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Worship: Then and Now or Passion vs. Hillsong United

In Personal, Religion on March 11, 2009 at 4:53 am

In 2004, I helped lead worship at Liquid, the college ministry of Austin Chinese Church, which is now it’s own independent church with a better name: Vox Veniae. One of the aims of Liquid was to be culturally relevant not only in the messages but also in the arts. Musical worship was meant to reflect the tastes of Austin college students while innovating musically and challenging perceptions of what musical worship entailed. It’s debatable how much of that we actually accomplished. Read the rest of this entry »


The Legalization of Interracial Marriage

In Politics, Religion on November 8, 2008 at 7:41 pm

In 1963, Richard and Mildred Loving were arrested in Virginia for living together as an interracial couple. They had married in Washington D.C., where it was legal, and then moved back to Virginia, where it was not. The judge in their case gave the statement:

Almighty God created the races white, black, yellow, and red, and he placed them on separate continents. And but for the interference with his arrangement there would be no cause for such marriages. The fact that he separated the races shows that he did not intend for the races to mix.

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