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  • 2nd-gen pastors explore cross-cultural ministry

    June 26 2018 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    2nd-gen pastors explore cross-cultural ministry

    Struggles and opportunities unique to second-generation Americans pastoring beyond their cultural heritage are a new focus of the 2nd Generation Asian-American Fellowship. The Southern Baptist fellowship drew about 20 pastors to a noon panel discussion June 12 in Dallas, kicking off a mentoring initiative to help second – and even third – generation pastors successfully navigate cross …

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  • Kim's journey undergirds call for church planting

    October 14 2016 by Gary D. Myers, NOBTS | with 0 comments
    Kim's journey undergirds call for church planting

    Paul Kim visited New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary with two goals: promoting Asian-American involvement in the Southern Baptist Convention and encouraging students to consider church planting. Kim is working to build Cooperative Program support among Asian-American Baptists as the Asian-American relations consultant with the Executive Committee.

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  • Korean Council discusses bridging the generations

    July 1 2016 by Karen L. Willoughby, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Korean Council discusses bridging the generations

    Ministry in second-generation/English-language settings became a key topic of discussion during the Council of Korean Southern Baptist Churches in America’s annual meeting in Tacoma, Wash. The council’s outgoing president, Sang Min “John” Kim, pastor of Koreans at Fayetteville First Baptist Church, convened a panel discussion on Korean- and English-language churches for the council’s gathering.

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  • Paul Kim addresses seminary’s Asian American conference

    November 4 2015 by Eunsun Han, SWBTS | with 0 comments
    Paul Kim addresses seminary’s Asian American conference

    Asian American pastors increasingly have a place in the Southern Baptist Convention, Paul Kim noted in an “A2CP2” (Asian American Church Planting/Cooperative Program) conference at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Kim called on Asian American pastors to participate actively in advancing the Kingdom of God through the SBC.

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  • Young Asian American lay leaders focus of ‘A2CP2’

    September 9 2015 by Shannon Baker, Mid-Atlantic Baptist Network | with 0 comments
    Young Asian American lay leaders focus of ‘A2CP2’

    More than 40 Asian American lay church leaders, mostly younger professionals, gathered at Global Mission Church for the first “A2CP2” conference sponsored by local Baptist churches and the Executive Committee of the Southern Baptist Convention. “A2” stands for “Asian American” and “CP2” stands for “Church Planting/Cooperative Program …”

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  • Page receives Asian Advisory Council report

    June 25 2015 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Page receives Asian Advisory Council report

    Church planting among Asian groups, international missions to Asian peoples and increased Asian cooperation with the larger Southern Baptist family are among the prominent themes in the Asian Advisory Council report presented to Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee President Frank S. Page June 15 in Columbus, Ohio.

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  • Asian American council weighs missions challenges

    May 11 2015 by Roger S. Oldham, SBC LIFE | with 0 comments
    Asian American council weighs missions challenges

    The Asian American Advisory Council, representing numerous Asian cultures and language groups, identified a number of common challenges its churches must address if they are to survive and expand in the years to come, SBC LIFE reported in its May issue.

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  • Church leaders trained by IMB to ‘equip and release’

    September 25 2012 by Melissa Lilley, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Church leaders trained by IMB to ‘equip and release’

    During a Bible study in Southeast Asia James* asked people to raise their hand if they had been persecuted for their faith. After no one raised their hand, he asked the question again, and still no hands were raised. Confused by the response, James tried a different approach. He asked if anyone in the group had been sent to prison for their faith, or suffered physical pain for their faith. People raised their hands.

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