Eugene Cho

67 mil pants, treo, pat, etc.

Stuff that’s caught my attention recently for your inquisitive reading pleasure:

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  1. gar says:

    The divorce rate article was a pretty interesting read… though it confirmed what I expected: divorce rates are down because people are getting better at making their marriages work; people just aren’t getting married, period. From the article:

    “The number of couples who live together without marrying has increased tenfold since 1960; the marriage rate has dropped by nearly 30 percent in past 25 years; and Americans are waiting about five years longer to marry than they did in 1970.”

    One wonders at what the social ramifications will (continue to) be.

  2. djchuang.com says:

    Christianity off-off broadway

    Reading this NYT article about 2 off-off broadway plays, Faith Confronted, and Defended, Downtown, makes me all the more want to be an urbanite in The City, as cruel a place as it is for the faithful, once in a while it does make room for an honest loo…

  3. daniel so says:

    Eugene — Yes, Mr. $67 million pants guy gets the gas face! Every time I thought of that guy I would get so worked up about all the things that are wrong with our culture today… but just knowing that he has received a much-deserved gas face puts things back into perspective for me 🙂

    At the risk of exposing my totally lowbrow TV-viewing tendencies, did you happen to watch “The (White) Rapper Show” hosted by MC Serch? If not, then I totally didn’t either 😉

  4. e cho says:

    Gar: yes, it will be very interesting. there are various countries around the world [particularly europe and japan] that are having issues because of the reasons you mentioned. specifically, the decrease of children has been alarming for some of these nations.

    Daniel: i don’t remember the show but I’m sure Gar does. but i do remember mc serch and i do remember the song, ‘gas face.’

  5. gar says:

    ‘gas face’ is classic… 😉

    For those not in the know:

    haha.

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Preach the Gospel at all times and sometimes...use signs.

Really loved this sign from one of our church congregants at the women's march.

Counter cultural. Subversive.
Life giving. Good news. To support both the equality of women and the dignity of the unborn feels like a very lonely place to be but I know we're not alone. May we press on. And may we lead with hope.

I'm at the Women's March in Seattle to show my solidarity with my wife, my mothers, my daughters, and the female congregants of my church. I'm also here to model for my son what we believe in our home. Many people have already expressed their disappointment, dismay, and disgust with my decision. Such is life. We will always disappoint someone. And that's also a lot of words that begin with "d." I'm here not because I agree or disagree with every single statement or sign at this march (although I really liked this one) but because as a Christian, I believe in the fundamental truth that women are fearfully and wonderfully made in the image of God. They are to be valued, heard, and respected.

And because I believe we can't be a flourishing society without the flourishing of women. And because the Church cannot be the Church without the gifts and voices of women. All the gifts of women.

And in doing so, may we together honor the sanctity of life - from womb to tomb. Collaboration.

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noun

the action of working with someone or a group of others  to produce or create something.

May we hold our logos, egos, and tribalism have their place. May we hold them loosely for they too shall pass. May we collaborate for the sake of the greater Kingdom of God ... which endures forever. As we honor Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., don't forget the God behind the man. The one true God who deposited this dream into MLK is still speaking to us today. Are we listening?

Be courageous. Be brave.

Being invited by the King Family to speak at the MLK worship service at Ebenezer Baptist Church in 2016 remains one of the most unexpected honors of my life. On the right is his daughter, Dr. Bernice King and his sister, Dr. Christine King Farris. Walking throughstreet markets in different parts of the world is the best. Soaking in the culture. Listening to the local language and music. Enjoying the amazing cuisine. Meeting new friends. Praying for the Gospel to penetrate. #ChiangRai Blessed be the local, indigenous leaders for it is they who live in the very communities they seek to love. For it is they who understand their context and culture...better than a Westerner ever will. For it is they who will continue to tenaciously pursue a better world with hope, justice and love when visitors like me leave.

Yes, blessed be the local, indigenous leaders.

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