Archive for August, 2007

multiethnic church planting fund

In this letter from Henry Koh, Coordinator of Korean Ministries for Mission to North America in the PCA (Presbyterian Church of America), he announced that Sarang Community Church Offers Financial Support to First-Time Multiethnic Church Planters:: … Sarang Community Church of Southern California has set aside $50,000.00 per year to help Korean second generation and […]

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Chinese and Korean Americans can Learn from Each Other

David Ro shared this at a conference in 2000 that is very informative as a compare and contrast of cultural values between Korean and Chinese people groups. David himself can be considered as a consummate Asian American prototype since he is 1/2 Korean and 1/2 Chinese. This chart gives an outline of overall data (some […]

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Korean churches for the next generation

KoreAm Journal is the most widely-circulated independent English-language monthly magazine that highlights the news, stories and issues of Korean Americans nationwide. In its December 2005 issue, this article titled “The Church Divide” [free registration required] brings out a wide range of stories to illustrate the Korean churches’ attempts to reach the next generation: With over […]

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reaching young Asian Canadians

This article by Connie Cavanaugh, “Whatever It Takes Churches: A church in Canada helps second-generation Chinese put down some ROOTS,” reiterates the compelling need to reach the next generation with the Gospel:: How does a church “be a church” if few of the people they reach are free to assemble? This is a key question […]

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Austin church lives faith in new ways

Vox Veniae is a mostly Asian faith community that emerged from Liquid, a college ministry at Austin Chinese Church in North Austin. Vox Veniae (Latin for Voice of Grace) members tend to be college students and young professionals who want to view their Sunday worship services as an opportunity to refuel for the week when […]

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amazing diversity all over America

From the 2004 issue of OnMission.com published by North American Mission Board, The world at our doorstep: where they live, work and pray :: Among Americans age 5 and over, 47 million speak a language other than English at home (about 18 percent of the population)a growth of 47 percent between 1990 and 2000. 4.1 […]

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Asian Americans largest minority in Plano Texas

Excerpts from the Dallas Morning News article, More Asians calling northern Plano home: Ethnic market becomes a social hub for city’s largest minority group Asians eclipsed Latinos as Plano’s largest minority group nearly a decade ago, and in 2005 they made up 16 percent of the city’s population. That’s up from about 10 percent in […]

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5 observations on intergenerational church dynamics

Joshua Settles (aka elderj) makes 5 personal observations based on his participation in an English Ministry of a Korean church at Don’t treat us like children: The KM controls the resources and therefore sets the agenda. EM is an afterthought. EM congregations are often spiritually (and otherwise) immature. The two congregations don’t see each other. […]

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Catholic Vietnamese Americans’ annual pilgrimage

NPR covers this Vietnamese Americans Make Pilgrimage to Missouri. The Columbia Tribune reported on this annual pilgrimage, ‘Asian invasion’ of faith: Vietnamese Catholics celebrate Virgin Mary. Excerpts from the article: CARTHAGE – My siblings and I call it “The Asian Invasion.” Every summer during the first weekend of August, tens of thousands of Vietnamese Catholics […]

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Minorities becoming Majority

Demographics continue to shift in the United States. The United States has more than 100 million minorities (based on July 2005 census data reported in May 2006). The New York Times recently notes that Minorities Now Form Majority in One-Third of Most-Populous Counties: In a further sign of the United States’ growing diversity, nonwhites now […]

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leadership and legacy for Asian Americans

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