reposted. The Billy Graham rule is sexist. Full stop. And reveals deeply seated problems in evangelical formation surrounding patriarchy and the devaluing of women. The United States Vice-President Mike Pence, is in the middle of a...

More On the Model Minority Myth

As we wind down Asian Heritage Month (AAPI History Month in the USA), I am republishing a short thread on the model minority myth that I recently posted on Twitter. I have written on this subject before, noting the “terms and conditions” Asian folks need...

White replacement theory is not fringe

Ok, here goes. A post from a thread I recently wrote in light of recent violence (yet again) out in Buffalo. It pertains to replacement theory, or as I describe it here, white replacement theory. This idea is not fringe. It is an embedded cultural understanding most...
“When We Belong” Endorsements

“When We Belong” Endorsements

I just got a first look at the voices who endorsed my book and I’m not only filled with joy, but am honored these folks would take the time to read and leave a note about this work. Check them out below. “When We Belong captures Jesus’ core message...

Biblical Freedom is Setting the Oppressed Free

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Rohadi (@rohadi.nagassar)   In our current pandemic world there’s an accumulation of confusion, disarray, and maybe feelings of being scared. Many are hurting from pandemic life and now grieve the loss...
Jesus and John Wayne – A Brief Review

Jesus and John Wayne – A Brief Review

So a year ago Charlotte Donlon (you can find her episode on the Faith in a Fresh Vibe podcast here)asked me for my take on Kristin Dumez’s book, “Jesus on John Wayne”, as a Canadian who grew up in white evangelicalism. First off, Dumez’s book...

2 Causes of Deconstructing Faith

As many of you know, I’m somewhat of a connoisseur of deconstruction. My next book will include a deep dive into deconstructing faith. Deconstruction is so hot right now that white thought leaders are finding ways to monetize it, and fundamentalists are finding...
Breaking News! When We Belong Coming Spring/Summer 2022

Breaking News! When We Belong Coming Spring/Summer 2022

BOOK ANNOUNCEMENT! I’m thrilled to finally announce that my next book is coming next year in Spring/Summer! I recently signed a deal with Herald Press to produce: “Liberating Belonging. Deconstructing and Reclaiming Christianity for People on the...