Shin worked in law enforcement as a narcotics and SWAT police officer in Alaska, and then as an undercover cop with Korean gangs in Los Angeles. He got involved too deeply as a gang leader and was sentenced to jail time. After a dramatic conversion in jail, Shin dedicated his life to being a pastor. Now he leads his own church supports nearly 1,400 pastors as the first English-speaking president of the Southern California Korean Ministers Association.
SEOUL, South Korea- Around 100 students from Christian clubs across one of Korea's most elite colleges, Yonsei University, gathered for a joint worship service on a recent weekday evening. The subjects of their prayers reflected their anxieties: the Korean economy, unifying North and South Korea, the expansion of Christianity and corruption in Korean churches.
On March 12-17, Sarang Church (Senior Pastor Jung-hyun Oh) convened 'The 16th Special Dawn Prayer Meeting" in order to commemorate the 40th anniversary of its foundation.
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On February 23, Pyeongchang Music Festival was held with the theme 'Let the Whole World Sing' at the Gangneung Central Methodist Church near Gangneung Ice Arena. It was convened two days before the closing ceremony of Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Games is held.
Rev. Billy Graham, who passed away on February 21, 2018, had a close relationship with South Korea. In 1973, over one million people gathered in Seoul for "Billy Graham's Evangelistic Event in Korea."
A singer Minji Gong, a former member of the renowned K-pop group 2NE1, highlighted the reason Europe needs the Gospel and called upon Korean churches to sponsor for the Gospel AD. She is going to be a model for the Gospel AD made by JEONHAM
Korean churches in the U.S. prayed for churches and people in the middle of the Korean Peninsula, Regarding the discussion on Korea’s constitutional amendments, churches prayed that Korea would defend liberal democracy and unify with Christ. They also prayed earnestly for the ROK-US alliance to be strengthened. Each Korean church held special prayer meetings for the Republic of Korea at 5:30 am, 5:45 am, and 6 am, sharing prayer topics after sermon, and praying for the freedom of Korea.
Among Smaller Churches, Those with More Intentional Effort More Likely to Retain New Believers, Study Shows
A little effort may go a long way when it comes to helping new believers continue attending a relatively smaller-sized church, according to a new study released on Monday.
A few days ago, one of the cacti bloomed in the front yard of our house. It was an orange flower, and indeed it was beautiful. You have to wait a long time to see the cactus bloom. The reason being is that cactus flowers are not easy to bloom.
Allow me to speak to the most common mistakes of reactionary pastors. Perhaps you will see yourself in one or more of these characteristics, with a prayerful hope you can make the necessary changes.
As tropical storm Harvey has been hitting regions of Texas and Louisiana with record-breaking amounts of rain, leaders and members of churches in the area -- and even outside of the state -- have rolled up their sleeves to provide shelter and services for evacuees.
An appeals court ruled on Wednesday that a high school coach was not protected under the Constitution to pray on the field after football games.
Mission Agape, which has been carrying out acts of love toward those who are homeless in downtown Atlanta, held a meeting at a local cafe on August 20, reporting updates on their mission work in Peru.