Hyepin Im is founder and president of Korean Churches for Community Development in Los Angeles, which helps churches develop social services, including affordable housing.
Elizabeth Underwood is associate professor of sociology at Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond, and author of Challenged Identities: North American Missionaries in Korea, 1884-1934 (Royal Asiatic Society Korea Branch, 2004).
David Kyuman Kim is an assistant professor of religious studies at Connecticut College in New London, Conn., and director of the college’s Center for the Comparative Study of Race and Ethnicity.
S. Steve Kang is associate professor of educational ministries at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in South Hamilton, Mass., and co-editor of Growing Healthy Asian American Churches (IVP, 2006).
See “The Tiger in the Academy,” an April 2006 Christianity Today article about the growth of Asian-American campus ministries.
Read the article “Korean American Churches: From generation to generation,” by the Calvin Institute for Christian Worship. It includes background and links to Korean churches, authors and articles.
See a state-by-state map that links to Korean-American churches across the country, posted by Korean-American Ministry Resources.
The Rev. Young Lee Hertig is a senior lecturer in the global studies and sociology department at Azusa Pacific University in Azusa, Calif., a Presbyterian minister and author of Cultural Tug of War: Korean Immigrant Family and Church in Transition.