When evening comes, you say, ‘It will befair weather, for the sky is red’, and in themorning, ‘Today it will be stormy, for thesky is red and overcast.’ You know howto interpret the appearance of the sky,but you cannot interpret the signs of thetimes.Matthew 16:2-3
17%population of the otherAsian American groupsnot accounted for inthe 6 largest groups
11%Approximately 11% of Asian Americans live below thefederal poverty line, a rate that exceeds that of non-Hispanic Whites but falls below the national average.
22.5%Cambodians, Hmong, and Laotians have poverty ratessimilar to those of blacks and Latinos. (22.5% ofCambodians, Hmong, and Laotians in the US lived inpoverty, compared to 24.9% of blacks and 21.4% ofLatinos.)
Churched Asian Americans Chinese 4,010,114 31% Filipino 3,416,840 89% Indian 3,183,063 18%Vietnamese 1,737,433 36% Korean 1,706,822 71% Japanese 1,304,286 38% Population % Christian
7,123Estimated number ofethnic Asian Americanchurches
ethnic church models house duplex townhouse hotel multiplex
ethnic church modelsMulti-lingual Multi-AsianMulti-department Multi-ethnicMulti-generational Multiplying: church plantingMulti-organizationMulti-site
71%Approximately 71% ofAsian Americans speaka language other thanEnglish at home.
Neither do men pour new wine into oldwineskins. If they do, the skins will burst,the wine will run out and the wineskinswill be ruined. No, they pour new wineinto new wineskins, and both arepreserved.Matthew 9:17
It is not enough to condemn culture. Noris it sufﬁcient merely to critique culture orto copy culture. Most of the time, we justconsume culture. But the only way tochange culture is to create culture.-- Andy Crouch, Culture Makinghttp://www.culture-making.com/about/book/