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GMMA 2016

Hundreds Gather for Korean American Medical Missions Conference

Some 900 gathered in Irvine on Friday afternoon for the start of the Global Medical Missions Alliance (GMMA) Conference, which aims to encourage Christians to live missionally wherever they may be. This is the sixth such biannual conference that has taken place, but the first that has taken place under the name of GMMA.

Religious Persecution Slightly Decreased Over Past Few Years, According to Pew Study

A Pew study released on June 23 says that religious persecution around the world has been decreasing over the past few years. The research, which analyzed data up to 2014, shows that government restrictions on religion and social hostilities towards religion declined slightly between 2013 and 2014. There was a similar decline in the year 2011-2012.

Korean American Medical Mission Conference to Convene in Irvine

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.

KWMC

Korean World Mission Conference Completed 'All by God's Grace,' Say Organizers

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.

Taekwondo Honduras

In Honduras, Taekwondo Paves the Way for Missions at Middle and High School

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.

SOON Movement

SOON Movement's Student Missionaries Prepare to Share the Gospel

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.

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