The U.K. government is now working to fund COVID-19 "vaccine passports" after saying weeks ago that they have no plans doing so, reports say. A college student from Georgia was forbidden from sharing his Christian faith with his peers in their campus. This happened on more than just one occasion and the suppression is now being looked into … A Pastor found a way to help a struggling single mother of seven -- by asking for help in donating a minivan for their needs. A Church in Fremont, Nebraska sets up outdoor food pantries to help people in need when they need it, a report says. Americans are leaving Democrat-run states for Republican-run states over bad policies, particularly related to the pandemic, according to a report.
Korean American Non-Profit and Seminary Partner to Train Clergy on Domestic Violence Prevention and Intervention
The Korean Christian community in Southern California has gained 23 more advocates trained to prevent domestic violence and to build healthier families. 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. Children and youth currently living in foster homes were able to celebrate Christmas this year at a party co-hosted by Korean American Family Services (KFAM) and the LA County Department of Child and Family Services (DCFS) on December 21 from noon to 4 PM. 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. 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. Korean American Family Services will be hosting a presentation for Korean families who are interested in being foster families. The seminar will take place on December 10 from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM at the Korean American Family Services (KFAM) office in Los Angeles, and will offer information on the …
Study: Church Attendance Linked to Physical and Psychological Health, Marriage Stability, Longer Life
Church attendance is linked to longer life, physical and psychological health, and greater marital stability, according to a new study by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (HSPH). A new survey shows that a quarter of Christian low-cost schools in Pakistan do not have potable drinking water facilities, and about half of them have no playgrounds and separate facilities for staff. Vietnam passed a new Law on Belief and Religion last week which may curtail freedom of religion in the country, according to media reports. The election of Donald Trump as the next U.S. President came as a shock to some Christians across the nation, but perhaps equally shocking was the exit poll result that 81 percent of evangelicals voted for Trump.