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The Gospel Pours Forth From North Korea To The World

Posted by Rev. Eric Foley on

A man wrote me recently, "Oh, how I long for the day when the gospel will pour into North Korea!" I replied, "Oh, how I long for the day when the world will receive the gospel that is today pouring forth from North Korea!" He never wrote back.  

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God Created the Heavens and the Earth

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Paul summarizes the essence of Christianity in Acts 17:16-32 as he speaks before the meeting of the Areopagus. He begins by introducing the fact that God created the heavens and the earth, which is foundational to our Christian faith. This one simple truth mandates not only the way we relate to...

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Belarus Pastor: Why A Hostile World May Be The Best Place For Christians

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Pastor Dmitry Lazuta from Belarus visited Voice of the Martyrs Korea as a part of the 2016 Martyr’s Spirit Speakers Series to share about church growth in the midst of oppression and the meaning of suffering for Christians.  From his experience of being a Christian under both...

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Let Jesus Be Your Teacher

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With podcasts of sermons of famous preachers like John Piper now accessible on the internet or a smartphone, listening to sermons is no longer tied to a specific location or time. It has also become an alternative to actually reading the Word for some of us. Hearing the Word of God preached has...

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North Koreans, South Koreans and Americans Are All By Nature Captive to the Kingdom of Darkness

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Just because you live in America or South Korea doesn’t mean you are free! The Bible teaches that all humanity is by nature captive to the kingdom of darkness . . . North Koreans, Egyptians, Sudanese, Americans and South Koreans are all the same! Jesus Christ took on human form and became...

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A Force More Oppressive Than Even The North Korean Regime Has Held Humanity Captive

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Estimates are that 10% of naturalized North Koreans (i.e., North Korean defectors with South Korean citizenship) are kidnapped back into North Korea from China.  These NKs are often held by officials until someone pays a ransom. Although this situation is a problem for North Koreans, Pastor...

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The Only Person In The Bible Who Proposes Using Humanitarian Aid For Evangelistic Purposes Is...Satan. Jesus' Alternative?

Posted by Rev. Eric Foley on

It appears more and more tacitly assumed in missionary circles these days that the gospel message in and of itself is a rather difficult thing to introduce unadorned in non-Christian cultures and that humanitarian aid—e.g., clinics, clean water wells, schools, business-as-mission...

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Kim Kyo-Shin: Freedom On The Outside Is Meaningless Without Freedom On The Inside

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Kim Kyo-shin, an early Korean Christian said, “The Bible and the Korean nation are like two souls in one body.” He meant that it wasn’t possible to experience freedom as a Korean, unless freedom in Christ was experienced first.  Kim Kyo-shin led many Koreans to freedom in...

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First Leader of North Korea Was Not Kim Il-Sung, It Was a Christian Man Named Cho Man-Sik

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One of the early leaders in Korean Christianity was originally a businessman who liked to drink and get into fights. After he became a Christian, he was completely changed. He stopped drinking, he stopped getting into fights and he gave up his business to become a teacher. Cho Man-Sik was not...

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Video - Discipleship is the same in North Korea and South Korea

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Pastor Foley and Dr. Foley talk about how discipleship is not all that different in North and South Korea.  In both countries, many people follow things like money, power and happiness.  Contrary to the world’s way of discipleship, Jesus said that if you seek to save your life...

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