God let me feel the vacancy in my soul despite my attempts to fill it with worldly acclaim.
– Quina Aragon
About the Episode
In this episode of the Hope + Help Podcast, Christine Chappell interviews Quina Aragon about finding identity in Christ. Quina reflects on being a child of Filipino and Jamaican decent, explaining how growing up as a minority influenced her perceptions about identity and belonging. She highlights the dangers of basing identity on personal achievements and observes the particular temptations that come with serving in a performance-based ministry. Quina also considers some of the specific identity challenges she's faced in the context of being a Christian woman, and also a woman of color.
More Resources from Quina
There are many paths to lose your way. And only one way to find it.
So said Jesus of Nazareth, the most compelling and controversial teacher of all time. This book aims to make sense of his counterintuitive claim: Unless we lose our lives for his sake, we will never discover our true selves.
Writers from around the world tell their stories of healing and hope amid many hardships. Joni Eareckson Tada, Sam Allberry, Christopher Yuan, Aixa de López, Quina Aragon, and many other contributors share how God found them amid many dangers, toils, and snares.
- The Only Status that Can Satisfy (article)
- My Heritage, His Testimonies: Women of Color on the Word of God (book)
- Listen & Live: A Spoken Word Short Film (article/video)
Related Resources from IBCD
- Longing to Be Noticed (Martha Peace)
- Longing for an Identity (Elyse Fitzpatrick)
- Identity as a Child of God (Greg Gifford)
- I am Not My Ethnicity (Jenn Chen)
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