PAAC Podcast

The PAAC Podcast examines current events, race, and theology from PAAC perspectives. We also interview PAAC members about their spiritual and professional journeys. Tune in here or find us on iTunes or Google Play!

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Church Clarity (Ep. 34)

Church Clarity (Ep. 34)

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Wait, this isn’t Wrigley Field?? :) (Ep. 33)

Wait, this isn’t Wrigley Field?? 🙂 (Ep. 33)

We continue our conversation with Sung Yeon Choimorrow, executive director of NAPAWF, the National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum. Sung Yeon shares about her experience growing up in South Korea, Singapore, and India, before coming to the United States. She also...

#PAACcon2019 (Lydia’s back!) (Ep. 31)

#PAACcon2019 (Lydia’s back!) (Ep. 31)

In what feels like a throwback to the early days of the podcast, Liz and Lydia recap and reflect on the 2019 PAAC Conference. Buckle up people -- this episode has all the feels. Update: As you'll hear in the episode, we talk about potential cities for future PAAC...

Spiritual but not religious? Or religious but not spiritual? (Ep. 30)

Spiritual but not religious? Or religious but not spiritual? (Ep. 30)

We continue our conversation with Dr. David Congdon, as he walks us through his journey from Portland, Oregon to Princeton Theological Seminary, and eventually to the suburbs of Kansas City. David tells us how his views have evolved since writing his book, the...

Letter: PAAC Podcast

Letter: PAAC Podcast

I’m terrified of making cold calls, so it was with no small amount of fear and trembling that I reached out to Lydia and Liz to ask if they were interested in making a podcast.

Zora and Ada Who Live in Maine (Ep. 28)

Zora and Ada Who Live in Maine (Ep. 28)

As a precocious, queer freshman at Amherst College, Ophelia took it upon herself to join InterVarsity, because she wanted to find out more about this Christian thing. (Because that’s what queer young adults from non-religious childhoods do when they attend a secular,...

I Didn’t Know I was Queer (Ep. 26)

I Didn’t Know I was Queer (Ep. 26)

Aimee had a conservative upbringing in Taiwan, where gender roles were strictly enforced, both at home and school. It wasn’t until her early adulthood when she was living in the United States with her husband and child that she fully embraced her queer identity. In this episode, Aimee shares about her journey both from Asia to America and into her sexual identity and how it all fits with her roles as mom, wife, immigrant, editor, publisher, story teller, and PAAC. Thanks for listening!

We’re a toddler now (Ep. 25)

We’re a toddler now (Ep. 25)

Editor-in-chief Aimee Sher discusses the new online platform, Diverging Magazine. Liz Lin gives a sneak peek into the upcoming PAAC Conference 2019.

Don’t high five, bro (Ep. 24)

In this episode, Chris, Liz, and David wade into the discussion of why the topic of Asian female / white male dating can be so heated and acrimonious, why even many progressive men still have some work to do to figure this out, and where we go from here.

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