Oregon Central Korean SDA Church

12707 NE San Rafael St. Portland, OR 97230 Contact: Ed Kim email: kingdong2008@gmail.com Hello from beautiful Portland, Oregon. This month...  read more

Recalcitrant Mammalia and a Living House

My name in Korean means “baby cow.” I’ve been teased about this as far back as I can remember. There’s even a Korean song that pretty much repeats...  read more

Where Can I Find My Soul Mate?

Where can I find my soul mate? The easy answer would be at church! But there are no easy answers in life. I can understand your concerns with...  read more
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July 1, 2014
So many of us walk around, trying to live life while we are bleeding from the heart. This includes stoics who “talk” the spiritual talk, while refusing to feel anything like love and compassion enough to really “walk” the walk of Jesus. This also includes...  Read more
June 30, 2014
Have you ever made pottery? A few years ago, I went with my sister to La Sierra University’s Ceramics Department. She brought out this lump of clay. It was hard for me to imagine anything besides a lump of clay, but she already had something in mind: a...  Read more
June 30, 2014
I recently went to a Christian seminar about women’s dress reform. After a long presentation about the immodesty that the fashion industry promotes, which of course is the reason Christian women should not follow fashion trends, the floor was then opened to...  Read more
June 3, 2014
Time? My day started about 5 am. Location? South Korea. I got ready and headed for the subway station. 5:20 am. I hopped on the subway and started off. 3 hour ride. Estimated arrival time? 8 a.m. When I walked out of the subway terminal, it began to...  Read more
June 3, 2014
At the beginning of this semester, I suddenly realized how familiar the terms “honor and shame” were to me, due to my cultural background. Coming from an East Asian-American perspective, the lens through which I see the world, are similar to the culture of...  Read more
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