By Caroline Park
I grew up in Korea, which is not necessarily a friendly place for women. Fortunately, my dad believed in my ability and intellect and was encouraging to me. Nevertheless, he often lamented, ‘You could have gone far if you weren’t born a girl.’
By Sara Furste
I had a cool church youth group leader when I was in high school. She wore leather sandals and long flowered skirts, and she had flowy blond hair. Her boyfriend was a musician who looked like Peter Frampton. (This was in the late 70s when things like this were “cool!”).
By Charles Park
Our sermon series “Faith Misunderstood” has generated a lot of conversations and interest because we are challenging several misguided common assumptions about faith. We began with a message titled “God Wants You to Be You.” Elmie shared her powerful story about her experience of churches that made her feel like she had to choose between being false to herself or being alone, and neither is a good option.