Following Jesus Without Dishonouring You Paperback

by Greg Jao; Jeanette Yep; Paul Tokunaga; Peter Cha; Susan Cho Van Riesen;

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Following Jesus Without Dishonouring You

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Go to the right school.

Become a doctor or a lawyer.

Marry a nice Asian.

These are some of the hopes of our Asian parents. Knowing that our parents have sacrificed for us, we want to honor their wishes. But we also want to serve Jesus, and sometimes that can seem to conflict with family expectations. Discovering our Asian identity in the midst of Western culture means learning to bridge these and other conflicting values. We need wise counsel on

our parents' ways of loving us
vocations that show respect for our parents and allow us to serve God
the "model minority" myth and performance pressures
marriage, singleness, and being male and female
racial reconciliation
spirituality and church experiences
unique gifts Asians bring to Western culture
This book, written by a team of Asian American student ministry workers who have been there, can serve as our guide on a difficult journey. The authors represent a variety of perspectives, including the immigrant experience of a Korean man, a third-generation Japanese-American's understanding of his parents' experience in the internment camps during World War II, and a Chinese American woman's struggle to communicate with her parents. Their accounts of humorous, frusrating and heartbreaking personal experiences (as well as stories from other Asian American students and adults) offer support and encouragement. And their ideas for living out the Christian faith between two cultures show us the way to wholeness.

Following Jesus Without Dishonouring You by Greg Jao; Jeanette Yep; Paul Tokunaga; Peter Cha; Susan Cho Van Riesen was published by Intervarsity Press in March 1998 and is our 57977th best seller. The ISBN for Following Jesus Without Dishonouring You is 9780830813582.

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Details for Following Jesus Without Dishonouring You

Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherIntervarsity Press (March 1998)
Number of Pages178
Thickness16 mm
Height210 mm
Width139 mm
Product Code2502428
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