Goong He Faht Choy! is how you say “Happy New Year!” in Chinese and Chuc Mung Nam Moi! is how you say it in Vietnamese. Sunday the 14th was the beginning of the lunar year 4708 in those cultures, The Year of the Tiger. There is a special way to deliver the Gospel message if you live near an Asian community; to find out what it is, click here.
We visited Little Saigon on Saturday for their New Year Parade. What was the result as we passed out 12,000 tracts to an estimated 10,000 parade goers? You judge the results:
But we found out something interesting as we entered this parade: It was the first time gay, lesbian, transgender, and bisexual groups were allowed to march.
You’ll be shocked to know what the churches in this very conservative community decided to do to protest the “Rainbow Lobby”… and what we did as an evangelism team to show our love. Read about it later this week.