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Isaac Presentation

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Isaac Presentation

  1. 1. Equipping the Equippers Institute for the Study of Asian American Christianity (ISAAC) www.isaacweb.org
  2. 2. Who are Asian Americans? <ul><li>13 million in the U.S. </li></ul><ul><li>Immigrants from East, South, and Southeast Asia </li></ul><ul><li>Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders </li></ul><ul><li>American-born </li></ul><ul><li>Multi-race familes </li></ul><ul><li>43% are Christian! </li></ul>
  3. 3. Who are the Equippers? <ul><li>Pastors </li></ul><ul><li>Denominational leaders </li></ul><ul><li>College & Theological educators </li></ul><ul><li>Scholars </li></ul><ul><li>Para-church organization leaders </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching materials </li></ul>How ISAAC Equips the Equippers…
  5. 5. Forthcoming resources <ul><li>The Yin-Yang of Leadership: Biblical Characters according to Asian American Women </li></ul><ul><li>Asian American Christianity Reader </li></ul><ul><li>SANACS Journal </li></ul><ul><li>Bay Area Chinese Churches Report </li></ul><ul><li>Documentary History of Asian American Christianity </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Equipping and Resource Center </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Contextualized training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Inter-generational </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Inter-cultural </li></ul></ul>How ISAAC Equips the Equippers…
  7. 7. <ul><li>Encourages scholarship through SANACS </li></ul><ul><li>Religion in Asian America lectures </li></ul><ul><li>See www.sanacs.org </li></ul>How ISAAC Equips the Equippers…
  8. 8. <ul><li>ecumenically-minded evangelicals </li></ul><ul><li>integrating biblical faith with Asian American realities </li></ul><ul><li>Kingdom-centered social justice for all </li></ul>Our Core Values

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