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Our Purpose

To carry out the Great Commission cooperation among 2,000+ Asian congregations representing 27 nationalities, the Asian Collective serves as a missional network to CONNECT, COLLABORATE, and CELEBRATE the gospel partnership of diverse Asian national organizations and ministries with SBC Entities, State Conventions, and Baptist Associations.

Peter Yanes
Associate Vice President for
Asian Relations and Mobilization

Asian Collective

A Missional Force in SBC Life and Ministry

  • Asian Pastors Connecting – Relational (Proverbs 27:17)
  • Asian Churches Collaborating – Missional (Matthew 28:19-20)
  • Asian Networks Celebrating – Generational (Revelation 7:9)

Asian Collective National Ministry Partners

Myanmar Baptist Churches USA
Dr. Hre Mang, Executive Director

Cambodian Southern Baptist Fellowship
Dr. Seang Yiv, Chairman

Chinese Baptist Fellowship of the US and Canada
Dr. Jeremy Sin, Executive Director | cbfusacanada.org

Hmong Baptist National Association
Dr. WaTra Xiong, Executive Director | hbna.org

Filipino Southern Baptist Fellowship of North America
Dr. Dan Santiago, Executive Director

Council of Korean Southern Baptist Churches of America
Dr. James Kang, Executive Director | koreansbc.org

United Lao Southern Baptist Fellowship
Patrick Sookaserm, President | ulsb.org

Vietnamese Baptist Union of North America
Dr. Christian Phan, Executive Director | vnbaptist.org

Japanese Southern Baptist Fellowship
Masashi Sugita, President

Asian Collective NextGen Pastors Network
National Coordinators: Terrence Shay & Hyung Lee

Ethnic Research Network
Dr. Minh Ha Nguyễn | baptistresearch.com

Upcoming Events

Asian Collective Leaders Summit 
August 28-29, 2023
SBC Executive Committee, Nashville TN
Peter Yanes, pyanes@nullsbc.net

IMB Asian NextGen Leaders Summit 2
September 5-7, 2023
International Mission Board, Richmond, VA
Esra Bae, ebae@nullimb.org

Chinese Baptist Fellowship Leadership Summit
September 18-22, 2023
Cruise set sail from Long Beach, CA
Sylvia Chan, Sylvia.chan@nullcbfusacanada.org
Dr. Jeremy Sin, jsin@nullnamb.net

Guidestone Asian NextGen Leaders Summit
October 2-3, 2023
GuideStone, Dallas, TX
Hoon Im, hoon.im@nullguidestone.org