L.A. Ministry Leaders Discuss the Importance of Diversity and Space at Reimagining Religion Conference
“Los Angeles is American Protestantism in 20 years,” according to Andrew Johnson, a research associate with the Center for Religion and Civic Culture (CRCC) at the University of Southern California.
Korean American Non-Profit and Seminary Partner to Train Clergy on Domestic Violence Prevention and Intervention
The Korean Christian community in Southern California has gained 23 more advocates trained to prevent domestic violence and to build healthier families.
Fuller Theological Seminary, located in Pasadena, CA, recently hosted the film director Martin Scorsese in a private screening and interview session that took place at the Laemmle’s Playhouse on January 7.
Children and youth currently living in foster homes were able to celebrate Christmas this year at a party co-hosted by Korean American Family Services (KFAM) and the LA County Department of Child and Family Services (DCFS) on December 21 from noon to 4 PM.
The Korean Salvation Army’s red kettle campaign, which began in mid-November in Los Angeles, concluded on Christmas Eve. This year, the group was able to raise $48,000, almost as much as its goal of $50,000. To note, last year, the group raised $40,000.
About 25 Korean pastors, seminary students, and their spouses attended a two-day retreat on domestic violence prevention from December 8 to 9 at the Holy Spirit Retreat Center, located in Encino, CA.
Korean American Family Services will be hosting a presentation for Korean families who are interested in being foster families. The seminar will take place on December 10 from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM at the Korean American Family Services (KFAM) office in Los Angeles, and will offer information on the conditions and training processes required to become a foster family.
Study: Church Attendance Linked to Physical and Psychological Health, Marriage Stability, Longer Life
Church attendance is linked to longer life, physical and psychological health, and greater marital stability, according to a new study by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (HSPH).
A new survey shows that a quarter of Christian low-cost schools in Pakistan do not have potable drinking water facilities, and about half of them have no playgrounds and separate facilities for staff.
Vietnam passed a new Law on Belief and Religion last week which may curtail freedom of religion in the country, according to media reports.
The election of Donald Trump as the next U.S. President came as a shock to some Christians across the nation, but perhaps equally shocking was the exit poll result that 81 percent of evangelicals voted for Trump.
The Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health will be hosting a seminar for religious leaders to raise awareness on the ‘holiday blues,’ or symptoms of depression and anxiety that occur particularly during the holiday season.
A school district board in California voted on November 3 to set restrictions on the practice of prayer and citation of Bible verses during public meetings.
An Irish Christian bakery, fined for refusing to bake a cake with engraved message supporting gay marriage, has decided to appeal in UK Supreme court and European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in Strasbourg.
American Bible Society revealed that more than half of practicing Christians in the United States read Bible only rarely.