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The PAAC Podcast

Nov 20, 2018

Many PAAC parents, when deciding which church to attend, may be pulled toward churches with a large “children’s ministry.” But churches with the most resources for children also tend to be highly conservative and non-progressive. This leaves progressive Christian parents in a bind. Either commit to a...


Aug 30, 2018

Surprise! Lydia, Liz, and David are back for a one night only pop-up podcast. After catching up with what people have been up to this summer, we talk about the idea of entering a new season as a progressive Asian American Christian, and explore ways of moving beyond anger or awareness of injustice (#TooWoke) to next...


May 10, 2018

Listeners of the podcast know there’s been a lot going on in both Liz’s and Lydia’s lives lately. As a result of the unexpectedly early yet joyful arrival of Liz’s baby boy, we’re putting the podcast on pause until late summer or early fall. This means an early summer vacation for David (although Lydia and...


May 1, 2018

Serena came out to her parents in her mid-twenties. At the time, she was living in New York City, while her father was a prominent pastor in the Chinese American community in the Bay Area. They agreed to meet in Miami, where she broke the news over dinner at a nice restaurant. It … did not go well. It takes incredible...


Apr 17, 2018

With Lydia now in Boston, MA, we talk with Lizzy Lee, Esther C, and Christine Liang from the Philly sub-PAAC group about life as progressive Asian American Christians on the East Coast. We talk about Chinatown, racial intersectionalities, white supremacy, and Esther blows our minds with insight about Christian vs...