Benjamin Shin: Defining Mentorship

Here is Dr. Benjamin Shin’s plenary session message “Defining Mentorship,” at the Asian American Ministry Conference, November 8, 2014. Benjamin C. Shin has served in the ministry as a pastor, parachurch leader, and professor for more than 20 years.  He is a graduate of UCLA, Talbot School of Theology, and Dallas Theological Seminary.  He enjoys reading, music, sports (especially the UCLA Bruins), and spending time with people.  His vision and passion includes mentoring leaders, re-building churches, and teaching the Word of God.  He is married to his bride, Jen and has 2 wonderful boys named Adam and Zachary.  He currently serves as Associate Professor of Bible Exposition and Director of the Asian-American Ministry track for the Doctor of Ministry at Talbot School of Theology in La Mirada,...

Cory Ishida: It’s All About Mentorship

Here is Rev. Cory Ishida’s plenary session message “It’s All About Mentorship,” at the Asian American Ministry Conference, November 8, 2014. Pastor Cory Ishida was born in Alhambra, CA in 1947 to Nisei (second generation Japanese American) parents. He grew up in Pasadena, CA and graduated from UCLA with a degree in zoology. Cory has been married to his wife, Reine, since 1969. They have three married daughters and ten grandchildren. Cory was called as the senior pastor of Evergreen Baptist Church of Los Angeles (Evergreen LA) in 1977. In 1997, he, along with 300 members of Evergreen LA, planted Evergreen Baptist Church of San Gabriel Valley (Evergreen SGV) located in La Puente,...