Research Project

Asian American Congregational Leadership Survey

The first quantitative practices survey of it’s kind! Your involvement will make Asian American Congregational Leadership visible. This survey will generate data on Asian American Christian leadership methodology for analysis and projections about the future. It will only collect data on English language worshipping communities. It covers the ministry practices, vision, and perspectives of your congregation as viewed by clergy and lay leaders. 

Latest Updates

“The time for systematic study of Asian American churches is now. Innovative Space for Asian American Christianity (ISAAC) began conducting a first-of-its-kind National Survey of Asian American Congregational Leadership Practices in June, 2022 with funding provided by the Lilly Foundation. The congregations participating in this pilot study are all English language congregations, both independent churches as well as those which are part of an Asian immigrant church. While this pilot project is ongoing until 2024 with more data analysis forthcoming, this baseline study has already yielded preliminary findings in a number of key areas…”

Survey Research Team

Young Lee Hertig

Co-Founder/Executive Director of ISAAC (Innovative Space for Asian American Christianity)/AAWOL (Asian American Women On Leadership), Editor-In-Chief of ChristianityNext

Dr. Jerry Park

Dr. Jerry Park is an Associate Professor of Sociology and an affiliate fellow of the Baylor Institute for Studies of Religion. His research interests include the sociological study of religion, race, identity, culture and civic participation.

Dr. Andrew Lee, PhD

Dr. Andrew Lee is the Associate Director of the Global Diaspora Institute at Wheaton College Billy Graham Center.