Chinese and Korean Americans can Learn from Each Other

August 24, 2007

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This chart gives an outline of overall data (some outdated by now) along with strengths and weaknesses based on his personal experiences in working with both groups. You may download the chart in PDF format or view it online via (published with permission from author)

Korean Chinese comparison chart

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August 30th, 2007

Interesting perspective. I’ve seen how Chinese and Korean Christians have complemented each other in various ministry settings in America and overseas using the gifts that David Ro pointed out.

October 8th, 2007

interesting. this definitely caught my attention.

I’m a Chinese American Christian that grew up in the Korean church and having served in both churches (Korean and Chinese), I can relate to what is posted above.

Good insight. Let us continue to learn from each other.

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