WHO IS EMI?

EMI is a short name for Ekklesia Ministries International. EMI is a volunteer Christian charity and social justice mission movement helping inner-city and Indigenous people of North America. We help individuals and communities restore the values God instilled, through holistic and multi-aspects of Christian ministries. EMI affirms the values of Christian beliefs and maintain a…

CEDAR HOUSE GALLERY – UCLUELET

Cedar House Gallery is located in Ucluelet, BC. We specialize in Nuu-Chah-Nulth art, from the First Nations on the West Coast of Vancouver Island. We carry a wide selection of carvings, masks, totem poles, jewelry, limited edition prints, paintings, giftware, and books.  The Gallery is owned and operated by artist Tlehpik Hjalmer Wenstob and his…

Full Armour of God

Ephesians 6 I wonder what Apostle Paul meant when he said, …be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. Put on the full armour of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities,…

‘Non-Western Mission’ Legacy of Dr. David J. Cho

Dr. David Cho has passed away in the year of 2020. He left us the unique legacy of mission theory called ‘Non-Western Mission”. Christianity has been formed in the element of Western culture, and its social, political, educational, and arts, as it became the exclusive property of Western culture. In the world mission movements that…

BOOK: “Indian Residential School and Christian Mission”

“INDIAN RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL AND CHRISTIAN MISSION” During the colonial period, prompted by the expansion ambitions of Western Europe, the system represented by the rapid assimilation of colonies and the policy of Christianization was the Indian Residential School. At the same time, the primary framework of racial thinking of Western Europeans was influenced by social Darwinism…

HESQUIAHT

As I was serving the SFU (Simon Fraser University)campus chaplain for Asian Christian student group, we often visited remote coastal villages on the northwest coast of Canada in solidarity with the Indigenous cultural sovereignty and played with their children, as the Indigenous people were sidelined by the repressive system of the residual colonialism. We did…

CHILDREN’S CHURCH

Northwest Indigenous community hold the importance of the wellbeing of their youths which is essential to the health of their community. We work along with their community, help their children’s program. We are often invited to host Children’s summer vacation bible school and kid’s club during the summer recess. Berry picking with the children is…

SATURDAY BREAKFAST CLUB

Toronto • Vancouver • Tacoma Since 1993, EMI focused its ministries on urban inner-city low-income community and other underprivileged people. After the consistent run (1993-1996) of Saturday Breakfast Club, Sandwich Runs, and Out of the Cold programs in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, our urban ministry expanded to Vancouver, BC, Canada in 1996. Daniel Lee and Julia…