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North Korea Persecution Update: Romans 8:28 still works in NK

Have the North Korea/South Korea/US "Peace Talks" changed anything for Christians in North Korea? The general consensus: Not for the better. They've actually been used by the North Korean government as an occasion for accelerating the reputation building of Kim Jung Un domestically. The youngest Kim, whose published exploits are beginning to rival those of ...

Are you sure you want a prophet’s reward?

In Matthew 10:41 Jesus says, “He who receives a prophet in the name of a prophet receives a prophet’s reward.” A prophet’s reward. Our eyes and mind go right past that phrase without thinking too much about it. We hear “prophet’s reward” and think, “big reward”—something really good. So in our mind the passage becomes ...

The New Wave of Christian Persecution in China is Producing a New Wave of North Korean Missionaries from the Most Unusual Backgrounds

2018 marked a new wave of Christian persecution in China--a coordinated, country-wide offensive against the church in both its registered and unregistered forms. One battle in that larger war has been the identification and expulsion of South Korean missionaries. As a result, North Koreans, who have typically learned about Christianity from two sources--Korean missionaries and ...

기독교 박해 5개 종교권

한국 VOM이 분류한 기독교 박해 지도는 5개 종교권으로 구분되며, 여러분이 전에 보셨던 지도들과 다릅니다. 그것은 ‘핍박 지역 밖에’ 사는 기독교인을 위한 기도 안내서가 아니라 “통치자들과 권세들과 이 어둠의 세상 주관자들과 하늘에 있는 악의 영들을 상대로”(엡 6:12) 오랜 싸움을 하고 있는 기독교인을 위한 전략 지침입니다. 우리는 종종 핍박받는 기독교인들을, 사악한 정치 제도와 사회를 피해서 숨으려 애쓰는 ...