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Korean American Philanthropy Shows Great Potential

Recent news about growing philanthropy by Korean Americans is encouraging:
Give2Asia, a leading provider of services for philanthropy to Asia, today is releasing a new study on the giving patterns of Korean Americans. The report, titled “Korean American Philanthropy: Traditions, Trends, and Potential,” draws on Give2Asia’s expertise in working with Asian American donors, in-depth interviews with […]

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video channel for Korean American Christians

KAC Media (Korean American Christian Media) is a full serviced and free online networking community focused on the 1.5, 2nd, and 3rd generations of Korean Americans.

With a vision of “Redefining Culture Through Faith and Media,” Korean American Christian Media launched in April 2008 as a division of JSTV (a Korean Christian television station) and has […]

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This week’s questions…

This week’s discussion questions on Asian American leadership, will tackle the context of both in the church and broadly, outside of the church, looking at some things that may hold back Asian American’s in their development.  Areas of identity issues, perhaps background from a shame and guilt mother culture, and sometimes a grace-less church has […]

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3 recent books explore Korean Americans and their faith

Christianity Today featured this article by Kate Bowler titled, “Generation K: Korean American evangelicals.” The article describes the unique ethnic context out of which 3 recent books have been published about both 1st and 2nd generation Korean Americans, namely, Religion and Spirituality in Korean America by David K. Yoo and Ruth H. Chung; God’s New […]

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church planting to reach Koreans in California

An article from the North American Mission Board (NAMB) titled, “Song Sik Kim: Born to reach Koreans in California” describes the unique challenges involved in reaching both first and second generation Korean Americans. [via the Prayer Link]
Here’s an excerpt:
… Today, California has a total population of almost 37 million people, and about a million […]

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14 unmet needs among Koreans and Indians

According to this article in The Intelligencer, Breaking down cultural barriers, there are 14 basic “problem areas or unmet need themes” among Koreans and Indians in the northern Philadelphia area:

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evangelistic zeal of Korean Americans

Los Angeles Times posted its second of two articles by K. Connie Kang about the growth of ethnic Korean American churches in Southern California — Southern California’s Korean Christians put a premium on evangelism. Selected highlights are excerpted below:
Visit a large Korean church in Southern California and you are likely to see a distinctive part […]

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Growth of Korean Churches in Southern California

Los Angeles Times published the 1st article of a 2-part series, “Korean churches growing rapidly in Southern California” by K. Connie Kang. Some of the highlights are excerpted:
Korean immigrants in Greater Los Angeles have established the biggest Korean community outside Asia, and their growing influence on the business community is well known. Perhaps less obvious […]

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KCCD Report: The State of Korean American Marriages

Korean Churches for Community Development (KCCD) recently announced key findings from its research in the “State of Korean American Marriages”. Nearly half (48.5%) admit that there is someone in their immediate family (parents, siblings, children, spouse) having serious marriage/family problems.
This excerpt is taken from the press release, KCCD Announces Findings from its Research on […]

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7 suggestions for English ministry in ethnic churches

Pastor Joshua Kang of Lakeview Church (Chicago) presented 7 suggestions for a fruitful English ministry in a workshop to Korean pastors at the Evangelical Covenant denomination’s Midwinter conference. Here are his 7 suggestions:

View English Ministry as a church-plant in the mission field, rather than considering it as just another department within the first generation church.
Treat […]

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