New research by Barna Group indicates white Christians seem to be increasingly opposed to recognize and become involved in racial injustices causes in the U.S. The father of the teen, Rich Renkoski shares on Twitter, "It is not fair. She told me that she can't wear that shirt and other people can wear the stuff that they wear." Renkoski believes his daughter… St. John's Church continues to spread messages of love and peace through the murals painted on its boarded up windows. The Refuge Baptist Church in Lake City was completely demolished from the tornado which occurred on Thursday night in Arkansas. Luckily no one was injured inside the church and the pastor who lives ne… An unbelievable hurricane struck down homes in Louisiana, killing at least six people from the falling trees. The National Hurricane Center reported the Laura slammed the border of the coast with wind…
Vision Care Service, an international relief organization, and Hwarang Leo Club, will be hosting its eighth Free Eye Camp on April 29 at the Los Angeles Korean Consulate General, from 9 AM to 1 PM. Where there is unity, there will be reconciliation and healing, according to religious leaders who gathered at an interfaith prayer breakfast on Tuesday, commemorating the L.A. riots that took place 25 years ago on April 29. The Christian company Lee’s Mortuary will be selecting scholarship recipients to provide financial support to undocumented Korean students. The company aims to encourage and support those Korean students who have suffered particularly due to the recent anti-immigrant executive orders.
Open Stewardship Foundation to Award Over $300,000 to 45 Non-Profit Organizations Serving the Community
The organizations that would receive charitable funds from Open Stewardship Foundation have been selected and announced. Open Stewardship Foundation has been working to give back to the community by giving 10 percent of the profits of Open Bank to organizations that serve their local communities eac… Korean pastors in Los Angeles visited the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD)’s Olympic Community Police Station and hosted a barbecue on March 2 to express gratitude and appreciation. Korean American Family Services (KFAM), a non-profit which provides counseling and other services for those in the Korean community, will be expanding the ways through which it funds its pro bono counseling program, the group announced on Tuesday.
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.