25
Mar
08

AALC2008 Blogging

I’m in sunny Fullerton, CA for the Second Annual Asian-American Leadership Conference (AALC2008). I’ll try and do some live blogging. It’s definitely great to spend time with folk like Tim Tseng (ISSAC), Eugene Cho (Quest Church), and Gideon Tsang (VoxVeniae) just to name a few. I was pleasantly surprised at the East Coast turnout for this event. One of the things that I find valuable at these kind of conferences is the different voices and perspectives represented and not just from the stage. There are Asian-American pastors and leaders from all walks of life and traditions here. We all want to be good at what we do as leaders. We’re striving to be better. However, it’s ok that we are different. It’s ok to disagree and be a little uncomfortable at times. We’re here to learn from each other.

Lisa Espineli Chin started things off tonight by turning our attention as pastors and leaders towards rest and sabbath.
Amen.

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8 Responses to “AALC2008 Blogging”


  1. 1 HQ
    March 25, 2008 at 1:28 pm

    Looking forward to the updates from the conference!

  2. March 26, 2008 at 12:21 am

    LT — I heard from Eugene that you guys were able to hang out a bit. Sorry I missed you! I wasn’t able to attend the actual conference (right after Easter, yikes!) but maybe next time. I’m looking forward to hearing more of your thoughts on AALC…

  3. March 26, 2008 at 6:10 pm

    one of the things bloggers and facebookers (or is it facebookies?) have done at conferences is to blog about having a meetup over a meal or during a break. Twitter has worked especially well for that, too, especially noted at the recent SXSW.

  4. March 26, 2008 at 10:38 pm

    agh, i’m so jealous! blog more!!! hopefully i’ll meet you before the next one LT. really enjoy your thoughts.

  5. 6 L T
    April 1, 2008 at 12:07 pm

    dj is the man. he’s got so many ideas that we should think about implementing. i always get into a crunch. let’s try at q conference for some more realtime. daniel and david i’m sure we’ll meet sometime face to face. i’ve got lots of thoughts and so little time. i think i’m getting better at this.


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