Located in the heart of downtown Los Angeles where many homeless individuals can be found is The Church Without Walls -- a church with literally no walls for anyone who would like to visit. As a church not within a building but one that simply meets on the street, one could have a firsthand experience and encounter of Christ's love simply as they walk along the street.
GKYM's 10th Mission Conference to Take Place in Rochester, with Hopes for '2nd Gen' Korean Americans as the Main Lineup
GKYM (Global Kingdom Young Adults Missions Festival) International, one of the most well-known Korean American missions organizations in the U.S., will be hosting its 10th conference later this year from December 27 to 30 at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center in New York.
A recent survey of the religious landscape of the U.S. by Pew Research Center showed a decrease in the number of those who identify themselves as Christians (a decrease of 7.8 percent), while those who do not affiliate themselves with any religion -- religious "nones" -- saw an increase of 6.7 percent. In response, a group of Christian leaders of diverse backgrounds -- ethnically, denominationally, etc. -- will be coming together in February at the Institute for the Study of Asian American Christianity (ISAAC)'s 7th Symposium to discuss what factors may be coming into play in this day and age that results in such a phenomenon.
Milal Mission of Southern California selected and gave $148,400 worth of scholarships to 94 students this year. Since 2001, the non-profit has given $1,958,400 in scholarships.
IHOP worship leader Jon Thurlow joined hundreds of mostly Korean American college students and young adults in worship during the recent event, ‘Worship Nights with Jon Thurlow,’ hosted at Grace Ministries International (GMI), one of the largest Korean churches in Southern California.
In celebration of its 12th anniversary, Christianity Daily hosted a gathering at a hotel in Los Angeles on January 22nd. The publication has grown to several branches across the U.S. since its establishment on January 23, 2004, and currently also has a news broadcast through Radio Korea. Christianity Daily, originally an exclusively Korean publication, started its English publication in January of 2010. Some 100 first, ‘1.5,’ and second generation Korean American church leaders attended the service.
Looking Back on 12 Years and Looking Toward the Future, 'Excited to See God's Power Revealed Through This Newspaper'
Christianity Daily celebrated its 12th anniversary, and its English edition’s 2nd anniversary, on Friday with a celebration and dedication service at a hotel in Los Angeles with some 100 Korean American pastors and leaders in the greater Los Angeles community.
For the first time, a Korean Christian documentary film about homosexuality has been produced and released late last year: “I Am No Longer Gay.”Suffice to say, the film has been garnering much attention from the Korean public all over the world. But the director, Brian Kim, chose to have the film’s first ever screening not in South Korea, where most of the research and interviewing was completed, but in America.
More than 40,000 college students and young adults welcomed the new year by flooding the Philips Arena in Atlanta, where this year's Passion Conference was held. The conference, for the first time in its history, is also being livestreamed at two other locations: the Infinite Energy Arena in Atlanta, and the Toyota Center in Houston.
Francis Chan, author of numerous books including Crazy Love and founder of church-planting organization Radius International, addressed some 16,000 college students during the second evening session of the Urbana 15 Conference taking place at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, encouraging them to embrace the privilege of living under the authority of Christ. The Urbana Conference is InterVarsity's triennial missions conference.
The 24th 'Urbana' Conference launched on Sunday night and saw some 16,000 college students in attendance at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, Missouri. Urbana is InterVarsity's missions conference hosted once every three years since 1946.
Over a thousand youth and college students gathered in San Diego from Monday to Thursday for Korea Campus Crusade for Christ (KCCC)’s annual missions conference, called ‘Higher Calling Conference.’ Over the past several years, the conference has seen progressively more involvement from local churches in attending and leading the conference.
The Salvation Army Korean congregation in Los Angeles has once again set out to give Christmas gifts to its neighbors in the community. The church hosted a Christmas service and meal on Monday, during which toys and groceries were also given to the families who attended.
Hmong children from Fresno came to Los Angeles on Sunday to celebrate Christmas together with the Korean Christian community at Hope Presbyterian Church’s Sunday service.
Over a thousand youth and college students gathered in San Diego on Monday for Korea Campus Crusade (KCCC)’s annual ‘Higher Calling Conference,’ a conference characterized by its focus on missions.