When we think about some of the commandments, we’re not even done fulfilling loving of our enemies. We don’t get to move on anything else. Later on, we can find out if we were right all along about this and that issue. We’re here to help each other, not to be right or wrong about this or that.”
In this second part of a series, author Kelly Wilson explores the experiences and concerns of the next generations of Asian Americans with regard to the church and American society and considers the unique challenges and gifts in their search for a spiritual home.
As a whole community of readers, followers, and friends continue to reflect on Evans’ work and mourn the loss of not only a teacher, but the leader of a whole flock of believers online and off, I went back through our interview to listen once again to her insights about the Episcopal Church.
By Kelly Wilson
Last year, Kelly Wilson authored the four part series, the Evangelical Shift, looking at “Evangelical refugees,” in search of “deeper” worship, more progressive politics, or for a place to be welcomed. Continuing from that research, Wilson now offers a look into the experience of Asian-Americans in the Episcopal Church.
You can check out that original series here
Part 1: Evangelical Refugees
Part 2: Learning the Language of Liturgy
Part 3: Is liturgical worship welcoming everyone to the table?
Part 4: Moving Forward
Welcoming Asian Americans within the […]