Archive for March, 2007

largest Chinese churches in North America

Let’s see what we can learn from compiling this list of very large Chinese churches in the United States and Canada. To compare apples to apples, one way to measure church size is average weekend worship attendance including children, as leading megachurch researchers use this as a base line. And, what is called “megachurch” today […]

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talking about church salary

Daniel So met up with YS President Mark Oestreicher to further dialogue about race, reconciliation, and church. Daniel is blogging on his initial reflections on Mark’s review of the L2‘s Asian American Youth Ministry book. He breaches the topic of poor salaries for Asian American youth workers : I have often received advice from first-generation […]

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Asian American leadership styles

This article about leadership styles and characteristics was published by Harvard Business School, Asian and American Leadership Styles: How Are They Unique? It compares and contrasts leadership reproduction and succession in various cultural contexts in the corporate business world, which also has implications for the Asian American church: To a significant degree, large American firms […]

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worship and career choices

I first met Lee Huang at the L2 Foundation 2004 Leaders Forum in Chicago, and then visited with him in Philadelphia too. He is particularly thoughtful about living out his faith and working out the implications of the Gospel. He rightly noticed a missing link in how Asian Americans can worship well with great music […]

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interview with Jamie Kim

I’ve run into Jamie Kim from time to time at conferences, and recently caught up with him about his latest efforts in mobilizing Asian Americans for Kingdom impact. Dr. Jamie Kim is the OMF International’s Asian-American Missions Mobilizer and North Korea consultant, as well as Director of REAH International. Here’s the interview: Q: Please share […]

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Find more like this: Asian American, Korean, L2 Blog, missions.

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Asian American Church Survey Results

Of the 300,000 Protestant churches in the United States, an estimated 7,000 churches have a majority attendance of Asians. Many of these congregations reach multiple generations using multiple languages. Through our partnership between Leadership Network and L2 Foundation, I’m delighted to announce the publication of Asian American Churches: An Introductory Survey! This introductory report provides […]

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new review of L2 youth ministry book

Mark Oestreicher, President of Youth Specialties, just wrote a book review of L2 Foundation’s self-published Asian American Youth Ministry book (at his personal blog). We appreciate this particular review from a non-Asian and also professional publisher’s perspective, and touched that he’s read the book in its entirety. He rightly notes 2 specific audiences for the […]

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Find more like this: Asian American, books, L2 Blog, ministry, youth.

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smaller foundations make big impact

Foundation trend: Less is more March 12, 2007 by Frank Sietzen for The Examiner WASHINGTON – In the nonprofit sector, size does matter. There are an estimated 60,000 small foundations in the United States, most with a handful of employees and all-volunteer boards. Yet they account for half of the money distributed each year by […]

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Supporting Second Generation Church Leaders

Originally published in The Gospel Herald, February 11, 2006: [via booyah81] Understanding & Mentorship to Support Second Generation Church Leaders by Eunice Or While many Chinese churches in the United States celebrate the tremendous growth over the last few decades, uniting the first and second generation ministers has become a common concern. In the latest […]

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growing impact on college campuses

Amidst this collection of essays about the religious engagement among undergraduates, hosted by the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) is this article by Rebecca Y. Kim, Asian Americans for Jesus: Changing the Face of Campus Evangelicalism, which re-explores the growth and impact of college campus ministries and the active participation of many by Asian Americans. […]

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