Pastor Tim Keller, the lead pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York, was featured as one of the main plenary speakers for the TogetherLA Conference, a conference at which individuals from various backgrounds gathered to learn and discuss how they can more actively love the city of Los Angeles. On Friday morning, which was focused on the social challenges of Los Angeles, Keller shared that the gospel lived out would and should tangibly change societal norms and attitudes, and thereby change conditions of society as a whole. He shared that this has already happened in history.
Reverend Phyllis Sortor, a missionary from the Free Methodist Church in Seattle, was kidnapped by a group of armed men in Nigeria that is now demanding $300,000 in exchange for her release, according to reports on Tuesday. Sortor, who is a U.S. citizen, was at Hope Academy in Kogi state at the time of the abduction, which took plalce around 10:30 AM local time, according to NBC News. NBC further reports that there were five armed men who raided the school, but the raid resulted only in the abduction of Sortor; no injuries or deaths were reported.
Korean seminarians who are studying in the southern California region have been gathering every month to pray for world missions, the U.S., Korea, Korean reunification, and various other topics. These prayer gatherings started last month,...
Chang-Hwan Park, the director of Underwood University’s Mission Center, held a mission seminar series from Feb. 9, starting 10 AM. Despite the rain and bad weather lately in Atlanta area, the seminar hall was packed with students and pastors who wanted to listen to Park’s insight.
The depths of cruelty the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has been imparting on its victims knows no bounds, as the militants are now selling abducted Iraqi children as sex slaves and even crucifying other youth or burying them alive, the United Nations reported.
Dr. Myung-Yong Kim, the president of the Presbyterian University and Theological Seminary (PUTS), advocated that the 130 years of Korean Christian history has resulted in the fruit of a 'Holistic Theology,' and asked that the Korean immigrant church in the U.S. would join him in this theology.
Taekwondo Mission Center in Honduras Paves the Way for the Younger Generation to Be Equipped with the Gospel
A mission team in Honduras led by Young-Kap Kwon and Mi-Sook Kwon from Bethany Presbyterian Church in Atlanta, Georgia, held a groundbreaking ceremony at the public school in which the team will be starting a 'Taekwondo Mission Training Center'. The school is the third largest public school in El Progreso, Honduras, with some 6,000 enrolled students.
August 15, 2015 marks the 70th anniversary since Korea became independent from Japanese colonial rule, a day known as “Gwang-bok-jul” in Korean. It also marks the start of the divide between North and South Koreas, as the Soviet Union slowly started gaining influence in the north, and the United States the south. A group of Korean Christians have been seizing this year to pray specifically for the reunification of Korea and for God’s love to abound in North Korea.
Pastor Saeed Abedini wrote a heartfelt letter to President Barack Obama thanking him for visiting his wife Naghmeh and two children last week in Boise, Idaho.
A Bible miraculously survived a fire angrily set by a Muslim mob to a Christian family's home in the West African nation of Niger, Fox News reported.
“People encouraged me to take the path of a pastor, but I wanted to do something that would push me to challenge myself even more.” Pastor Kye-Chang Lee, who is a Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Navy, led the first U.S. military chaplain seminar for Koreans and Korean Americans at Los Angeles Onnuri Church on Jan. 26, at which about 30 people were present.
“We praised God and prayed that the souls of the Syrian refugees here would be able to experience the love of God at the cross at Calvary, and receive salvation. We’ve witnessed the doors of heaven being opened as we proclaimed the gospel to the Muslim refugees, and prayed on behalf of them in the name of Jesus.”
Understanding and instituting a victim-centered rather than a criminal approach to human trafficking is the aim of the Judges' Conference on Domestic Human Trafficking, an event sponsored by The Samaritan Women (www.thesamaritanwomen.org) that will gather nationally recognized anti human trafficking experts here from across the country on Feb. 20.
During a recent visit to Boise, Idaho, President Obama met with the family of Pastor Saeed Abedini, an Iranian-American pastor who is currently serving an eight-year prison sentence in Iran for his Christian faith. President Obama told Naghmeh Abedini, the wife of Saeed Abedini, that bringing Abedini home to the U.S. is a “top priority.”
Korean Church Leaders to Continue Prayer Movement throughout the Country for the "Spiritual Revival" of the Nation
Korean church leaders have officially begun an intercessory prayer movement for the nation. The Korean Christian Council in America (KCCA) and the Jesus Awakening Movement of America (JAMA) will be leading “The United Prayer Movement of Local Churches for the City and for America” in various cities in the nation, starting in Orange County, to Dallas, New York, Washington D.C., Chicago, and Seattle.