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.
19 Korean Christian youths from Korea came to stay at Los Angeles for a month to not only experience American culture, but also receive spiritual training. The program is called ‘School for Future Leaders’ (SFL). There are numerous programs offered from Korea that allows youth to tour the U.S. and experience American culture, but SFL offers an emphasis on spiritual training.
Los Angeles is a unique city with diverse groups of people ethnically as well as socioeconomically, and the city itself contains various neighborhoods that are vastly different from each other: Beverly Hills, Hollywood, Echo Park, Koreatown, Little Ethiopia, South Central, Compton, Little Tokyo, and Downtown, to name a few—all in one city. Recognizing the importance and uniqueness of Los Angeles as a city, Christian leaders in various contexts, including churches, non-profits, government, and entertainment, have decided to gather at the upcoming ‘TogetherLA,’ in hopes to equip and connect Christian leaders to love the city more effectively.
Jesus’ Way, the worship band that has been leading worship at Sooyoungro Presbyterian Church’s Friday late night worship services, has arrived in Atlanta. “We’re holding on to Mark 1:2-3, and striving to be like John the Baptist, whose voice cried out in the desert to reveal Jesus and who did not glorify himself."
Next month, thousands of Christian media and ministry professionals will make their way to the NRB 2015 International Christian Media Convention in Nashville, TN, to network, to discover new resources, and to expose themselves to the latest tips, trends, and insights in their field of work.