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From his unique vantage point—as a Korean pastor of a multi-ethnic church for more than two decades in Boston, the historic "cradle of the American Revolution"—Paul Kim sees an America that has clearly gone adrift.
"This isn't the America the Pilgrims founded in 1620 near Boston where I live," Kim said, citing the growing movement to legalize same-sex marriage and the drift from the nation's Christian origins. "This isn't the country our forefathers dreamed of. There's no question that our country has changed. Sin has so influenced our country. We need salvation from God."
Born in Korea, Kim came to the United States fifty years ago, became a US citizen, and eventually became a reserve chaplain for the ...
Connecticut pastor Bryan Sims understands the potential when Southern Baptists respond together. He has seen it firsthand since the December 14 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in nearby Newtown, Connecticut, through prayer, counseling services, and material help.
“It has been invaluable to receive support from Southern Baptist Disaster Relief and the BCNE [Baptist Convention of New England],” said Sims, pastor of Southbury Baptist Church in Southbury, Connecticut. “Though the Newtown tragedy is somewhat different than a natural disaster, the team adds a wealth of experience in ministering to a hurting community, particularly first responders. Also, our team meetings have generated helpful ideas of potential service to the area.”
NEWTOWN RESPONSE TEAM
Sims and other Southern Baptists in the region have come together to form a Newtown SBC response team to help the community recover. Local churches had already been strivin...