NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--Stirring worship and preaching pointed more than 700 Koreans toward God during the June 20-22 sessions of the Korean Council of Southern Baptist Churches in America.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--Jung Soo Know of Corpus Christi Korean Baptist Church received an appreciation award and extended applause during the 24th annual meeting of the Korean Council of Southern Baptist Churches in America.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--A new president, executive director and increased budget due to the purchase of a headquarters building were among matters addressed during the annual meeting of the Council of Korean Southern Baptists in America, held in conjunction with the Southern Baptist Convention's annual meeting.
DALLAS (BP)--Connie Kim was 12 when she immigrated to the United States with her parents and four siblings in 1977.
SILVER SPRING, Md. (BP)--In addition to starting five more churches and sending out 50 missionaries, Global Mission Church plans to build a new facility by 2010 on the 120 acres of land it recently purchased.
MARTINEZ, Calif. (BP)--When asked why people attend Concord Korean Baptist Church, pastor David Gill points to the children.
DALLAS (BP)--Lay ministry is one of the strengths of Korean First Baptist Church of Dallas.
LOS ANGELES (BP)--Contrary to popular opinion, Berendo Street Baptist Church was not the first Southern Baptist church started specifically to reach Korean immigrants.
|Summit for cooperation
Various leaders from Korean Baptist churches and the International Mission Board met in May for a Kona Mission Summit in Hawaii to discuss ways of working more effectively together.
Many give credit to the Koreans’ dependence on prayer.
“Korean Christians are bringing to America with them their tradition of praying consistently, urgently and with great faith that the Lord hears and has promised to answer,” said Morris H. Chapman, president of the SBC’s Executive Committee. “They are teaching us much about the power of prayer.”
LOS ANGELES (BP)--Southern Baptist Korean churches in the United States are evolving even as they are growing, despite significant cultural challenges and major decreases in immigration over the last two decades.