Ken Fong Evangelism in Everyday Life (C3)
A 3rd generation Chinese American, Ken was born and raised in Sacramento, CA.
He graduated from UC Berkeley in 1976 with a degree in biology. After graduating, he served as youth director
for two years at First Chinese Baptist Church (Sacto), his home church. After a year as an M.Div. student at the American B
aptist Seminary of the West (Berkeley), he felt led to transfer to Fuller Theological Seminary, graduating in 1981, and
then again in 1990 with his D.Min. in Asian American church growth. He joined the pastoral staff of Evergreen Baptist Church of
Los Angeles (then in East LA; later moved to Rosemead) and helped guide it to become ostensibly the first English-only
Japanese/Chinese American church in the country. After a “friendly split” in the mid-90s, Ken was called to lead EBCLA as the
senior pastor. He bravely pioneered several cutting edge ministries, not the least of which was to extend God’s kingdom-hospitality to
AAPI Christians who identify as LGBTQ. He was the main Bible expositor at Urbana 2000 and has served on the boards of a number of non-profits.
He retired in July 2017 from pastoring, but continues to teach as an affiliate associate professor of Asian American church studies at Fuller.
Since May 2015 he has served as the host and co-producer of “Asian America: The Ken Fong Podcast” (www.aapodcast.com),
which has attracted listeners throughout the U.S. and in over 100 countries. He is an avid cyclist and now a professional photographer.
He lives in Sierra Madre, CA, with his wife Sharon and their daughter Janessa.
Lawrence Fung Follow Your Gift or Your Passion? (A2)
evening speaker, Rev. Lawrence Fung, is also the acting Director of Mobilization for Gospel Operation International (GOI).
He was born and raised in Hong Kong. Lawrence began full time ministry at HongKong Youth for Christ after college,
serving as their Deputy Executive Director and Asian Training Director. He went to Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary (GGBTS) in
San Francisco for theological training, and began serving in Cumberland Presbyterian
Chinese Church (CPCC) since 1981. He served as Senior Pastor of CCPC for over
20 years. Rev. Fung later earned his Doctor of Intercultural Studies degree while he was serving at GOI.
Rev. and Mrs. Loretta Fung have 2 adult children (married) and 3 grandchildren. Lawrence earned his Doctor of Intercultural Studies from Western Seminary,
Doctor of Ministry from Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary (GGBTS) and Master of Divinity from Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary.
奉.先後在該校獲取神道學碩士(1984) 和教牧學博士 (1989) 學位.曾任該教會
之主任牧師廿多年.後在美國西方神學院獲取文化研究學博士學位 (2011) 。馮
Kaho Jim Can I Be the True “Me” in Church? (B1)
Pastor Jim was born and raised in Hong Kong. He studied at Dallas Theological Seminary,
from where he received a Master of Theology degree with high honors and the J. Ellwood Evans Award (Pastoral Ministry Department Award).
He was also elected by the seminary faculty as one of the four Senior Preachers who demonstrated the best expository preaching discipline among the
graduating class of 2008. Pastor Jim continued his theological training in the Expository Preaching track at Talbot School of Theology while
serving at the Lord’s Grace Christian Church. With a clear vision and conviction from the Lord, Pastor Jim began a new church planting ministry
and founded Skywalk Bible Church in the San Francisco South Bay area in 2015 with several fervent Christians, aiming to connect people in the
community to God and build up disciples of Christ.
Pastor Jim is certified in “Evangelism Explosion” training. He is also a certified “Follow Up and Nurturing Ministry” Clinic Instructor
and the representative of Youth For Christ (H.K.) in the North America region. He has been helping different churches
in building up discipleship and nurturing ministries.
詹牧師於2009年開始於三藩市南灣牧會，負責粵語部青年事工。 除了關顧羣羊之外， 詹牧師更致力於透過釋經法研經和敬拜領袖訓練，
來建立平信徒領袖。他於2012年被按立為牧師， 現為Talbot神學院的教牧學博士候選人(D.Min. [ABD])，主修釋經講道學。因著從主而來的清晰異象和信念，
詹牧師於2015年年中與另一位教牧同工憑信心開始了在南灣的植 堂事工 ，先以家庭教會的形式，與十位委身的信徒一同開始建立了「 天行聖經教會」Skywalk Bible Church，
George Shen Can I Lose My Salvation? (B2)
George Shen is one of our
translators. He was born in Shanghai, China and grew up in Hong Kong. He went to University of the Illinois in Chicago to study Information Engineering.
After he accepted the Lord in his junior year, his life changed and it also included a major change to Materials Engineering.
Between his BS and MS program at U of I, he went to study at Moody Bible Institute in Chicago for a year where he met his future wife Lois.
George worked as a New Product Development Manager and Clinical Affairs on orthopedic implants for Bristol Myers’ subsidiary Zimmer and holds 5 patents.
After moving to California, he worked as a sales rep of orthopedic implants for Zimmer, Pfizer and Stryker. He has served as a Sunday School teacher since college
and translator at Chinese churches, conferences and books for many years. George is a member of the Global Edenics Team in Chinese and contributed to the book
The Origin of Speeches, Intelligent Design in Languages. He has co-authored articles on dental prosthetics, orthopedic implant and archeology.
He retired in 2015 but in May 2017, he received an appointment from a Medical School in southern California the position of Adjunct Research Instructor of Orthopedic Surgery.
Maurice Yu How to Keep Seekers Engaged at Church (B3)
余榮富牧師 (Maurice Yu) 於2005年開始在羅省華人聖經宣道教會(CBMC)事奉。他現負責設立教會的異象、帶領教會的牧養方向、門徒訓練和聖經教導。