Archive for January, 2008

church renovating to serve its community

Vox Veniae, a church in Austin, Texas, that’s been described as “Asian fusion”, is featured in this Daily Texan (college newspaper of UT Austin) article, A vision for the future: Church revamps former club :: Vox Veniae, an Austin church, signed a five-year lease for the East Austin property in November. Since then, volunteers have […]

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upcoming 3M conference for singles

I had a recent conversation with Lee Yih of Layman’s Foundation. He’s a part of hosting a unique conference called the “3M Christian Partnerships: Transforming the Marketplace, Ministry, and Marriage”, which will be at Lost Valley Ranch, Deckers, Colorado on February 14-17, 2008. Here’s what he had to say about this one-of-a-kind conference: Q: What […]

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Korean church crosses cultural lines

The NAMB (North American Mission Board) featured Berendo Street Baptist Church in Los Angeles in this article, Korean church crosses cultural lines:: Once considered the “mother church” of all Southern Baptist Korean congregations, today Berendo Street Baptist Church of Koreatown, Los Angeles, is reaching cross-culturally and building bridges for other people groups to come to […]

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future of interracial families and churches

Excerpted from the book Microtrends: The Small Forces Behind Tomorrow’s Big Changes by Mark Penn and E. Kinney Zalesne. These statistics give a preview of racial diversity within families (and potentially, churches) in the future:: According to Pew Research Center data from 2006, while the majority of interracial couples include a Hispanic, the most common […]

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Madison churches embrace immigrants

This article, Churches here embrace immigrants and their languages, was published in The Capital Times, a local newspaper in Madison, Wisconsin: Moving to a new country and trying to fit in with the community can be difficult, and for some immigrant families in Madison, it’s a church that can provide a sense of home. That’s […]

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Donors Increasingly Make Their Big Gifts Anonymously

Mirrored from Philanthropy Today:: Last October, the University of Cincinnati and Ohio State University announced $20-million gifts on the same day. Both gifts supported space research and both set up endowed chairs in space exploration — named for, of all people, President Thomas Jefferson. It stands to reason that the same individual, someone with an […]

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review of L2 book on Asian American theology

Dr. Amos Yong, Professor of Theology and Director of PhD Program in Renewal Studies at Regent University School of Divinity, reviewed L2 Foundation’s book titled “Conversations: Asian American Evangelical Theologies in Formation” in The Religious Studies Review (33:4), published by the Council of Societies for the Study of Religion. You can read the review at […]

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about Islam and the West, lectures on culture and America

Dr. Jeffrey K. Jue wrote this article to better understand Islam and the West. Dr. Jue is Associate Professor of Church History at Westminster Theological Seminary and an advisor of L2 Foundation. Here’s why he wrote the article: Some have argued that so many courses in church history are unnecessary for students training for ministry, […]

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Most Churches are Small Churches

Les Puryear did some excellent research on church sizes, noting the large number of smaller churches across denominations. Here’s an overview of what he found: In the Episcopal churches in the USA, 59% of the churches have less than 100 members. 75% of all episcopal churches have less than 150 members. (Source) 73% of all […]

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at Chinese churches consultation

Here in East Bay (Oakland area) attending the ISSAC Bay area Chinese churches consultation. More info about that at http://bapcc.wordpress.com I made a presentation at lunch time titled “How churches are reaching next gen Asian Americans”, which was adapted from my September 2007 presentation. How Churches Are Reaching Asian Americans Audio recorded from the 3rd […]

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