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Asian American Churches in a Multiethnic World

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September 17, 2017 webinar for Pathway to Ministry with DJ Chuang, author of "MultiAsian.Church: A Future for Asian Americans in a Multiethnic World" http://multiasian.church

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Asian American Churches in a Multiethnic World

  1. 1. Asian American Churches ! in a Multiethnic World! DJ Chuang! for Pathway to Ministry! September 17, 2017!
  2. 2. 255k! 321k! 980k! 1.5M! 3.5M! 6.9M! 11.9M! 17.3M! 22.6M! 28.5M! 34.5M! 40.5M! 1940 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 2020 2030 2040 2050 Asian American Population (Projected)!
  3. 3. 20 Largest U.S. Asian Origin Groups (2010)! All Asians 17,320,856 Chinese 4,010,114 Filipino 3,416,840 Indian 3,183,063 Vietnamese 1,737,433 Korean 1,706,822 Japanese 1,304,286 Pakistani 409,163 Cambodian 276,667 Hmong 260,073 Thai 237,583 Laotian 232,130 Bangladeshi 147,300 Burmese 100,200 Indonesian 95,270 Nepalese 59,490 Sri Lankan 45,381 Malaysian 26,179 Bhutanese 19,439 Mongolian 18,344 Okinawan 11,326 All Asians 21,117,987 Chinese 4,760,804 Indian 3,982,398 Filipino 3,898,739 Vietnamese 1,980,344 Korean 1,822,213 Japanese 1,411,188 Pakistani 518,769 Cambodian 330,259 Hmong 299,191 Thai 294,967 Laotian 271,421 Bangladeshi 187,816 Taiwanese 187,164 Burmese 168,237 Nepalese 140,319 Indonesian 112,711 Sri Lankan 59,946 Malaysian 30,193 Bhutanese 23,882 Mongolian 21,222 Okinawan 12,182
  4. 4. Asian American Population in Different Regions!
  5. 5. 1,304,286 1,706,822 1,737,433 3,183,063 3,416,840 4,010,114 38% 71% 36% 18% 89% 31% Japanese! Korean! Vietnamese! Indian! Filipino! Chinese! Churched Asian Americans (Protestant + Catholic) % Chris2an Popula2on
  6. 6. Ethnic Asian Churches in the U.S.! Ethnicity! Estimated Count! Korean 4,653 Chinese 1,679 Asian Indian 1,317 Vietnamese 300 Filipino 200 Japanese 190 Hmong 171 Indonesian 124 Pakistani 120 Nepali 110 Cambodian 80 Lao 48 Thai 33 Bangladeshi 20 Sri Lankan 15 Burmese 15 Estimated Total! 9,075!
  7. 7. Why Churches Must Reproduce! And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples of all na2ons, bap2zing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.” MaShew 28:18-20 (ESV) “The church is one generation away from extinction.”!
  8. 8. The Old Church Concert Hall (Portland, Oregon) mul2asian.church/exchurches
  9. 9. Next Generations of Asian Americans!
  10. 10. Next Generation Ministry is Challenging! “Parents assumed that if you just sent the kids to church through high school, they’d come out being good Christians. We all thought our kids would go to church in college. That was a very naïve thought.” ! ! ! Rev. Daniel Lee (1st gen, Global Mission Church, Maryland), quoted in “Silent Exodus,” Christianity Today, 1996.
  11. 11. 5 Cries of Asian American Christian Young Adults! Dr.Timothy Tseng 1.  When will I grow up? 2.  Can I embrace my race? 3.  Am I loved? 4.  Am I being fed at my church? 5.  Am I ge`ng the best value?
  12. 12. Different Churches for Different Cultures! Neither is new wine put into old wineskins. If it is, the skins burst and the wine is spilled and the skins are destroyed. But new wine is put into fresh wineskins, and so both are preserved.” MaShew 9:17 (ESV)
  13. 13. Contextualizing the Gospel MaShew Mark Luke John MATTHEW for Jews MARK for Romans LUKE for Greeks JOHN for Gen2les
  14. 14. portmanteau, a mashup of words! Mul7-ethnic + Asian-American = Mul7-Asian
  15. 15. Next Generation Multi-Asian Churches! a defini2on: “autonomous English-speaking churches that are inten2onally or incidentally reaching next genera2on Asian Americans and other non-Asians too and led by an Asian American pastor”
  16. 16. What is a multi-Asian church?! a.  an ethnic Asian American church that’s reaching mul2ple genera2ons of Asian Americans, with worship services in both Asian and English languages (e.g. could be a Korean-American church or a Chinese-American church with Vietnamese- language ministries) b.  mul2-ethnic church with Asian American pastoral leadership (at least 20%) and Asian Americans in the congrega2on (at least 20%) c.  mul2-ethnic church with Asian Americans in the congrega2on but no Asian pastoral staff d.  mul2-lingual & mul2-cultural church with over 20% Asian Americans e.  all of the above
  17. 17. 17! 40! 79! 150! 227! 291! 1990 1995 2000 2005 2010 2015 Multi-Asian Churches!
  18. 18. Characteristics of Multi-Asian Churches! •  Leadership •  Crea2vity •  Celebratory worship •  Aesthe2c Quality •  Social jus2ce •  Mul2ethnic outreach
  19. 19. Ambassador Church (Brea, CA)!
  20. 20. Ekko Church (Anaheim, CA)!
  21. 21. Quest Church (Seattle)!
  22. 22. Bay Area Chinese Bible Church!
  23. 23. 3 Best Opportunities ! •  Using our voices •  Mul2plying leaders & making disciples •  Giving generously in philanthropy jīhuì
  24. 24. All kinds of churches to reach all kinds of people!
  25. 25. Q&A Time! DJ Chuang! djchuang.com • multiasian.church! 949-243-7260!
  26. 26. Addendum! DJ Chuang! multiasian.church!
  27. 27. Professor Yang, who wrote 'Religion in China: Survival and Revival under Communist Rule', believes the number of Chris2ans in China will rise to 160 million by 2025 and 247 million by 2030, just as America's Chris2an popula2on appears to be waning. hSp://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/04/22/china-largest-chris2an-country_n_5191910.html
  28. 28. Chinese Church in China!

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