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What the North Korean government understands about Christian martyrdom that we Christians sometimes forget

Posted by Rev. Eric Foley on

English language media today are reporting what at first sounds like predictable comments from North Korea's state media: North Korea is displeased that its former captive Kenneth Bae is talking publicly and negatively about his time in a North Korean prison camp, and unless he stops talking in ...

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What it Takes to Live for Christ in Myanmar

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Pastor John Biak continued his testimony with stories of how he and the missionaries of Restoration Myanmar Mission, the mission he leads, worked to share the gospel under persecution and difficulties. In Myanmar, sharing the gospel is one thing, accepting it is another. One cannot follow Jesus ...

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God Remembered

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Pastor John Biak from Myanmar visited us early in May as a part of our 2016 Martyr’s Spirit Speakers Series where he shared his testimony of how he came to know the Lord and eventually became a missionary in his own country. Of all the things from his testimony that are worth praising God ...

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How To Love Your Enemies: Let Your Body Lead And Your Brain Follow

Posted by Rev. Eric Foley on

Christians sometimes say about their enemy, "I don't hate him anymore." But this is not what Jesus calls us to. Jesus doesn't say, "Don't hate your enemy." He says, "Love your enemy." Dr. Berhane Asmelash, Director of Release Eritrea and longtime friend, has been visiting us in Korea this ...

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Who is the Main Character in Your Life?

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Both passages below are about Moses. Think about the differences in these stories as you read along. Acts 7:23-29“When Moses was forty years old, he decided to visit his own people, the Israelites. He saw one of them being mistreated by an Egyptian, so he went to his defense and avenged him ...

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Thankfulness In All Situations - Lessons Learned In An Eritrean Prison

Posted by Rev. Tim Dillmuth on

How do you react when things don’t go your way? Do you grumble and complain? Does your face grimace to reveal your displeasure? Do you become angry and snap at those around you? Or do you do all things without grumbling and disputing (Philippians 2:14)? Do you give thanks in all situations ...

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Look for God and You Will Find Him

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What is the first image that comes to mind when you think about God? Do you picture a loving father who welcomes His children with open arms or is He more like a fickle spiritual being somewhere out in the universe that sometimes chooses or chooses not to intervene with the events of this world? ...

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Disciple is Spelled With an “F”: A Diagnostic Rap For Those Engaged In Ministry

Posted by Rev. Eric Foley on

This month Dr. Foley and I celebrate the college graduations of our two youngest children, both of whom will be headed to seminary in the US this fall after interning with Voice of the Martyrs Korea over the summer. Typically it is the role of parents to say wise things to their children in such ...

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Nigerian Pastor: Satan Prowls Around like a Roaring Lion, Seeking Someone to Devour

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“Sometimes, I feel like the captain of a sinking ship,” began Pastor Daniel. In northern Nigeria, where Boko Haram swept through like a plague, Pastor Daniel Dogo Awayi’s church and congregation suffered and still continue to face horrific violence on a daily basis. Following ...

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North Korean Government Desecrates Grave Of Underground Christian Because It Was In The Shape Of A Cross

Posted by Rev. Tim Dillmuth on

"Learning about Jesus is better than gold." These are the words that Mrs. Oh uses to describe her time learning about God in Underground Technology (UT) so far. Before Mrs. Oh became a UT student, we visited her in her home. She shared with us that she and her whole family were underground ...

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