Gloria Fanchiang is a second-generation Taiwanese American songwriter, recording artist, producer and worship leader, passionate about decolonizing worship and empowering Asian American communities to develop contextualized worship music and liturgy. More about Gloria →
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Advent is a season of preparation in anticipation of Christ’s birth as well as Christ’s second coming, and it is observed for 4 Sundays before Christmas. It is a time of reflection, mourning and yearning for Jesus to come make all things new. Below are 5 songs for the Advent season written by Asian, Asian American and Pacific Islander songwriters. Continue reading “5 Songs for Advent by API Songwriters”
This blog post features worship resources based on Psalm 139 which declares that we are “fearfully and wonderfully made.” In a time when Asian diaspora communities are being attacked and hated, the affirming and healing message of this psalm is much needed. The resources below could be used throughout the year and especially during Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month (AAPIHM) in May. Also note that while the authors of these resources are East Asian American women, the resources speak to and can be adapted for a variety of AAPI histories and communities. Continue reading “Worship Resources for Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month”