I grew up in Hong Kong as a Canadian and graduated from the University of Edinburgh with a Master of Arts (Honours) in English Language. In an unexpected turn of events, I became a FCCA (Fellow of Chartered Certified Accountant). Life led me to Vancouver, B.C., where I graduated from Regent College with a Master of Divinity. I am now completing my Doctor of Philosophy (Divinity) at the University of St. Andrews, under the supervision of Dr John Perry and Professor Mario Aguilar in the Centre for the Study of Religion and Politics.


  • Doctor of Philosophy (Divinity) Candidate, University of St Andrews, United Kingdom

  • Master of Divinity, Regent College, Canada

  • Master of Arts (Honours) English Language, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom



  • From Colonialism to Communism: The Christian Church’s Response to Hong Kong’s 1997 Handover

    • Journal of the Oxford Graduate Theological Society, Nov 4, 2021

  • Faith and Status Quo: What can Post-Handover Hong Kong Churches Learn from Liberation Theology? – in Chinese

    • Hill Road, Jul 1, 2020

  • Why did Jesus get Baptized? An Exegesis of Luke 3:21-22

    • Resonance – a Theological Journal, Sep 12, 2019

  • Of Freedom and Human Agency: An Analysis of Luther’s and Gutiérrez’s Understanding

    • University of Edinburgh Journal, Jun 1, 2019

  • Announcing God’s Presence through Narration and Dialogue: an Exegesis of Joshua 3

    • Resonance – a Theological Journal, Dec 1, 2018

  • Is There Any Historical Support for Spiritual Baptism? Comparing and Analyzing the Theological Views of Cappadocian Fathers and the Pentecostals on Spiritual Baptism

    • Resonance – a Theological Journal, Sep 1, 2018

  • A Perspective of Christianity on Civil Disobedience: A Study of Hong Kong’s Occupy Central and the Umbrella Movement

    • Resonance – A Theological Journal, Jun 1, 2018

Book Reviews

  • Book Review of The Appearing Demos: Hong Kong During and After the Umbrella Movement by Laikwan Pang

    • Hong Kong Studies, Jul 31, 2021

  • Book Review of T&T Clark Reader in Theological Anthropology edited by Marc Cortez and Michael P. Jensen

    • Expository Times, Mar 4, 2020

  • Book Review of Moral Vision: Seeing the World with Love and Justice by David Matzko McCarthy & James M. Donohue CR

    • Expository Times, Jan 27, 2020

  • Book Review of Locke, Liberal Theory & American Political Theology by John Perry

    • Expository Times, Jun 24, 2019

  • Book Review of Food and Faith by Norman Wirzba

    • University of Edinburgh Journal, Jun 1, 2017

  • Book Review of The Drama of Ephesians: Participating in the Triumph of God by Timothy G. Gombis

    • University of Edinburgh Journal, Jun 1, 2016

  • Book Review of The Gospel in a Pluralist Society by Lesslie Newbigin

    • Regent College Marketplace Institute, Feb 18, 2015


  • Christian Perspectives of Civic Action under Non-Democratic Governments Based on Church Discussions in Post-Umbrella Movement Hong Kong


  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA), Advance HE, United Kingdom

  • Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland, United Kingdom

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