$�܈���\'e���������O�O˔��N�G�T%���Y�d[T'�\�,��T�Ş�%U���$��4�V[�����㤥Ζ+�B"eGUq�oWq��jג��e_�Q���]���*Mv��[��@T7��EY�ZT�VI��1b��%n��%#x*�-�U��sZ��A����f�`ۡ=��@=�*� ��������@�ͭ��ƭ�7�X�x�t���i!6��pE˼8��X���@����u'��ü����D��,��)�[J0'�L�iY^��O e� �-[�U�-�T;��j�g!P ��}�g%�AEh����^��������� And it takes strength to keep sustaining when a shift comes before one is ready. Until very recently, church instruction manuals for institute and youth suggested caution against interracial marriages. Fred: and that is the value of diversity, across every possible category. I’m also the white half of an interracial marriage. What are covenants and Atonement? Beyond the symbolic impact (which is important) no one should expect there will be much short or medium term impacts, but in 20 years when they become senior apostles there might be some hope of more open minds outside of the US conservative/Utah experience. That means not only that he has experience with multiple cultures, it also means that his grandchildren will likely be raised in the same country where he lives, which means that it will be a little easier for him and his wife to spend time with them as present and well known grandparents. Join Facebook to connect with Susan Lindsay and others you may know. Gerrit Walter Gong was born in Redwood City, California on December 23, 1953. PDF Cite. Media in category "Marriott Center" The following 67 files are in this category, out of 67 total. These appointments in terms of age and church experience were right In the sweet spot consistent with recent apostle picks. I agree. Cautioning against interracial marriage on the grounds of it being challenging seems to contradict every Relief Society lesson I’ve sat through about overcoming differences in a marriage. Read more. Also, I suspect President Nelson’s very special interest in China may have played a role in the case of Elder Gong. 100. Some errors in the chart below. I suspect that beneath much of the positive chatter I’m hearing about these two appointments is the belief that these men will somehow bring more than just racial diversity to church government. Mica Nicole is sure she had encountered one but was out and about and couldn’t recall the specifics for me. It’s impossible to have any credibility as a global church if we have almost no cultural and ethnic diversity among the most senior leaders. Very happy about these calls for all sorts of reasons; thanks for adding another very cogent one to the pile! 59 records for Susan Gong. Sister Gong on Our Greatest Hope. But the church’s mission is to reach throughout the world and serve people in their own languages, in their own cultures, and on their own terms without being destructive. Having a few interracial marriages in my extended family, I’ve seen positive and negative consequences. Susan Wei, Marc Niethammer. I also know that it’s possible to find joy and peace in the church even when we find ourselves with a minority opinion. I’m sorry for that feeling in the pit of your stomach–I know it all too well. your username. I don’t expect that these men will be cultural or political reformers. Elder Gong has served in numerous Church callings, including full-time missionary, seminary teacher, bishop, stake mission president, stake president and Area Seventy. Gerrit Walter Gong was born in Redwood City, California on December 23, 1953. Here goes: When the names of the two new apostles were read I felt sick in the pit of my stomach. I believe inspiration comes to those who seek, as does revelation—-like who to call to be apostles. Topics ranged from broad concepts like the evolution of education in the 21st century and how education shapes democracy, to the ASU-specific themes including resources for Latter-day Saint … His known family tree is extensive (bless the tradition of Chinese family genealogy record-keeping) and is 100% Chinese. Sister Susan Gong, right, talks with her mother, Marian Lindsay, during a groundbreaking ceremony for the Taylorsville Utah Temple in Taylorsville on Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020. Gerrit W. Gong "A Rhodes Scholar, Dr. Gerrit W. Gong holds Masters and Ph.D. degrees from Oxford University in International Relations. Sister Susan Lindsay Gong was raised in Taylorsville, Utah, received a BA in English Literature from BYU and served a full-time Mandarin speaking mission in Taiwan, and has continued her love and study of the Chinese language throughout her life. Thanks, Cynthia, and beautifully written. October 2020 arXiv preprint arXiv:2010.11560. Additional Resources. I’ll investigate Rosana. By that, I mean, sure he’s of Asian decent, but he is still the same mold as all the other GA’s/Apostles. ?+�|M��1�4M�e���$[�ў��يv�X{c��J*��J2Ն �iz4��i^��I:��“�����ԀFU�AdΙz�B��#��~�qצ������掳��&�*M�Ѵ�E��w�n"�"�,��lA�(pׁO���m��FP�A�q�%Vp����H�+��U���v��#؎ Gerrit W. Gong and his wife, Susan Lindsay. Together our _____ and our Savior's _____ enable and ennoble. Two years later, some months after Susan had returned to BYU following her mission, Gerrit was in Provo with his family. Why treat it like a zero-sum game? But so is rejoicing for many other people’s realms of thought. He and his wife, Susan Lindsay Gong, are the parents of four children and have two … Also, only in the USA, would someone with Soares’s phenotype be considered “not white.” He’s white everywhere else on the planet. your password Elder Gerrit W. Gong and his wife, Susan Linsay Gong, tested positive for the virus Oct. 5, prompting other leaders to be tested. What is the date Elder Gong was sustained an apostle? Their son, Bruce, was a lead news anchor at KSL TV, and their daughter, Susan, is married to Gerrit W. Gong, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles since 2018. Bensen, recounting your personal experience with “a few interracial marriages in [your] own family” and supposing you can generalize from those experiences with those few particular people to arrive at broad statements about how race functions in marriage is, at the very least, “a trifle naive.” It’s also more than a trifle condescending, considering that you’re trying to correct someone who has actual first-hand experience of the potential issues you’re describing. Love the Gongs. Reading the D&C, it seems that revelation is often (indeed, almost always) responsive to external realities. Communication not at its best. %PDF-1.3 https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/learn/gerrit-w-gong?lang=eng Buy Now. The two began dating a few years later when Susan returned home from her mission. A powerful couple to help open up China. Personal Life. Our cultural biases are a factor, as well. Hopefully I’m not missing anyone, but I do not see that any of the members of the Quorum of the Twelve married Native American women. Get started U.S. Yearbooks Name Index, 1890-1979. They are the parents of four children and three grandchildren. My white cousin married a Korean woman and lived in Korea for several years. I seriously doubt President Nelson was pandering to progressive Mormons. The greatest Mormon blog in the universe. Enter your email address to follow BCC and receive new posts by email. Perhaps our Father in Heaven waits for enough of his children to be ready for changes to the norm before He inspires our leaders of His will in order that there will be enough people to support and sustain the changes. Gong is married to Susan Lindsay, a daughter of Richard P. Lindsay. Yes, my heart feels especially full today in seeing what I believe is the first interracial couple in the Quorum of the Twelve [1], and in knowing that my son and daughter can see children in the family photo of an apostle that look like them, too! Did you hear Elder Oaks announce that 40% of.the GAs now have been born outside the US and then rattling off the countries? It is our fervent hope and prayer that someday soon the Lord will open the way for the spread of the gospel here in China. Felix was referring to genetics. …and one of those categories is occupation. He married Susan Lindsay in January 1980. A lot of good viewpoints and thoughts. Well, my point was that the church’s mission requires deep, sensitive and reciprocal engagement with all of the world’s cultures in a way that most commercial organizations do not. The OP’s own experience of external challenges is evidence enough that race is a factor to consider! This expressed so much of the happiness I feel today. Fred–I strongly suspect that you would not have similar qualms about announcements that aligned with your own political priors. I genuinely feel this way and am not in any way trying to be disruptive or to be a “troll.” If my voice is silenced (deleted) I will take the hint that I’m not welcome here and will quietly go away. I confess I’m a bit surprised that the OP is so vehemently opposed to suggestions of caution when approaching an interracial marriage. His wife, Sister Susan Lindsay Gong, is a Taylorsville native, and his in-laws — the late Elder Richard P. and Sister Marian Bangerter Lindsay — are beloved members of this community and represent a legacy of local ecclesiastical leadership. Calling these two men to the Quorum of the Twelve is a landmark moment, but in terms of what the church really needs, it’s just a halting first step. It’s nice to have this forum where you can say what you are really thinking rather than in a classroom at church where you pretty much have to say the party line. Um das nationale Interesse an und die Unterstützung für die Metropolitan Opera zu erhöhen wurde 1952 durch August Belmont das Metropolitan Opera National Council gegründet, das seit 1954 den jährlich stattfindenden Gesangswettbewerb Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions ausrichtet. Representation matters. They did not begin dating until a few years later when Elder Gong was home for a few weeks from Oxford where he was a Rhodes Scholar. In fact, the “model minority” label is itself an example of racism, both because it exists really only for the purpose of supporting white supremacy by attacking other people of color for purportedly being less deserving of respect and success, and because it treats Asian people as a monolith. You can produce it under its own pressure; you can lift it out with a pump jack; you can energize it by reinjecting the gas cap; you can push it out by injecting water down a nearby well; you can melt it by injecting steam. (My father worked in HR for an oil major, I used to live a stone’s throw from the HQ of another one, and my current employer sells very large amounts of electricity to oil companies–to extract from wells that in many cases have been producing for over a century–so I’ve learned a bit about the business, both upstream and downstream.). And I suspect their international cred was perceived as a big plus, not a minus. Felix and Carolyn, First hand knowledge here. I’m sorry to hear this, but grateful that I was raised in the 50’s to 70’s by open minded, faithful Mormon parents, for which I am grateful for every day. Lindsay has 7 jobs listed on their profile. I know several members of Elder Gong’s extended family, and they couldn’t be a more dynamic, talented, kind family. He and his wife are the parents of four children. It will be another important step when we have the first woman of color wife of an apostle, the first black man, more examples of lives lived on more continents and in bodies with different abilities, and–dare we hope–the first woman. Again, it’s complicated and fluid. Pressure from Mormon Blogosphere/Political Correctness: 0. And Fred, it is interesting to me your physiological response to their call. It’s nice to see that a worldwide church now boasts 17% non-US born apostles. She shared how even if young adults’ lives are not turning out how they expected, this is a time of invaluable learning. Sister Susan Lindsay Gong (Hong Kong) Elder Randy D. Funk (2nd Counselor, Asia Area Presidency) Sister Andrea Clyde Funk (Hong Kong) Breakout Presenters List. No accent here! I’m very comfortable standing by that statement. I agree that people should go into an interracial marriage being mindful of the challenges. I believe the Lord uses those who have specific skills to move His church forward….and Sister Gong is fluent in Mandarin. I also rejoice in the callings of Elder Gong and Elder Soares. Elder Gong was on my list of best case scenarios. I don’t know where his wife was born but with Susan as a first name I would assume she is American as well. The author’s presentation assumes an intellectual supremacy that we all should come to the same interpretations….though I guess that’s what ‘opinions’ are. March 31, 2018 by Cynthia L. Susan and Gerrit Gong (Church News photograph) There are any number of reasons I couldn’t be happier about the newly-called Elder Gong and Elder Soares. Elder Gong has served in numerous Church callings, including full-time missionary in Taiwan, high councilor, high priests group leader, stake Sunday School president, seminary teacher, bishop, stake mission president, stake president, and Area Seventy. Although it is 2018 and one would hope the simple fact of an apostle in a interracial marriage wouldn’t be a big deal anymore, it is. In honor of his 67th birthday today, here are nine quotes from him this year. She lived in 1940, at address, California. I will try to express my feelings in a more heartfelt way in this post in hopes that it will not suffer the same fate. Ulisses Soares. They are … Welcome! Thanks all for the kind answers to my post. I do expect that their calling will reflect a process of opening the church’s leadership to the church’s global realities. His wife, Susan, is the daughter of Richard P. Lindsay, who was a member of the Second Quorum of the Seventy. The fact that they are an interracial couple didn’t even occur to em; I was just thrilled that there is finally some more international representation in the upper-most echelon. But if you would indulge me for a moment, I want to focus on one area of very specific, personal appreciation: the marriage of Elder Gerrit Gong, as an Asian-American man, to his wife Susan Gong, a white woman. Yes, I have the most beautiful grandchildren. Blessed be the name of the Lord…. There was almost no better realistic possibility than these two picks. He married Susan Lindsay in January 1980. Cynthia, thanks for sharing. :). It will always be Top down, not bottom up. Elder Gong has served in numerous Church callings, including full-time missionary in the Taiwan Taipei Mission, high councilor, high priests group leader, stake Sunday School president, seminary teacher, bishop, stake mission president, stake president and Area Seventy. It’s pretty easy to support and sustain what we’re used to; harder when there is a significant shift. church instruction manuals for institute and youth, Melody and Twila (and peggy)–How Lucky We Are to Be Alive Right Now, This week in Mormon Land: Heavenly Mother, new mission presidents and Russell Nelson's latest milestone - Salt Lake Tribune, President Russell Nelson, other top LDS leaders vaccinated against COVID - Salt Lake Tribune, LDS leaders encouraging members to hold summer youth conferences - Daily Herald, LDS Tooele County temple relocated, renamed - KUTV 2News, Owner seeks to demolish historic LDS meetinghouse. Sister Susan Gong, right, talks with her mother, Marian Lindsay, during a groundbreaking ceremony for the Taylorsville Utah Temple in Taylorsville on … Elder Gong’s and President Nelson’s love for this land are, I hope, positive signs of things to come. View the profiles of people named Susan Lindsay. Especially if you're looking for a comparsion of breast size and household objects. Hope to endure all things Having people who know about petroleum extraction is always useful! We found 17 entries for Susan Gong in United States. (BTW it’s Brazilian with one l, not Brazillian with two. Susan Lindsay Gong, Number of sons, December 23, 1953, January 2, 1980. A few early apostles married Scandinavian immigrants, but that’s really stretching the definition of interracial marriage. The thoughts expressed below are my authentic feelings. *”…We recommend that people marry those who are of the same racial background generally, and of somewhat the same economic and social and educational background (some of those are not an absolute necessity, but preferred).”. There are 40+ professionals named "Susan Gong", who use LinkedIn to exchange information, ideas, and opportunities. https://news-gb.churchofjesuschrist.org/article/elder-gerrit-w-gong Susan and Gerrit Gong (Church News photograph). Find Susan Gong's phone number, address, and email on Spokeo, the leading online directory for contact information. Love you. %��������� August 2020 arXiv preprint arXiv:2008.10797. With all the comments here I echo the joy in seeing a diverse Quorum. Gerrit W. Gong was called to the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles by President Russell M. Nelson on March 31, 2018. Church spokesman Eric Hawkins confirmed Elder Gong’s diagnosis in a statement Tuesday morning. For women of Asian descent, this results in a hypersexualized stereotype, an extreme but superficial sexual desirability captured in the ugly term “yellow fever.” For men of Asian descent, this same underlying stereotype results in media representations and prejudice against them as emasculated and lacking in sexual desirability or prowess. My heart ached also for Elder Gong and Elder Soares as I realized that they too probably wonder if their call came from God or if they are “token” minorities in a corporation that has to factor in the opinions and philosophies of the world in its decision making. He said, “Their condition is mild, but they are being cautious and their health is being carefully monitored by doctors. Both men and women of Asian descent in the US face a media and social stereotype of being more submissive, passive, and infantilized. The Church will follow all … Oh, the challenge of English adjectives. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! The focus of the event was a conversation between ASU President Michael M. Crow, Elder Gerrit W. Gong, an apostle of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and his wife, Susan Lindsay Gong. AmyT thanks for weighing in! And that, I believe, is a blessing for all concerned. Note: Spelling is correct on this list. There are over a billion Chinese citizens, and we non-Chinese are forbididen by law from discussing religion with them. As I said at the last time new apostles were chosen–I would have preferred to have seen three Caucasian apostles from outside North America than three apostles of color who were born and raised in Utah. Children: 4. Elder Gerrit W. Gong, of the Quorum of the Twelve of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and his wife, Susan Lindsay Gong, have tested positive for COVID-19. Elder Soares, a Brazillian, brings long-overdue representation from the southern hemisphere. https://bookofmormonresources.blogspot.com/2018/03/gerrit-walter-gong.html Hi MB, I’m really not the expert to speak on that. West-siders aren't thrilled. Much of this post is good, though the backdrop of “white supremacy” is a bit much. She currently holds a Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) from the Australian Research Council (ARC). Elder Andersen’s 2017 LDS Family Education … Oh goodness. Yet in this case and always the Lord calls his Apostles. Big smiles in the Hedgehog home. |(֛T0�a`��C�{�����Y�ۂJ`�EQ,ż���j���sK35� �E�i�?&�����{������h�\�*����V7@�LNRW�t3��7�sA��:��i��!�)�n��h�����:SC�P�6�A X��tY��`���+\;oW|��I�(D4M�BL0�| �[��2��H��q�㸞�B��s+�l�� dx������)�vI��ֵ�B��3���)�xg��Z���6����郖 5>M�x�����Bϳ�t% ��eު��&�P�}�����~. His wife, Sister Susan Lindsay Gong, is a Taylorsville native, and his in-laws — the late Elder Richard P. and Sister Marian Bangerter Lindsay — are beloved members of this community and represent a legacy of local ecclesiastical leadership. (If they are, it will be a pleasant surprise.) 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We need to learn to love so unconditionally that we do not see race anymore, nor genders, nor other marginalization great and small. People don’t know their own blind spots until they’re pointed out to them. Not sure that the fact his Asian roots would mean that much to the Chinese government in order to open it for missionary work, but I believe that he fits the mold for Apostleship with age, church experience/loyalty, and worldly accolades. You’d think we’d try to start making trends on this issue as opposed to following them. The visit was extended to four weeks, as he and … Elder Gong has served in numerous Church callings, including full-time missionary in Taiwan, high councilor, high priests group leader, stake Sunday School president, seminary teacher, bishop, stake mission president, stake president, and Area Seventy. The church’s rhetoric against such marriages was very strong in the wake of the 1978 revelation, as if SWK wanted to communicate “Hey, let’s not go crazy with this thing.” That attitude has slowly dissipated, but even now it’s not quite gone. Next I would really love for Adam and Eve in the temple videos to be an interracial couple. Elder Gerrit W. Gong Presidency of the Seventy Elder L. Whitney Clayton Senior President of the Seventy A t … Cynthia you make a great couple. Lindsay died of cancer in … Members of the the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles Gerrit W. Gong, right, and his wife Susan Lindsay walk off as Ulisses Soares, left, of Brazil, receives a hug from his wife Rosana Fernandes following the morning session of a twice-annual conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Saturday, March 31, 2018, in Salt Lake City. Shout out to Jusok. Their children had a hard time in Korean schools because of the “round eyes.” Does that mean they never should have gotten married? Although reasonable latter-day saints have long, long since realized there is no place for any disapproval of marriage based on race, this is still a big deal. However, much discussion among leading historians of Mormonism has so far failed to turn up any examples of an interracial marriage in the Twelve. It takes strength to keep sustaining when one is ready for shifts and even sees wisdom in them, but they don’t come. >:(. Create a free family tree for yourself or for Susan Gong and we’ll search for valuable new information for you. Elder Gong married Susan Lindsay on Jan. 2, 1980, in the Salt Lake Temple. Gerrit Walter Gong was born in Redwood City, California on December 23, 1953. Children: 4. But it’s a relief to know that the oil companies don’t have to suck so hard. The Gongs were married in 1980, not long after the lifting of the race-based priesthood and temple ban in 1978. We’re an international church, and the PTB clearly have worked hard to get our leadership profile to more closely mirror that reality. Ordered needless product. Susan's brother, Bruce, was a popular news anchor on KSL TV before his 2012 call to preside over the Australia Perth Mission. Cheers. My last post must have sounded like trolling as it has disappeared. I’m sorry you’ve had to deal with this racism, you are a beautiful couple!! And definitely in Brazil Soares would be considered “white.” I’m excited for Elder Soares’ calling as are my Brazilian friends in our ward here in Brazil. He has traced his ancestry back 33 generations to First Dragon Gong, born a.d. 837 in southern China during the late Tang dynasty. I love the more visible presence of minorities. ��@���Nm��hy5�ι*���nL��t�� God Bless You in the name of Jesus Christ our Lord and Savior. Find Susan Gong in United States. Benson, although it’s not incorrect to say the manuals (Kimball) advise caution, they go a little further than that in recommending/expressing preference for racially homogenous marriages. Elder Gong has served in numerous Church callings, including full-time missionary in the Taiwan Taipei Mission, high councilor, high priests group leader, stake Sunday School president, seminary teacher, bishop, stake mission president, stake president and Area Seventy. Feel free to delete this comment after the edit.). He married Susan Lindsay in January 1980. When I realized that they were the new Apostles, I had chills all through my body, the hair on my arms stood up, and I felt so joyous. (For more reading on this, see here, here, and here.). Brigham Young University. Elder Gong married Susan Lindsay, daughter of Richard P. (1926 - 2010) and Marian Lindsay, in 1980. Aren’t we missing that “All are alike unto God”? This is because, in the white supremacist schema that subconsciously permeates our thinking, the latter is seen as “marrying down” in a way that the former is not, even though both are examples of interracial marriages. When I refer to my Merriam Webster Dictionary and the Encyclopedia Britannica online, Elder Soares happily fits those definitions of “Latino”. Since there is a sub thread discussion about race here, I’ll just highlight this very good and enlightening piece by PBS from a few years ago about race in Brazil. stream This is a grandly unique perspective on this appointment that I had not known, nor considered until reading your article. Why does ethnicity have to be politicized in Zion the way it is in Babylon? It was my biggest hope for the conference. Thanks for the correction, Jones. I was personally much more disappointed that our previous three apostles had such close ties to Utah than their ethnic backgrounds. However I’m not excited about the call because of his increasing the “racial” diversity in the Quorum of the Twelve (which he doesn’t) but rather because he brings a -cultural- diversity that is very welcomed. Also, doesn’t Sister Rosana Fernandes Soares identify as a woman of color? Spouse: Susan Lindsay. Gerrit W. Gong was born in Redwood City, California, in 1953. He hasn’t aged at all. I’m thrilled by the picks, but I seriously doubt they had anything g to do with me or others like me. Loursat wrote: “I don’t expect that these men will be cultural or political reformers.”. What I hope for is a group that comes from different cultural backgrounds that can consider and represent a worldwide church. They understand that diversity is out there, but they haven’t lived it, and there is no substitute for living it. But there’s also a higher divorce rate for couples with an age difference (proportionate to each year of difference, not just big gaps). 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