Family & Relationships
I remember when I was younger, I used to dread Valentine's Day. For singles, it ends up being a day where you're reminded that you're alone. All alone. What's worse is you're reminded through social media that your friends are not. Days like this transform even the most masculine...
Singleness is meant to be a joyful blessing from God, but the holidays seem to tell us it is so more of a curse. Whether it is the loneliness of not having someone to celebrate with or hearing your relatives ask at family events, “So when are you going to settle down?” (as if you were purposefully avoiding...)
Pastor Thomas Hwang
In 2011, a survey came out that showed how over 80% of self-professing Christians are as sexually active as their non-Christian peers. But even though Christians today are having sex more than ever, I don't think they're sleeping around from partner to partner. Rather...
Pastor Sam Bay
One of the biggest blessings from my last trip to Korea was having genuine conversations with my parents in a way that I had never experienced before. Now I know that for many Asian-Americans, our relationships with our parents are a sensitive subject, and I don’t want to discount that...
Pastor Steve Bang Lee
What does marriage look like after having a child? Pastor Steve Bang Lee speaks from experience and shares his insight.
Pastor Steve Chang
The wife walked into my office alone. She informed me that her husband would be arriving separately. When he finally came, they talked to me, but not to one another. After some small talk, I finally asked them, “How are you doing?” They only shared...
Twenty years ago, I was adopted by my grandparents. My parents split up when I was one and my grandma and grandpa decided to take me in. Growing up, I often resented my parents’ and grandparents’ decision. I hated the fact that I was being raised by my grandparents instead of my mom and dad...
Pastor Steve Bang Lee
Marriage can come with all sorts of expectations, but what changes in the relationship after the recitation of vows? Pastor Steve Bang of Living Hope Community Church shares one of the surprises he encountered during his marriage and how his friendship with his wife has strengthened their bond.