American Christians are coming together to pray for Syrian refugees who are feeling conflict in their country which began about five years ago on March 15, 2011.
An opportunity for smaller churches to receive funding for new projects has been highlighted at a recent workshop hosted by Korean Churches for Community Development (KCCD). The workshop, which took place at the Los Angeles Regional Office of Azusa Pacific University (APU), was attended by some 30 local church leaders of various ethnic backgrounds, and featured Brian Bakke, the president of The Mustard Seed Foundation. The organization, which was founded in 1983, provides grants to local churches for start-up projects.
AMP Releases New Music Video for 'The Master,' a Song Focusing on God 'Who Died for Sinners and the Lost'
AMP released a new music video on February 25 for their latest song, 'The Master,' which was filmed in the streets of Seoul, South Korea, where the Korean American Christian hip hop trio recently toured in February. The song focuses on the humility that God showed in coming to earth to die for sinners, and the joy and peace that results from following him.
Thousands Gather for Harvest America 2016: 'God Has an Answer for Your Loneliness and It Is Jesus Christ'
More than 82,000 individuals gathered at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas on Sunday for Harvest America, an annual evangelistic event in which Pastor Greg Laurie of the Harvest Crusades speaks on the gospel. Hundreds of thousands more tuned into the event via livestream or radio / TV broadcasts, according to the organizers, and the event was remotely hosted in over 7,200 locations.
Known as the ‘Olympics’ of Korean missionaries all over the world, Korean World Mission Conference (KWMC) will be taking place in Los Angeles for the first time in its almost 30-year history. KWMC, which takes place once every four years, had always taken place at Wheaton College near Chicago since its beginnings in 1988, but this year the conference location has moved to Los Angeles. The conference dates, which were usually in July, have also been pushed earlier to June.
How Can the Church Bring Back the Religious 'Dones' and 'Nones'? Pastoral, Academic, and Lay Leaders Weigh In
A group of some 80 Christian pastoral, academic, and lay leaders gathered at Young Nak Celebration Church’s Jefferson campus on Saturday to discuss how the church could bring back to church the ‘dones’ and the ‘nones’ -- those who either left the church, or those who say they don’t affiliate themselves with any religion.
Korean Christians Invited to Launch 'Azusa Now' Revival Gathering, Set to Take Place in Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
The Call is planning for an all-day revival gathering at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum with hopes for a revival like that of the Azusa Street Revival that took place on 1906, and Korean Christians have been invited to kick off the gathering. "We're not looking for an event," said Lou Engle, the founder of The Call. "We want a breakthrough."
Financial Fraud Lawsuit Against Gospel for Asia Causes National Religious Broadcasters to Cut Ties with GFA
A financial affair led the National Religious Broadcasters (NRB), an international association of Christian broadcasting networks, to cut ties with Gospel for Asia (GFA), a missionary organization that aims to spread the gospel throughout Asia. In the beginning of February, a lawsuit claiming the misuse of donor money was filed against Gospel for Asia.
About 40 children from Sa-Rang Community Church visited a nursing home where some 60 elderly men and women live to share their warmth and love. In particular, the church’s children’s choir, called ‘Sharon Choir,’ has been practicing worship songs and body worship for the past three months to perform for their audience at the nursing home, where their performance was met with the warmest applause.
Some 300 individuals gathered in front of the Canadian Parliament Hill on February 17 for a prayer meeting on behalf of Reverend Hyeon Soo Lim, who was sentenced to life in prison by the North Korean government last December after being detained during his last visit to the country.
Blab, podcasting, EQ, and dialogue. It’s a seemingly random collection of words and topics, but somehow they all came up during a discussion about none other than: leadership. DJ Chuang, a strategy consultant for churches and ministries, spoke with Pastor Eddie Park of EvFree Fullerton Church in a podcast released online on February 8 for NexGen Pastors’ Fellowship, a network of Asian American pastors.
What are some of the practical and spiritual aspects that a couple should consider about their wedding? About their marriage life? About starting their own family? These were among the questions that were explored during a recent marriage seminar that took place at Hana Christian Center. Unlike most seminars that are structured in a lecture-like format, this seminar was carried out more like a talk show, with a host who moderated the program and interviewed several speakers, including missionary and pastor Young Taek Yoo, and wedding coordinator Esther Kim of My Bride Story.
Reverend James Kwon, the senior pastor of Community Church of Seattle, was inaugurated as the next moderator of presbytery of the Presbyterian Church U.S.A. (PCUSA)’s Northwest Coast Presbytery. This makes Kwon the first Korean American to serve as the moderator of presbytery of this presbytery’s history.
Temple Israel of Hollywood had some unusual guests during its Friday night Shabbat: a group of some 20 Korean American teenagers, a youth pastor, a Korean parent, and a few church youth group leaders. The visit was the second in an exchange that Temple Israel participated in with Los Angeles Christian Presbyterian Church (LACPC), the first of which involved Temple Israel’s youth visiting LACPC’s Sunday youth worship service in December.
It seems that there is no such thing as success that simply and suddenly lands on your lap. As a third party, one can one day see that a person is sucessful, but for the person who has achieved something, that achievement required a heavy investment of hard work, preparation, and long seasons of failure and pain.