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  • Asian Americans can be 'missionary forces' in SBC

    by Morgan Collier, posted Friday, June 22, 2018 (8 months ago)

    Photo by Kathleen Murray
    DALLAS (BP) -- "We have a citizenship in heaven and we are true brothers and sisters in Christ," D. August Boto told attendees at the National Asian American Fellowship's June 11 meeting in Dallas.

    Boto, interim president of the SBC Executive Committee, said the EC is "available to enhance the way God has gifted you in and through the ministries of the Southern Baptist Convention."

    Paul Kim, the EC's Asian American relations consultant, presented Roger S. Oldham, EC vice president for convention communications and relations, and Ken Weathersby, vice president for convention advancement, with awards of appreciation for their continued support for the National Asian American Fellowship. Read More

  • Korean-American couple inspires church in world missions

    by Diana Chandler, posted Friday, August 04, 2017 (one year ago)

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    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (BP) -- Korean-American Chaplain Rebekah Kim remembers her first international mission trip 30 years ago when she shared the Gospel with Japanese, an ethnic group she had been taught to view as enemies.

    The human mind alone cannot forgive Japan's treatment of Koreans during the Sino-Japanese war, including the forced prostitution of Korean women and girls as "comfort women;" but the blood of Jesus has power to forgive, Kim told the Japanese. Kim, one of two Southern Baptist chaplains at Harvard University, was born during the Korean War, years after the Sino-Japanese War ended. Read More

  • MIA 65 years, Korea veteran draws pastor's gratitude

    by David Roach, posted Friday, November 11, 2016 (2 years ago)

    Photo courtesy of Paul Kim
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (BP) -- The return of a Korean War veteran's remains to his hometown of Cambridge, Mass., 65 years after his death in 1951 provided opportunity for local Korean Christians to pay tribute and for pastor Paul Kim to offer a public Gospel witness.

    U.S. Army Cpl. Ronald Sparks, then 20, was wounded in action and captured by Chinese troops the year after he arrived in Korea to help defend it against a communist advance. Shortly thereafter, his family received notice he was missing in action and presumed dead, his nephew Bob Sparks recounted in The Vineyard Gazette of Martha's Vineyard, Mass., in July. Read More

  • Kim's journey undergirds call for church planting

    by Gary D. Myers, posted Thursday, October 13, 2016 (2 years ago)

    Photo by Gary D. Myers
    NEW ORLEANS (BP) -- 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 spread SBC awareness and build Cooperative Program support among Asian-American Baptists as the Asian-American relations consultant with the SBC's Executive Committee -- one of many Baptist leaders working with Frank S. Page, EC president, in an effort to understand and appreciate the diverse ethnic landscape in the SBC. Read More

  • Asian fellowship to extend awareness of SBC

    by Karen L. Willoughby, posted Tuesday, June 21, 2016 (2 years ago)

    Photo by John Stroup
    ST. LOUIS (BP) -- Representatives from eight Asian nationalities have formed a national fellowship to expand their involvement in the Southern Baptist Convention.

    The fellowship -- to be known as A2CP2 for Asian-American Church Planting/Cooperative Program -- met June 12 meeting in conjunction with the SBC's annual meeting in St. Louis. Read More

  • Asian-American leaders learn about GuideStone services

    by Roy Hayhurst, posted Wednesday, May 04, 2016 (2 years ago)

    DALLAS (BP) -- Leaders of eight Asian-American fellowship groups met at GuideStone Financial Resources to learn about the Southern Baptist entity's services, among ways of partnering more closely with the SBC. Read More

  • Asian-American networks nurtured at A2CP2 conf.

    by Eunsun Han, posted Wednesday, May 04, 2016 (2 years ago)

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    FORT WORTH, Texas (BP) -- The fostering of nationwide networks among Asian-American church leaders in the Southern Baptist Convention moved forward during an inaugural A2CP2 (Asian-American Church Planting & Cooperative Program) Conference at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Read More

  • Asian-American Baptists launching new fellowship

    by Diana Chandler, posted Friday, April 22, 2016 (2 years ago)

    ST. LOUIS (BP) -- Asian Americans are launching a national fellowship coordinating the work of the eight Asian groups of the Southern Baptist Convention to advance the Great Commission, said Paul Kim, Asian American relations consultant to the SBC Executive Committee.

    Kim will launch the Asian American National Fellowship (AANF) at a dinner June 12 from 5:30–9:30 p.m. in Room 224 of America's Center, 701 Convention Plaza in St. Louis, in conjunction with the June 14-15 SBC annual meeting. Read More

  • Paul Kim addresses seminary's Asian American conf.

    by Eunsun Han, posted Tuesday, November 03, 2015 (3 years ago)

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    FORT WORTH, Texas (BP) -- 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, who serves as the Asian American relations consultant for the Southern Baptist Convention's Executive Committee, also is a ... Read More

  • Page receives Asian Advisory Council report

    by David Roach, posted Tuesday, June 23, 2015 (3 years ago)

    Photo by Rebekah Rausch
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (BP) -- 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. Read More