Dear Lunch and Learn participant,
Thank you for joining us over lunch today! I’ve compiled links of all we’ve covered today, and put them into categories. This is followed by a book list arrange in order of accessibility. If you’re a voracious reader, you’ll be able to uncover more book titles through those links.
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Embodying God’s honor in my own story
- My story of brokenness Wounded but Healing – Kingdom Rice
- My family’s immigration story and quest for identity Falling Upward: Authenticity – Kingdom Rice
- My story in five motifs, as shared to a diversity of guests: (password for all vimeo videos is “fallingupwardsteve”) – https://sites.google.com/site/stevefallingupward/Media?authuser=0
Bringing Honor to the Diversity of people in SF
- This post honors two colleagues who recently passed during this pandemic, two brothers now both in heaven, but scarcely would be found in the same space on earth: Both in Heaven; Why not here on earth? – Kingdom Rice
- Honoring SF’s Sacred Spaces through the first ever interfaith bicycle liturgies – Sharing love with San Francisco’s interfaith worshipping communities
- The Rarely told Story of How SF’s Congregations have helped shape San Francisco
- Sometimes when I speak at churches, people are surprised that I could talk to atheists and not get into an argument. These two posts represent interviews and co-authorship with two atheist, both of which reposted these posts in their respective spaces:
An Atheist and a Theist Blog Together about Life – Kingdom Rice
About Art, Storytelling, and Entropy – Kingdom Rice
Reimagining the Good News
- Reimagining the Christmas story from an Asian perspective – What if Jesus was born in my ancestral village in China?
- What if Gospel Presentations originated in Asia? The Four Spiritual Laws if it were written from an Eastern Perspective: Law 1
- Why I kissed “Evangelistic Programs” Goodbye Why I kissed “Evangelistic Programs” Goodbye – Kingdom Rice
- “Have Theologians No Sense of Shame? How the Bible Reconciles Objective and Subjective Shame” – Have Theologians No Sense of Shame? How the Bible Reconciles Objective and Subjective Shame
- This link is a fairly accessible book list on the topic of honor and shame and following are very brief comments from me: http://honorshame.com/recommendations/
- 1) “The 3D Gospel”- this is the shortest and most accessible book, so I’d start here, or it’s predecessor, “Honor and Shame: Unlockin the Door” which is the first book under “Further books…”
- 2) “Ministering in HONOR-SHAME cultures…” is the next book I’d get. It’s one of the first, if not the first biblical narrative from an honor-shame perspective. I wrote a post on this here.
- 3) “Shame Interrupted” I have, but not finished.
- 4) “The Global Gospel” – I’d read this AFTER “Ministering….”
- Here is a very personal, 5-star articulate book that describes a lot of my experience serving with Cru as an ethnic minority written by a former colleague. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07G3BH3J4/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?_encoding=UTF8&btkr=1
- Regarding Support Raising. Coming up in the next two weeks, an excerpt from my latest book on support-raising from an ethnic minority perspective. (you’ll have to subscribe to get notification. Or, it will appear here: https://supportraisingsolutions.org/blog/ by October. If you are a missionary, this is a site of “best practices” for support raising.
And lastly, from William Carey publishers, an upcoming book called ““Honor, Shame, and the Gospel: Reframing Our Message and Ministry.” I contributed chapter 10. Again, you’ll have to subscribe to https://kingdomrice.org to get notification once it’s out. But here’s the Table of Contents as a teaser:
Foreword-Veli-Matti Kärkkäinen: “Honor, Guilt, Shame, Face, and Forgiveness: A Brief Theological and Interdisciplinary Sketch.”
Chapter 1-Steven Hawthorne: “The Honor and Glory of Jesus Christ: Heart of the Gospel and the Mission of God.”
Chapter 2-Jayson Georges: “Honor and Shame in Historical Theology: Listening to Eight Voices.”
Chapter 3-Tom Steffen: “A Clothesline Theology for the World: How a Value-Driven Grand Narrative of Scripture Can Frame the Gospel.”
Chapter 4-Jackson Wu: “Saving Us from Me: Cultivating Honor and Shame in a Collectivist Church.”
Chapter 5-E. Randolph Richards: “The Shaming of Jesus in John.”
Chapter 6-Mako A. Nagasawa: “Empowering Personal Healing through the ‘Medical Substitutionary Atonement.’”
Chapter 7-Steve Tracy: “Abuse and Shame: How the Cross Transforms Shame.”
Chapter 8-Lynn Thigpen: “The Dark Side of Orality.”
Chapter 9-Arley Loewen: “Must Honor Clash with Humility? Transformed Honor within the Emerging Church in Muslim Societies.”
Chapter 10-Steve Hong: “Sharing God’s Love in an Urban, Pluralistic Context.”
Chapter 11-Cristian Dumitrescu: “Discipleship in Asian Honor Cultures.”
Chapter 12-Audrey Frank: “The Muslim Woman’s Journey from Shame to Honor.”
Chapter 13-Rich James: “An Honor-Shame Gospel for Syrians Displaced by War: Jesus Christ as Good Shepherd and Honorable Patron.”
Chapter 14-Katie Rawson: “A Gospel That Reconciles: Teaching about Honor-Shame to Advance Racial and Ethnic Reconciliation.”
Chapter 15-Nolan Sharp: “The Book of Samuel: A Reconciling Narrative.”