A conference for those with a heart to serve God and serve others with medicine will be taking place this weekend in Orange County. Called the Global Medical Missions Alliance (GMMA) Conference, it features numerous prominent speakers such as Michael Oh, the executive director of the Lausanne Movement; Dave Gibbons, the founding pastor of Newsong Church in Irvine; Phillip Lyn, the senior pastor of Skyline Church in Malaysia; and Val Tramonte, a physician who completed his family medicine training and served as faculty physician at In His Image.
Some 40 organizers and participants of the recent Korean World Mission Conference (KWMC) that took place earlier this month at Azusa Pacific University gathered at Grace Ministries International on Tuesday morning to discuss and evaluate the results of this year’s conference. The organizers first expressed regret regarding the aspects of the conference where the results came up short in comparison to their expectations, and shared the challenges they faced in the process of planning for the event.
A door for missions has been opened at a public school located in the Southern Central region of Honduras. Young-Kap Kwon, a missionary sent by Bethany Presbyterian Church in Atlanta three years ago, has been able to raise up and invest in Christian teenagers at a public middle and high school through Taekwondo and the Bible.
Korean American college students in the campus ministry ‘SOON Movement’ (formerly known as Korea Campus Crusade for Christ) are preparing to go overseas for summer mission trips once again. This year, some 280 students across the U.S. have committed to go on mission trips through SOON Movement and students from the L.A. region will be leaving to their respective mission fields on June 23.
Korean Missionaries Express Repentance of 'Quantity-Focused, Inefficient, Competitive' Mission Work, and Commit to Focus on 'God's Will and Kingdom'
The eighth Korean World Mission Conference took place from June 6 to 10 in the Southern California region at Azusa Pacific University, with some 3,000 in attendance, which includes some 1,000 Korean missionaries. In closing the conference, attendees released a 'conference declaration,' detailing the fruits of the event.
'I Want to Evangelize to an Unreached People Group, but How Do I Get Started?' Paul Eshleman, Founder of JESUS Film Project, Shares Advice
Many missionaries may feel convicted to go and share the gospel with an unreached people group in a different country, but may feel lost as to how to prepare for such a task and how to actually do ministry once there. How should the research on the region and people group be conducted? How does engagement work once a missionary arrives?
Come be a nobody for Christ. That is the invitation Michael Oh, the Executive Director of the Lausanne Movement, extended to the audience at the Korean World Missions Conference on Wednesday at Azusa Pacific University.
What Is the Key to Effective Ministry and Missions? Meditation on Scripture, Says David Ross, Founder of YWAM Korea
Meditating on the word of God and walking with Jesus is key to missions, David Ross, the founder of YWAM in Korea and the Antioch Institute for International Ministries, said at the Korean World Mission Conference (KWMC) at Azusa Pacific University.
The most recent study released by the Korean World Mission Association (KWMA) found that over 27,000 Korean missionaries are ministering all over the world, setting the record for the highest number of missionaries since the group first began conducting this annual study in 2006.
Here's a photo sketch of this year's Korean World Mission Conference, taking place at Azusa Pacific University.
Many aspects of the Christian life has seen growth in recent years, including growing prayer movements, increased emphasis on mercy missions, and continued evangelism, according to Loren Cunningham, the founder of Youth With a Mission (YWAM). But there's one portion that Cunningham believes is falling behind: distribution of the Bible.
Some 2,500 people, including prominent leaders in both the Korean and American Christian communities, gathered at Azusa Pacific University on Monday to mark the start of the 8th Korean World Mission Conference, the largest Korean mission conference in the world.
Seven year old boy who attends Desert Rose Elementary school has been reprimanded by a Los Angeles Deputy Sheriff in Palmdale for distributing Bible verses to other students, condoning that it could be viewed as “offensive” to a classmate.
North Korean defector and Christian missionary Kim Chung-seong takes gospel music to his countrymen through a radio show ‘Hello from Seoul, the Republic of Korea,’ the Reuters reported.
Kenneth Bae Shares Experiences of Detainment in North Korea: 'Here to Be a Light, to Shine Christ's Love'
"I prayed every day that I would be able to return home. But one year passed, and God did not answer my prayer. Then I started wondering, 'Does God want me to remain here?' And in the letter that I received from my mother, she said, 'I think this is the time you need faith like Daniel's.' A faith that can say, 'Even if he does not.'"