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.
At least 450,000 Christians are followers of Jesus Christ in Iran, according to Open Doors USA, while other estimates say the figure could be even higher at about one million.
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.
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.
Missionaries’ kids are raising funds again this year in hopes to help provide the needs of younger missionaries’ kids as they prepare for college and their future careers. This group of missionaries’ kids, also known colloquially as “MK”s, are a part of mKommit, a group which has been providing mentorship and scholarships since 2013 to help younger MKs with emotional and financial needs as they attend college in the U.S.
Toward the end of last month, one of the most meaningful fundraisers took place at the Tagylan Cultural Center, not too far from Koreatown in Los Angeles. It was a fundraising gala hosted by MPAK, a non-profit that advocates for the adoption of homeless children, to support Jusarang Community, the home of the famous "Dropbox," and a shelter and home for abandoned babies and children.
Reverend Joseph Choi is a Korean American pastor currently working three jobs: as a U.S. Army Reserves chaplain, as a hospital chaplain, and as an English ministry pastor at a local Korean immigrant church. What does that look like in terms of schedule? Choi’s full-time job is his role as a hospital chaplain at Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center in Torrance, CA, where his weekdays are spent. As an Army Reserves chaplain, he is required to attend trainings with his unit one weekend per month, but for the three other weekends of the month, he serves as an English ministry pastor at Sanctification Presbyterian Church in Gardena.
Korea Campus Crusade for Christ (KCCC) will be hosting its annual conference for youth and college students once again, this year from December 21 to 24 at the Town and Country Resort & Convention Center in San Diego, CA. Higher Calling Conference, which is themed “Go Beyond” this year, focuses on creating a space for young people to discover their God-given callings, and to be inspired to take part in sharing the gospel in various contexts, including their homes, schools, workplaces, and overseas.
On a given weekend in Los Angeles, a newcomer to one church plant can find both a charismatic and a Presbyterian pastor at the Sunday worship service, while passersby of another church plant might hear music from the church's weekend party or mixer.
A pastor’s ministry with teens in juvenile hall led to the birth of yet another ministry: a regular gathering of Christians to pray about various issues that affect the nation. The meeting is called “Love Your Neighbor as Yourself,” and takes place on the last Tuesday of every month. September 29th was the second gathering.
An extremist Hindu group in Nepal is warning foreign Christian missionaries to leave the country, blaming Christians for “corrupting the country.”
"You can do it -- you can share the gospel. Even someone like me can share the gospel. You all can do an even better job than me." In-Tae Kim, a member of L.A. Full Gospel Church, shared these words at the evangelism seminar that took place at Love Korean Church on the evening of September 25. He said evangelism is not something one does, but something one makes. Kim has shared the gospel to at least 500 people since he moved to Los Angeles in 2002. What is his secret?
Over 100 Korean and Mongolian boys came together to play baseball for a week from August 9 to 15 in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, in a training camp organized by the Salvation Army Korea. The camp consisted of three teams from South Korea and three teams from Mongolia.