Best or Worst Podcast Episode #74 Getting to Know Retired Pastor & Podcaster Ken Fong

This week hosts Koji Steven Sakai and M. Martin Mapoma brought on retired pastor and podcaster Ken Fong. In this first episode of the week, we got to know him and talked about his journey from biology to the church and the conversation with God that changed his life.


Rev. Dr. Ken Fong is the co-producer, host, and director of Asian America: The Ken Fong Podcast, which launched in 2015 and has featured over 250 AAPI guests and garnered nearly 420,000 downloads worldwide. He retired from pastoring and teaching in 2017 after having been on the pastoral staff of Evergreen Baptist Church of LA since 1981 and administration/faculty with Fuller Theological Seminary. When Ken was senior pastor at EBCLA, he led extend equal worth and standing to Christians who are LGBTQ+. Ken previously served on the boards of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, Westmont College, and the Asian American Drug Abuse Program, and earned his M.Div. and D.Min. degrees from Fuller Theological Seminary.

You can listen to Asian America: The Ken Fong Podcast here:

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