Tagged: Korean

Christian Spirituality of Korean and Chinese Americans

While both Chinese Americans and Korean Americans are included under the broad umbrella grouping of Asian Americans, general differences and also similarities can be observed in how they practice their Christian faith. In Chapter 5 of Tapestry of Grace: Untangling the Cultural Complexities...

Korean American Population by State

This table has the Korean American population in each of the 50 states of the USA, plus 2 other localities—Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico, sorted by descending order of population size. (Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates) If...

Are you a Korean American Pastor?

Are you a Korean American Pastor?

You can help with this research project from Pastor Steve Chang (Living Hope Community Church), if you are (or know someone who is): a Korean-American senior pastor or EM pastor ministering in a Korean-American setting ministering in Southern California (Los Angeles, Orange County,...

Number of Korean Churches in the USA and Canada

Number of Korean Churches in the USA and Canada

Here at the 2-week residency of the D.Min. Asian American Ministry Track at Talbot School of Theology. Thanks to Dr. Ben Shin for inviting me to present 2 class lectures. This afternoon was on how the history of Christianity in Asia and...

Innovative ethnic Chinese churches in America

Innovative ethnic Chinese churches in America

Asian Americans are the fastest growing racial/ethnic group in the past decade, cf. Census 2010. This situation ought to prompt new activities among the over 7,000 Asian American churches in the United States. While a majority of these primarily have Asian-language worship...

we the people, the Asian Americans

we the people, the Asian Americans

Asian Americans number right around 15 million in the United States right now. And it’s a very diverse bunch, with people from many ethnicities and heritages from many Asian nations. (cf. 2008 Statistical Portrait of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Other Pacific...

2 dining trends in Philadelphia

2 dining trends in Philadelphia

Giwa is a Korean fast casual / fast food / take-out kind of restaurant, and I think they’ve hit a sweet spot towards presenting Korean food in a more palatable way to mainstream America. Giwa‘s menu and website both introduces newcomers to...