Quest in the media

Covenant Companion | September 2009 | The Unfolding Face of the Covenant

... As Parkwood, Newsong, and Grace came on board, soon to follow were Quest in Seattle (Eugene Cho), Cambridge Community Fellowship in Boston (Soong-Chan Rah), Great Exchange in Sunnyvale, California (Dave Chae) ... | read more


Soujourners Magazine | November 2008 | The Meaning of 'Life'

... Evangelicals across the country tell stories of their own transformation from a narrow concern for one or two issues to a broader understanding of the Christian call. Eugene Cho in many ways exemplifies these “new evangelicals. | read more


Seattle Post Intelligencer | October 2, 2008 | No free pass for Palin, some local evangelicals say

Associate Pastor Leah Klug of Quest Church in Seattle's Interbay neighborhood says evangelicals are not monolithic, whether in the church or at the polls. | read more


Seattle Post Intelligencer | March 10, 2008 | Interbay in transition: From 'no man's land' to urban villiage

..."We have friends in Queen Anne and Magnolia who would love nothing more than to see this valley become a place they could walk to, as opposed to driving by," said Bartel, a longtime pastor at Interbay's growing Quest Church and co-chairman of the Interbay Neighborhood Association. | read more


Outreach Magazine | Jan/Feb 2008 | The Outreach Interview: Eugene Cho - Conversation Starter
As lead pastor of Seattle’s Quest Church (, Eugene Cho doesn’t just preach—he also serves coffee at Q Café (, the church’s non-profit, non-religious coffee shop. | read more


Covenant Companion | July 2007 | Companions in Seattle
Why would a church with a long rich history of ministry give a relatively new church its building and land and agree to take on the new churchs name? | read more


Seattle Post Intelligencer | June , 2007 | Two Very Different Seattle Churches Decide to Unite

... The expanded Quest Church resulted from an unlikely offer. After months of discussion and prayer, Interbay members voted in April to give their multimillion-dollar property to Quest and fold into their larger neighbor on 15th Avenue West. | read more


Seattle Times | December 24, 2006 | Portraits: Eugene Cho | Pacific Northwest Sunday Magazine

There was no epiphany, no blinding light. The closest things to a guiding hand was lent by Raymondo Gonzales, a janitor who only spoke Spanish. Eugene Cho was an achieving but unhappy student, fighting expectations and struggling with being a Korean immigrant. | read more


Seattle Times | April 29, 2006 | Christian communities try "whole-life faith"

In South Seattle, about a dozen young people have been busy planting trees, participating in neighborhood cleanups and attending nearby churches. A year ago, none of them lived there. What motivated the en masse move to the area last summer was their faith. | read more



Seattle Post Intelligencer | July 29, 2005 | Quest Church Makes Race a Matter of Faith

With its non-traditional style and multiethnic membership, the Quest Church views itself as a congregation that never arrives but continually "emerges," moving toward a deeper understanding of God within a shifting culture. | read more


Worthwhile Magazine | July 2005 | Killer Coffee Gathering Spots

... The Q Café. ... Community-focused nonprofit with a friendly, low-key vibe. | read more


Seattle Post Intelligencer | August 12, 2003 | In a trendy coffeehouse, a jolt of religion

On weekdays, Laurel Pennock goes to Q Cafe, her favorite non-profit coffeehouse, where the sofas are comfy, the music is likely to be indie rock and the java is shade-grown, fair-trade and, of course, organic. | read more



Seattle Pacific University Falcon | November 27, 2002 | Q Cafe: Coffee and Christianity

Just what exactly is that bright blue "Q" building located right off the Magnolia exit? It's the Quest Cafe, a delicious little secret soon to be discovered not only by Magnolia, | read more


The Seattle Times | November 2, 2002 | Church makes community, not church, focus of the center

The church that isn't a church is actually a blue warehouse off West Dravus Street in the Interbay neighborhood south of Ballard. Inside are a coffee shop, comfortable furniture, wireless Internet connections, a small stage for local musicians and big walls for local art. | read more


The Seattle Times | March 12, 2002 | Ethnic churches drawing crowds

The search for God has taken Jenny Way to many places, from older, mainline Caucasian Protestant churches to newer, primarily Asian houses of worship. | read more


The Seattle Times | September 7, 2001 | Church is an avenue to forging an identity
In July 2000, after his wife became pregnant with their second daughter, Eugene Cho abruptly quit as assistant pastor at one of the largest ethnic churches in the region—Onnuri in Edmonds, which draws about 1,000 people of Korean descent every Sunday—leaving behind a steady salary and a confused congregation. | read more