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East Meets West: Intersection of Asian American Church Planting

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Workshop at Exponential 2016 by Ray Chang and DJ Chuang, ReGenerant Network http://regenerant.org

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East Meets West: Intersection of Asian American Church Planting

  1. 1. EAST MEETS WEST
 INTERSECTION OF ASIAN AMERICAN
 CHURCH PLANTING Ray Chang & DJ Chuang ReGenerant Network ReGenerant.org
  2. 2. My Story
  3. 3. Personal Journey •  Culture Closely Tied the Faith •  Culture More Important than Gospel (Preservation of Ethnic Identity) •  Conflict in Church was Norm •  Lack of Mentoring/Discipleship
  4. 4. Ministry Journey (Ping-Pong) •  Ethnic Church •  White Evangelical Experience –  Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa •  Ethnic Church Youth Pastor •  White Evangelical –  First Evangelical Free Church of America •  Ethnic English Ministry Pastor
  5. 5. What is the Future for the 
 Asian Americas?
  6. 6. Global Trend
  7. 7. Which Na9on Will be the Largest Chris9an Na9on in 10 Years?
  8. 8. NATIONAL TRENDS
  9. 9. Sociological Reality
  10. 10. Sociological Reality
  11. 11. “Asian Americans are the highest-income, best-educated and fastest- growing racial group in the U.S, with Asians now making up the largest share of recent immigrants.” – Pew Research’s Rise of Asian Americans, August 2012
  12. 12. NEW ASIAN REALITY
  13. 13. Immigration and Naturalization Services Act of 1965
  14. 14. Asian American Immigration increased since 1965
  15. 15. 1940 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 17.3M 11.9M 6.9M 3.5M 1.5M.98M .321M.255M Asian American Population
  16. 16. Ethnic Asian-American Churches Es9mated number of Ethnic Asian Churches in the United States 7,123
  17. 17. Chinese Filipino Indian Vietnamese Korean Japanese 1,304,286 1,706,822 1,737,433 3,183,063 3,416,840 4,010,114 Population % Christian Churched Asian Americans 31% 89% 18% 36% 71% 38%
  18. 18. “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. “Silent Exodus” of the Second-Generations
  19. 19. 2nd Generation Asian Americans
  20. 20. 1940 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 2020 2030 2040 2050 40.5M 34.5M 28.5M 22.6M 17.3M 11.9M 6.9M 3.5M 1.5M.98M.321M.255M Asian American Population (Projected)
  21. 21. 1990 1995 2000 2005 2010 2013 246 227 150 79 40 17 Next-Generation Multi-Asian Churches
  22. 22. Sarang Community Church’s annual fund for church plan9ng by 2nd Genera9on and other minori9es $50,000
  23. 23. hQp://djchuang.com/ocr
  24. 24. Transi9on to Mul9-Ethnic •  Leadership is Key •  Understand Your Context & Culture •  State Your Vision •  Staff Your Vision •  Stage Your Vision
  25. 25. Challenges for Second Genera9on •  Established versus Emerging •  Mono-cultural versus Mul9-cultural •  Immigrant churches versus Missional churches •  Assimila9on versus Marginaliza9on
  26. 26. Way Forward •  Moving from mono-ethnic to mul9-ethnic churches •  Review missional focus •  Other ways to pass on heritage •  Incarna9on and Transforma9on
  27. 27. Future for the Ethnic Second Gen •  Immigra9on will con9nue •  Silent Exodus of Second-Genera9on •  Popula9on Growth and Diversity •  Unchurched Post-Chris9an America •  Mission field across the street and across the seas
  28. 28. Models
  29. 29. NEXT GENERATION
 CASE STUDIES
  30. 30. Q & A
  31. 31. Pastor Ray Chang Ambassador Church & Regenerant Network ReGenerant.org | Ambassador Church ray@regenerant.org 714-706-1106 DJ Chuang djchuang.com | SocialMediaChurch.net | Regenerant email@djchuang.com 949-243-7260

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