Korean First Presbyterian Church (KFPC) in Atlanta held an outreach festival for the children’s ministry on April 3. The outreach festival began a few years ago, when it used to be called ‘street festival,’ after Pastor Bong-Sung Kim, who leads the children’s ministry at KFPC, visited a Wednesday night service at a church in New York City during which a Saturday street evangelism event was announced.
Early in the morning at 6 AM on Saturday, the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum was already filling up with people. Lines crawled out of all entrances and parking lots were already getting full as thousands of people were rushing in — not for a football game this time around, but for a prayer gathering to seek revival.
“I want to pass on the baton to young people, so that they can pick it up and run – and I'll be the cheerleader,” said Pastor Young Chae, as he started waving his hands animatedly, continuing, “I just envision myself saying to them, 'You can do it! Go John! Go Steve!' And them saying to me, 'Thank you Pastor Young for believing in me.' That's what I envision. I want to provide whatever I can so that they can run for the glory of God.”
How Can Youth Defend and Maintain Their Faith into Adulthood? Apologists and Pastors Weigh In at 'Truth Matters' Conference
How can youth students wisely navigate discussions about religion, morality, and ethics when confronted by their peers or even older figures such as teachers? What are some habits that could help them to maintain their faith even when they are faced with doubts? These are among the questions that the recent Truth Matters Conference, which took place from April 1-2 at Church Everyday, aimed to answer.
Sa-Rang Community Church in Anaheim, CA, held its annual 'Easter Hope Festival' during which over 1,000 individuals of the surrounding community came and enjoyed various services including free health screenings, free haircuts, one dollar sales, family photos, various cuisines, free nail art, face painting, arts and crafts, live music, and more.
Nick Hall, evangelist and founder of PULSE, has called one million people to gather in Washington, DC, on 16th July to “stand for Jesus.”
Korean churches in 10 different regions of Southern California held joint worship services early on Easter morning to celebrate Easter. In particular, the services held in the Inland Empire, South Bay, Orange County, and others had a portion during the prayer time in which the congregants prayed for Rev. Hyeon Soo Lim, a Korean Canadian pastor who is currently serving a life sentence in the North Korean prison.
The president of the Southern Baptist Convention leads the denomination and is elected at the annual Southern Baptist Convention meeting. This year’s nominees include J.D. Greear, Steve Gaines, and David Crosby.
Youngnak Presbyterian Church will once again be offering scholarships to Korean American Christian students this spring, this year up to $150,000 total.
As Christian youth try to navigate in today’s world, they may find themselves faced with numerous obstacles, including skepticism about their faith from their peers, and conflicting views from the surrounding society and culture. Equipping youth with an understanding of a Christian worldview to be able to defend and maintain their faith in the midst of those obstacles is one of the main purposes behind the upcoming Truth Matters Conference hosted by Church Everyday.
What would a Christian’s perspective look like regarding the issue of the Japanese Army’s ‘comfort women’? How could the long-lasting and historical pain that resulted from their abuse be resolved? The Presbyterian Theological Seminary in America hosted a forum regarding the issue called, “Christian Social Justice and the Japanese Army’s Comfort Women Issue” on March 17.
Though students are out on spring break, the campus of Los Angeles High School has been anything but quiet. Noises of children shouting and singing worship songs filled the LA High campus this week, as some 380 children participated in New Life Vision Church (NLVC)'s sixth annual Celebration for Easter at the school, where NLVC also holds its Sunday services.
A foundation sponsored by four local churches will be offering scholarships once again for Korean American pastors and seminarians. Called the Christian Scholarship Foundation of Greater Washington, the foundation began in 1981 in hopes to invest in Korean American leaders who will carry on a faithful ministry in the midst of “a dark and corrupted world,” according to the foundation, and is sponsored by four local churches including Virginia Presbyterian Church, First Virginia Baptist Church, and The Church for All Nations.
Korea Campus Crusade for Christ (KCCC) officially announced on March 11 that the organization's name will be changed to SOON Movement. For the near future, the organization will be using both names together as leaders predict it will take time to completely transition from the original name the organization had been known as for 45 years.
Dong Shin Presbyterian Church of Southern California and Korea Campus Crusade for Christ (KCCC, or SOON Movement) signed a memorandum of understanding on Friday as a promise to partner together in ministering to the younger generation. KCCC had already moved its central offices from Los Angeles into a portion of Dong Shin's property in Fullerton, and Dong Shin agreed to provide KCCC with a worship space, offices, a music studio, and other necessities for its ministry.