Come be a nobody for Christ. That is the invitation Michael Oh, the Executive Director of the Lausanne Movement, extended to the audience at the Korean World Missions Conference on Wednesday at Azusa Pacific University.
What Is the Key to Effective Ministry and Missions? Meditation on Scripture, Says David Ross, Founder of YWAM Korea
Meditating on the word of God and walking with Jesus is key to missions, David Ross, the founder of YWAM in Korea and the Antioch Institute for International Ministries, said at the Korean World Mission Conference (KWMC) at Azusa Pacific University.
The most recent study released by the Korean World Mission Association (KWMA) found that over 27,000 Korean missionaries are ministering all over the world, setting the record for the highest number of missionaries since the group first began conducting this annual study in 2006.
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.
Seven year old boy who attends Desert Rose Elementary school has been reprimanded by a Los Angeles Deputy Sheriff in Palmdale for distributing Bible verses to other students, condoning that it could be viewed as “offensive” to a classmate.
North Korean defector and Christian missionary Kim Chung-seong takes gospel music to his countrymen through a radio show ‘Hello from Seoul, the Republic of Korea,’ the Reuters reported.
Kenneth Bae Shares Experiences of Detainment in North Korea: 'Here to Be a Light, to Shine Christ's Love'
"I prayed every day that I would be able to return home. But one year passed, and God did not answer my prayer. Then I started wondering, 'Does God want me to remain here?' And in the letter that I received from my mother, she said, 'I think this is the time you need faith like Daniel's.' A faith that can say, 'Even if he does not.'"
Christian Military Veterans Raise Awareness of PTSD by Biking 2,700 Miles from California to Virginia
Two Christian military veterans are on a cross-country bicycle tour and mission to raise awareness about post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Sudan continues to arrest local Christian pastors on ambiguous charges ranging from espionage to undermining national security.
Christian families in the US can adopt and care for children from other countries of the world, to be able to share their love and care with them for four to six weeks this summer, through an initiative by international hosting group Force for Christ.
As the Korean World Mission Conference is quickly approaching, organizers of the event have been hosting gatherings to prepare and pray for the event. The most recent preparation gathering took place on Tuesday at Grace Ministries International in Fullerton, CA.
A group of Christian organizations is partnering together to launch a study Bible with notes contextualized to the African culture. Spearheaded by Oasis International, a publishing ministry for Africa, the project called the African Study Bible aims to provide a study Bible produced and developed "by Africans for Africans," according to a press release.
The Jamaica Constabulary Force revealed that multiple US agencies including FBI and Drug Enforcement Administration will be assisting in the investigation of murders of American missionaries Randy Hentzel and Harold Nichols, whose bodies were recovered in a rural Jamaican province this past weekend.