Paul Matsushima

Paul Matsushima’s Work Portfolio

Below you will find many of the notable projects I have worked on throughout my career. This includes both in my official jobs and in my extra-curricular activities.

Also, feel free to check out my professional resumé.


Children’s Books

When I’m in J-Town

Co-Author, Project Lead, Artistic Co-Director. Unpublished (2018). Join little Shiro as he visits his favorite place in the whole wide world: J-Town (or Japantown)!

Thank You Very Mochi

Lead Author, Project Lead, Artistic Co-Director. ©2016 Kizuna. Full of tradition and culture, this imaginative children’s book will “pound” into children’s hearts the importance of

Operations Projects

Work Management System

Creator, Developer. ©2020 Fuller Graduate Schools. Built on Asana.com, this is a presentation of a project and work management setup for 8+ team members.

Budgeting System

Creator, Budget Manager. ©2019 Fuller Graduate Schools. Built on Airtable.com, this ledger has various views pre-built for financial reports, including Income Statement (P&L Report), Balance

CRM Database for Small Organizations

Creator, Project Lead. ©2019 Fuller Graduate Schools. Built on Airtable.com, this CRM is great for small organizations (especially nonprofits).

Published Writing

JA Cranium

Author. ©2020 Yo! Magazine. Test out your knowledge of the Japanese American community with this unique take on the beloved game Cranium.

The Struggles of Discussing Race in the Asian American Church

Author. ©2018 Inheritance Magazine. My reflections on why it’s difficult to talk about race in the Asian American evangelical church.

Silence: Echoing through the Generations of Japanese Americans

Author. ©2016 Inheritance Magazine. The church must not continue this culture of silence, as it has deep and wide-lasting ripples.

Finding Common Ground: Reflections on Discussing Politics at Church

Author. ©2015 Inheritance Magazine. We were simply concerned about the increasing polarization of opinions in American politics and how to have constructive dialogue in the

Theological Writing

Gaining Margin to Give Back: An Interview with Stephanie Smith

Author. ©2020 De Pree Center. Margin – or the idea of having the room, the capacity, the flexibility to be, and do what you desire

Finding Courage as an Artist: An Interview with Roxanne Fulkerson

Author. ©2020 De Pree Center. The union of Roxanne’s calling with her interests and talents didn’t begin to materialize until she turned 57.

Just Getting Started: Nada Jones’s Story

Author. ©2019 De Pree Center. Nada’s calling didn’t happen right away but through a lifetime of exploration, introspection, personal development, and struggle.

Bringing Hope and Healing to a Broken World: Jason Chu’s Story

Author. ©2019 De Pree Center. Jason is a Chinese American rapper with the mission to “bring hope and healing to a broken world.”

A Lifestyle of Work-Life Balance: Sarah Magidoff’s Story

Author. ©2018 De Pree Center. Sarah has a calling towards a lifestyle of work-life balance.

Myths of Vocation, Volume 3

Lead Author, Project Manager. ©2018 De Pree Center. Many of us carry around a set of dysfunctional beliefs about what work and calling are supposed