"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.
College students from all over the world have been exposed to the gospel at a university in perhaps an unexpected location: Mongolia. Mongolia International University is the only university in the country that teaches all of its classes in English. But even more importantly, the university was founded in 2002 with a missional purpose to reach students in Mongolia with the gospel.
Bible Verses on Peace: 12 Important Scriptures That Explain Why There Is No Peace Apart from Jesus Christ
All people seek peace during their lifetime. The world defines peace as freedom from “disturbance” and “the cessation of war or violence.” Many non-profit organizations exist to promote peace between nations and communities, and to alleviate human suffering by meeting basic needs for survival. All of that is very important, but the peace that exists on this earth is fleeting, momentary, and temporary. True peace exists in eternity and comes from Jesus Christ.
Crossing Borders, a Christian non-profit dedicataed to helping North Korean refugees, is hosting a fundraiser in Irvine called "Eat for North Korea," or "E4NK," on September 16 at 7:30 PM at the Urban Seoul 2.0 restaurant in Irvine Spectrum. Regular admission is $60, and $75 for a t-shirt along with admission.
As hundreds of thousands of refugees have been flooding into the European continent seeking asylum, refugees have been faced with delay, mistreatment, and lack of access to food or proper shelter for several days. Christian relief organizations have been taking steps to provide immediate needs for the refugees. "It is the largest crisis of its kind in the region since the Second World War," the Samaritan's Purse said in a statement.
Gang members are coming to Christ, students are being cured of suicidal tendencies, taken back from a life of drugs and violence, and hundreds of others are finding new hope in life at the California public schools.
A Cup of Water International, a Korean non-profit organization that focuses on sharing the gospel and providing clean water to various people groups around the world, recently visited Guatemala, specifically the Ki'che' people, from June 16 to 29. During this recent trip, the team was able to continue the process of installing water filters to provide clean water to the villagers, as well as engage more directly in evangelism.
The Pastor of Iraq's only Christian radio station that reaches over eight million listeners in the country narrowly escaped a bomb blast in a garage where he had gone to repair a Church bus. A post from the Church website run by Pastor Maher Fouad said that "our Baghdad church bus broke down and needed a spare part. Pastor Maher and a deacon from the church went to a garage to fix it.
Persecution against Christians has been fierce in Syria, as many have been kidnapped, killed, and displaced from their homes. However, despite the chaos surrounding the evangelists, many are continuing to share the gospel, according to reports.
Summer could mean a host of different things to various people, but for most Christian parents, it means one thing: VBS. Just as churches routinely send off mission teams overseas each summer, most churches take a few days to a week of the three-month long vacation to focus wholly on sharing the gospel to children through creative and fun ways, including crafts, games, skits, and worship music and dance.
Pastors Peter Yein Reith and Yat Michael Ruot Freed from Sudanese Prison: Release Deflects Death Penalty and Life Imprisonment
South Sudanese pastors Peter Yein Reith and Yat Michael Ruot were freed from Kober, a maximum security prison in North Khartoum on Wednesday, August 5. A North Khartoum judge ordered their immediate release. The two Evangelical Presbyterian pastors were imprisoned on six charges of crimes committed against the Sudanese government and were liable to face the death penalty or life imprisonment.
Korean Community Presbyterian Church of Atlanta (KCPC)'s youth group and English ministry (EM) members recently went to the Dominican Republic from June 23 to July 2 for a short-term mission trip. The trip consisted of VBS, street evangelism, orphanage visits, engaging with refugees from Haiti, as well as using skits and worship music to share the gospel.
Global Mission Alliance (GMA), a Korean ministry based in Atlanta that focuses on reaching out to those in prison, had a planning meeting on Sunday at Korean Community Presbyterian Church of Atlanta to prepare for their upcoming outreach at Smith State Prison.
Korean Urban Ministry Celebrates 16th Anniversary by Giving Scholarships to 16 Korean American Youth
It's been 16 years since the Well Mission--a Korean urban ministry in Los Angeles--first began serving the homeless and the poor with love. On July 18, the Well Mission hosted a 16th anniversary thanksgiving worship service, and gave scholarships of $300 each to 16 Korean high school students.