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DISPLAY:

Our Place

OUTCOMES To explore our place(s) in God’s redemptive mission To explore how we can participate in our place(s) WHY? “From one man he made every nation of mankind that they should inhabit the whole earth; and he determined the times set for them and the exact places where they should live. God did this so […]

Storytelling

OUTCOMES To knowing one’s own story and how to engage with people’s stories. To learn how to be more intentional. To be heard, seen and known. To enter into people’s stories so people feel known, heard and loved. Increased empathy for people who might not be like you. WHY? “The Truth About Stories is That’s All We Are”—Thomas King Storytelling […]

Social Location

OUTCOMES To begin to locate ourselves and act accordingly. WHY? Social location is the groups people belong to because of their place or position in history and society. All people have a social location that is defined by their gender, race, social class, age, ability, religion, sexual orientation, and geographic location. Each group membership confers […]

Relationship with God & Self

OUTCOMES To be able to reflect more deeply on our view of God and how that affects our relationship with Him To reflect on the areas in our lives and our communities that need healing and restoration WHY? God is relational and loving, and He desires more than just salvation but also growing deeply and […]

Relationship with Others & Creation

OUTCOMES To live out our relationships with others in a way that mirrors the example Christ set for us. To recognize the reality of our relationship with creation. WHY? God is an artist, and He desires for us to live in harmony with others and the world around us. Just as we yearn for our […]

God’s Redemptive Mission

OUTCOMES To gain a broader understanding of God’s redemptive mission WHY? Before we learn about what it can look like to take our place in God’s Redemptive Mission as Asian Americans, it is important that we understand what it means for God’s mission to be holistically redemptive. This provides a foundation for a more holistic […]

Discipleship Resource User Guide

OVERVIEW This discipleship resource guides users to explore Epic’s vision statement, “Asian American movements mobilized to take their place in God’s redemptive mission”. The hope is that this would be an introduction and overview of ways to engage and understand the Asian American faith. This is created to be used sequentially as each resource helps […]

Your Asian American Story

OUTCOMES To begin to listen well to another person and ask good questions. To connect to or engage with an Asian American individual’s story. WHY? As we continue to learn more about Asian American history, we want to have a better understanding of where individual stories come from and how we are currently making history. […]

Unpacking Stories

OUTCOMES To have increased understanding of and language to describe the Asian American experience. To see how each aspect of our Asian American stories points toward God’s redemptive mission. WHY? Where are you really from? The sense of feeling like you belong, but not quite is all too familiar. You’re Cambodian American, but you don’t […]

Love Bible Study

By Tanya ThomackWith edits, additions and formatting by Stephanie Nannen and Jason Poon INTRODUCTION A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another. John 13:34-35   The world is […]