Miyoung Yoon Hammer, co-guest editor, introduces this issue’s theme of “family” by drawing on her own family’s experience of finding a home in a wider church community.
In his lecture “The Mission of Korean Immigrant Churches in the USA,” Enoch Wan explores four types of diaspora mission, paying particular attention to the ministry and practice of Korean immigrant churches.
Hee An Choi explores the hybridity of Korean immigrant identity—as a particular Asian immigrant community in the United States—and the Korean church’s leadership role in navigating it.
W. Gil Shin considers what factors ought to shape and define a re-formed identity for the Korean immigrant church.
Allison L. Norton examines migration’s transformative impact on US society and the reinvention of faith communities across second and third generations.
In response to Allison L. Norton’s lecture on “Immigration and US Congregations,” Kirsteen Kim reflects on the ways immigrant churches reinvent the faith and culture of the church in the United States.
Brian Kim, Daehyuk Yoon, Sinyil Kim, and Jeong Yup Lee share about their experiences leading immigrant churches, touching on both challenges and opportunities, in this panel discussion moderated by Byungjoo Song.
Jonathan Tran reflects on his family’s story of immigrating from Vietnam to the States, the costs of the American Dream, and the church’s status as pilgrims without a home.
Joshua Choonmin Kang reflects on the life of Abraham—and the work God does at the boundaries—as a model of faithful living for immigrants and the Korean diaspora.
At Fuller’s 2021 Missiology Lectures, practitioners and scholars from around the world explore the church’s role in forming healthy individuals, families, and communities across the globe and throughout history.
In response to Soong-Chan Rah’s lecture “Navigating the Generations,” delivered at the 2012 Missiology Lectures, Sunoko Lin and Timothy K. Park discussed the generational divides in Asian Immigrant churches.
At the 2012 Missiology Lectures, Soong-Chan Rah spoke about our need to develop cultural competency to address the changes in ethnoracial diversity in the world and in the church.
Jaewoo Kim, reflecting on refugee and immigrant experiences, speaks about rooting ourselves in Christ when we are forced or called into new places, cultures, and relationships.
Formada por la historia de migración de su propia familia, Rosa Cándida Ramírez sirve fielmente a su comunidad local de inmigrantes
Shaped by her own family’s story of migration, Rosa Cándida Ramírez faithfully serves her local immigrant community