A portion of the Presbyterian Church, U.S.A (PCUSA)'s opening plenary session for its 222nd General Assembly has garnered criticism, as a Muslim offered up prayers to 'Allah' during a time of vigilance for the victims of the Orlando shooting.
The Korea Evangelical Church of America recently hosted a Next Generation Leadership Conference for the second generation Korean American pastors of the denomination from June 13 to 16 at Johns Creek Korean Church. About 30 Korean American pastors attended the conference, which featured times of worship, lecture sessions, fellowship, and discussions.
A conference for those with a heart to serve God and serve others with medicine will be taking place this weekend in Orange County. Called the Global Medical Missions Alliance (GMMA) Conference, it features numerous prominent speakers such as Michael Oh, the executive director of the Lausanne Movement; Dave Gibbons, the founding pastor of Newsong Church in Irvine; Phillip Lyn, the senior pastor of Skyline Church in Malaysia; and Val Tramonte, a physician who completed his family medicine training and served as faculty physician at In His Image.
Some 40 organizers and participants of the recent Korean World Mission Conference (KWMC) that took place earlier this month at Azusa Pacific University gathered at Grace Ministries International on Tuesday morning to discuss and evaluate the results of this year’s conference. The organizers first expressed regret regarding the aspects of the conference where the results came up short in comparison to their expectations, and shared the challenges they faced in the process of planning for the event.
A door for missions has been opened at a public school located in the Southern Central region of Honduras. Young-Kap Kwon, a missionary sent by Bethany Presbyterian Church in Atlanta three years ago, has been able to raise up and invest in Christian teenagers at a public middle and high school through Taekwondo and the Bible.
PCUSA's General Assembly to Consider Recommendations on Changing Definition of Marriage, Honoring Korean Victims of 'No Gun Ri' Incident, Among Others
The Presbyterian Church, U.S.A. (PCUSA)’s 222nd General Assembly is set to kick off this weekend on June 18, and will run until June 25 in Portland Oregon, where commissioners from over 170 presbyteries will consider various recommendations and reports. This year, the General Assembly will review over 70 overtures — recommendations for changes — submitted by various presbyteries, and over 20 other items of business.
The Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) announced Tennessee pastor Steve Gaines as its newly elected president following candidate J.D. Greear’s announcement of his decision to withdraw his candidacy in an effort to preserve denominational unity.
Korean American college students in the campus ministry ‘SOON Movement’ (formerly known as Korea Campus Crusade for Christ) are preparing to go overseas for summer mission trips once again. This year, some 280 students across the U.S. have committed to go on mission trips through SOON Movement and students from the L.A. region will be leaving to their respective mission fields on June 23.
Some 80 Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Christians in various sectors gathered at Washington, D.C. for Korean Churches for Community Development (KCCD)’s ninth annual Lighting the Community Summit from June 6 to 8 at the Kellogg Conference Hotel at Gallaudet University.
Korean Americans Explore Faith and Ethnic Identity in Parental Relationships Through Writing and Arts Contest
Hyo Sarang Mission, which has focused on challenging children, teens, and young adults to integrate their faith with their Korean American identity, held its annual writing and arts competition during the month of May, and the awards ceremony took place on June 11 at Fullerton Presbyterian Church. 70 award recipients attended.
Korean Missionaries Express Repentance of 'Quantity-Focused, Inefficient, Competitive' Mission Work, and Commit to Focus on 'God's Will and Kingdom'
The eighth Korean World Mission Conference took place from June 6 to 10 in the Southern California region at Azusa Pacific University, with some 3,000 in attendance, which includes some 1,000 Korean missionaries. In closing the conference, attendees released a 'conference declaration,' detailing the fruits of the event.
'I Want to Evangelize to an Unreached People Group, but How Do I Get Started?' Paul Eshleman, Founder of JESUS Film Project, Shares Advice
Many missionaries may feel convicted to go and share the gospel with an unreached people group in a different country, but may feel lost as to how to prepare for such a task and how to actually do ministry once there. How should the research on the region and people group be conducted? How does engagement work once a missionary arrives?
Here's a photo sketch of this year's Korean World Mission Conference, taking place at Azusa Pacific University.
Many aspects of the Christian life has seen growth in recent years, including growing prayer movements, increased emphasis on mercy missions, and continued evangelism, according to Loren Cunningham, the founder of Youth With a Mission (YWAM). But there's one portion that Cunningham believes is falling behind: distribution of the Bible.
Some 2,500 people, including prominent leaders in both the Korean and American Christian communities, gathered at Azusa Pacific University on Monday to mark the start of the 8th Korean World Mission Conference, the largest Korean mission conference in the world.