6/24/08 –  Please check out the new added page “Comments from 2008 AALC attendees.”  Thanks!

4/17/08 –  Please check out the “Partners” page.  We are adding partner weblinks as they are sent in. 

4/1/08 –  Praise the Lord for 370 pastors and leaders who gathered from all over the nation for the 2008 AALC last week!  It was a tremendous time of learning, worship, and fellowship.  Many affirmed our goal was achieved of helping to encourage and equip leaders who serve the Asian American community.

CD’s of the 4 general sessions at the 2008 AALC (Lisa Espineli Chinn, Dave Gibbons, John Townsend, Ken Fong) are available for just $5 each plus $1 each for shipping.  Order all 4 for just $15 plus get free shipping.  Please send checks made out to MESA to 7216 Elvora Way, Elk Grove, CA  95757.  Please be sure to specify which sessions you wanted and what address to mail them to.  Thanks!


The Asian American Leadership Conference 2008 is coming! 

Over 400 pastors, parachurch leaders, seminarians, and spouses attended the first AALC in 2004. We anticipate 500+ to attend this second AALC on March 24-26,  2008.


Monday – Wednesday,   March 24-26, 2008


Utilizing the facilities of the Grace Korean Church (Grace Ministries International, 1645 West Valencia Dr., Fullerton, CA 92833) (please do not call this church for AALC information.  Thanks!)


The purpose of the AALC is to encourage and equip those who serve the evangelical Asian American community nationwide.


Dr John Townsend, Cloud-Townsend Ministries

Pastor Ken Fong, Evergreen Baptist Church of Los Angeles

Lisa Espineli Chinn, Director of International Student Ministries, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship

Pastor David Gibbons, New Song Church, Irvine, CA


27+ workshops addressing a wide range of ministry topics


Churches and ministries are joining as partners in this conference.


$169 (includes breakfast/lunch/dinner on Tues March 25 and breakfast on Wed March 26)  Note!  For registrations received after Tuesday March 18, we cannot guarantee your meals!  Please register ASAP!

Only $89 for students, missionaries, and spouses.

Please register ASAP!   The first 400 to register (and pay) will receive free books and CD’s, and be eligible for special doorprizes. 

Limited Childcare available at the conference!  But you must contact Louis Lee ASAP (deadline is Wed, March 19) at AALC2008@aol.com!  Only children ages 2-6 will be accepted for a fee of $50 per child  (childcare only during the four general sessions and workshop times, please see schedule of conference).   Meals are included only for children accepted and paid for in this arrangement.   Please do not send payment until you have confirmed reservations for childcare with Louis Lee.

Please do not bring any children of any age into any of the conference meetings.  Thanks for being considerate to the hundreds of others attending the conference. 

The 2008 AALC Planning Core Team consists of  Tommy Dyo (National Director, Epic Movement, Campus Crusade for Christ), Louis Lee (General Director of MESA, Ministries for English Speaking Asians), Ben Shin (Professor, Talbot School of Theology), Tom Steers (National Co-Director of Navigators Asian American Ministries), and Ron Sugimoto (Assistant General Director/Board Member of MESA, Ministries for English Speaking Asians)


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