ideas from the mind of DJ Chuang

ideas from the mind of DJ Chuang
some ideas that have great potential from my perspective as an author and researcher of multiethnic, mental health, Asian American faith communities • Cover art by James Graham

MultiAsian.Church: A White Pastor Ministering in a Japanese American Church with Grace and Truth
Mar 10 • 30 min
What is it like for a Caucasian to pastor and minister in an Asian American church? Pastor Matty Blevins shares all in this conversation with DJ Chuang. Well, not everything, but some things he’s learned along the way, since he’s only been in a non-white…
Can we talk about Asian American pastors and pornography?
Mar 6 • 26 min
Roy Kim talks with DJ Chuang about this taboo subject of how pastors struggle with pornography. Too many pastors struggle secretly with porn addiction. Research says 57% of pastors have struggled with porn and Asian pastors and Asian American ones are no…
When I Got Locked Up in a Psych Ward for 72 Hours and What Happened Next
Mar 4 • 4 min
The most painful time in my life happened in February 2017. It took me like 9 months to recover back to normal. Didn’t think that would happen. Here’s the story. —- Send in a voice message:
Nashville hot chicken isn’t so popular a thing in Nashville
Mar 3 • 9 min
while at a conference in Opryland Hotel, it took me 3 days to find Nashville hot chicken because I didn’t have a rental car and didn’t want to pay for a Uber ride into downtown —- Send in a voice message:
Parasite is a joke.. older white men that don’t get it
Feb 29 • 6 min
What would you do if you hear people talking about why Parasite won the Oscar for Best Picture? And they don’t have a clue that an Asian person was standing right there? —- Send in a voice message:
snapshot of church communications back in 2011
Feb 17 • 29 min
Random conversations with 2 anonymous guests at post- #cultivate11 conference tweetup at a nearby Starbucks on May 5, 2011 Cultivate Conference = Where culture, innovation and communication connect :: May 4-5, 2011 —- Send in a voice message:…
An update from my other podcast, Erasing Shame
Nov 20, 2019 • 7 min
A brief word from my other podcast, which I’d encourage you to check out, - honest talk for healthy living. —- Send in a voice message:
How Saddleback Church is Growing as an All Nations Congregation
Oct 1, 2019 • 17 min
a chat with Mark Grunden, a small groups pastor at Saddleback Church (one church in multiple locations, in Southern California plus 4 other countries) about how this church is becoming an “All Nations Congregation” as it is stated in one of its strategies…
say that again
Jan 15, 2019 • 2 min
before you share your idea with the world, write it down or record it, here’s why —- Send in a voice message:
driving on the five
Nov 15, 2018 • 8 min
thinking about open source, and how we can have kingdom impact with no staff and no money —- Send in a voice message:
walking in Nashville
Nov 7, 2018 • 2 min
what is going on in downtown Nashville? just walking to dinner and thinking about some technical challenges with podcasting, but Anchor does make it very easy —- Send in a voice message:
My first day of using the smash pass
Nov 5, 2018 • 1 min
Smashburger will be a frequent stop for me for the next 100 days —- Send in a voice message:
Life goal #3: Asian American Christian Philanthropy
Nov 4, 2018 • 7 min
one more thing I want to work towards making a contribution in the world is this topic.. there’s a lot of raising awareness and education that’s needed to demystify philanthropy in our faith communities —- Send in a voice message:…
Life goal #2: multiasian churches
Oct 23, 2018 • 4 min
describing my 2nd of 3 life goals that i finally came up with after age 52, and a good word about this anchor app —- Send in a voice message:
finally i have 3 life goals
Sep 30, 2018 • 7 min
most my life, i didn’t have specific goals i was interested in working towards. i recently discovered 3. here, i describe my first goal, erasing shame - a podcast at —- Send in a voice message:
hello all and welcome to my ideas
Jun 21, 2018 • 3 min
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Following Jesus = Becoming a Leader
Sep 26, 2014 • 43 min
a talk shared at Triangle Youth Fellowship, by DJ Chuang, September 25, 2004 —- Send in a voice message:
what does it mean to be the church?
May 14, 2008 • 72 min
a workshop about the idea for “church without walls” at some event or conference back around 2008, with Daniel Young of NewSong Dallas (when it was around back then) lowering the bar of doing church, raising the bar of being church —- Send in a voice…
Why does it hurt so much? (John 11:17-36)
Apr 22, 2007 • 38 min
DJ Chuang’s sermon titled “Why does it hurt so much?” based on John 11:17-36, delivered at Great Commission Community Church in Arlington, Virginia, on the Sunday of the week when the Virginia Tech shootings happened in April 2007. More notes at…
Daily Commute with DJ Chuang, July 14, 2005
Jul 14, 2005 • 8 min
on an evening commute from Chantilly, Virginia, to Bethesda, Maryland.. talked about coughing, interruption from a phone call, transition to a new role at work, thoughts about podcasting, rain in the background noise —- Send in a voice message:…
Daily Commute Podcast, April 14th + April 18th, 2005
Apr 18, 2005 • 27 min
Combined 2 audios from April 14th episode and April 18th episode, back in 2005, when i was trying out different production workflows, gear and equipment my ramblings: trying to do a podcast without post-production; talked about attending a friend’s…