For the fifth time, theologians from Southern California and across the world gathered in the West Coast for the annual ‘Los Angeles Theology Conference’ co-hosted by Zondervan, Biola University, and Fuller Theological Seminary. This year, the conference took place at Biola University from January 12 to 13. The two institutions take turns hosting the conference each year.
Some 350 college students and young adults gathered at Grace Ministries International (GMI) from January 6 to 7 for the church’s Grace Winter Conference, which aimed to help young people live out their calling for God’s glory.
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.
Korean American Campus Mission (KCM), one of the largest Korean American college ministries in Southern California, hosted its first-ever ‘Winter Conference’ from January 2 to 5.
Tens of thousands of young people have gathered at the Georgia Dome starting Monday for the annual Passion Conference, which focuses on inspiring young people to live for Jesus. About 50,000 are expected to attend the conference, which will run until Wednesday.
About 600 individuals committed to missions at the annual ‘GKYM Conference’ which took place this year at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center from December 27 to 30. GKYM Conferences have taken place in different cities each year, and the conference last took place in Rochester three years ago in 2013.
Hmong teenagers from Fresno visited Los Angeles once again this year ahead of Christmas Day and moved people with their worship.
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.
To an audience of hundreds of youth and college students on Wednesday morning, Jessica Harris extended a challenge: confront and confess your sins to be truly free from them.
Stepping Stone Mission, a non-profit which reaches out to those who are homeless, held a seminar on December 18 at Korean Community Presbyterian Church of Atlanta on how to prepare youth for mission trips.
New Hope Church, a Korean immigrant church located in Maryland, gave $18,000 to Korean American Food for the Hungry International (KAFHI), a donation which will be used to provide aid to victims of Hurricane Matthew in Haiti.
Hundreds Gather for Annual 'Higher Calling' Missions Conference, Hoping for 'Resurgence of the Holy Spirit'
Over 800 youth and college students gathered in San Diego on Tuesday evening for the annual ‘Higher Calling’ Conference, a missions conference hosted by the college ministry SOON Movement (also known as Korea Campus Crusade for Christ).
Christianity Daily, in partnership with with United Breakthrough Ministries (UBM) and Bliss Travel, hosted an essay competition for which participants were required to attend a seminar on the Old Testament and submit an essay in response to the seminar.
Faith Harvest Church, located in North Hills, CA, hosted a rather special Christmas party on Sunday — one for the children and families of incarcerated individuals. The party was hosted through the ‘Angel Tree’ program of the Prison Fellowship, a non-profit which ministers to individuals within the prison system, prepares them to readjust to life outside of prison, and helps them to maintain healthy relationships with their families.
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.