Category Archives: beginning

Not Something to Be Exploited

Greetings in the name of Jesus, the Transformer! Hyeyoung, Sahn, and I are finally settling down into something of a rhythm in our life and work in Daejeon, Korea. After several months of preparation, our four Young Adult Volunteers (YAVs) … Continue reading

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I Feel Like a Foreigner Who Speaks Really Good Korean….

One of my prayer concerns I had before I left the U.S.A. was to have a smooth transition in dealing with reverse culture shock. I have lived in the US for about 10 years before I moved to Korea. I … Continue reading

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Arrival in Korea and Daejeon

Our big transition has finally come, and we are still trying to settle in to our home in Daejeon. Sahn did a fairly good job on the 14 hour plane ride, but he didn’t really sleep as much as we … Continue reading

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What Will Your YAVs Be Doing?

The Young Adult Volunteer Program of the PC(USA) sends U.S. young adults to sites all over the world to volunteer and be immersed in different communities for an entire year. Korea has already been a YAV site for two years … Continue reading

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What Our Work Might Look Like

In visiting churches and congregations, one question we’ve been asked a number of times is: “What will you actually be doing there? What will your days look like?” Because we are not in Korea yet, and we have not started … Continue reading

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