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Sharing The Gospel In Her North Korean Hometown, For The First Time In Seven Years

Posted by Rev. Tim Dillmuth on

Many well-meaning Westerners have traveled to North Korea for purposes related to teaching, sightseeing or even evangelism.  We are always very purposeful in telling people, in no uncertain terms, to not visit North Korea. Our reasoning relates, not to the danger, but to the uniformed...

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What Is The Bible? Here's How We Explain It In Our New North Korean/English Parallel Version

Posted by Rev. Eric Foley on

North Koreans have no concepts of a spiritual world, of sin and forgiveness, of prayer, or of a transcendent, eternal deity. (Even when Kim Il Sung is worshiped, he is not mistaken for a transcendent, eternal deity but rather is revered Confucian-style as the great ancestor of the North Korean...

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Rev. Richard Wurmbrand Taught Us That Doing The Word Is Both Necessary And Dangerous

Posted by Rev. Tim Dillmuth on

After being released from prison after serving eight-and-a-half years of a twenty year sentence, Rev. Richard Wurmbrand was ready for some rest and relaxation.  He said, Now that I was free, I longed in the depths of my heart for quietness and rest.  But communism was working...

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Send a Personal Message Of Christ’s Love To Over 2 Million North Koreans

Posted by Rev. Tim Dillmuth on

Would you like to send a personal message of God’s love to over 2 million North Koreans?  My wife and I recently had the opportunity to do that at the recording studio in our South Korean office. VOM Korea provides North Korean Christians with one of the strongest (200kW) shortwave...

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Here's My Doctoral Dissertation Summarized In 148 Words, Plus My List Of The 120 Best References On North Korea

Posted by Rev. Eric Foley on

Doctoral dissertations are, as a rule, boring to everyone except for the person who wrote them. It would be conceit to assume that my own dissertation is otherwise. Still, there are a few reasons for me to share it with you. First, I think anyone who interviews North Koreans, North Korean...

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Suicide Or Mission: The Choice Facing More North Koreans Than You Might Guess

Posted by Rev. Tim Dillmuth on

Post by Pastor Tim - When LSY defected to South Korea she was investigated by the National Intelligence Service Center, like all of the other North Korean defectors. Even though she was already a Christian, she was physically and emotionally weak. She began to have suicidal thoughts. She...

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Exciting New Developments On Our North Korean Radio Broadcasts

Posted by Rev. Tim Dillmuth on

A few weeks ago during my most recent trip to Seoul, I came into the VOM Korea office on everyone’s day off expecting to quietly work on a few things.  No sooner had I sat down at the desk, when four people came through our office door.  These four individuals were a mix of staff...

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We Are Always In Greater Danger Of Becoming Lukewarm Than Of Being Martyred

Posted by Rev. Eric Foley on

One of the most common questions I receive from Christians in prosperous countries is, “How can we prepare for increasing persecution?” I actually hear this question more and more each year, perhaps due to reports which assert that persecution of Christians is increasing dramatically...

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Recent North Korean Defector Christian - "I Don't Know What A Prayer Request Is!"

Posted by Rev. Tim Dillmuth on

Every Saturday, a small group of new North Korean Christians meet together in our Underground Technology (UT) classes.  All of them attend an evangelical church--it's a requirement for admission to UT--but most of the churches in Korea struggle to know how to disciple defectors. As a...

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Martyrs, Revelation, and the Stockdale Paradox: A Jesus Primer on Good Hope and Bad Hope

Posted by Rev. Eric Foley on

There is good Christian hope and bad Christian hope, alternatively known as real hope and false hope. The world–rightly–accuses Christians of trafficking in much false hope, and this is an unfortunate result of our not reading our own book which provides ample instruction in...

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