Category Archives: NCCK Work

The Shalom God Has Envisioned

“Kurt, thank you for sending us the translation of the communiqué last night; however, we have made some changes again. We need you to spend your lunch translating the new version so that we can have a draft ready for … Continue reading

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A Lifetime of Peacemaking: Rev. Lee Moon-Sook

“I remember when I first started working here at the New Family Magazine offices and these streets were filled with people and with tear gas,” Rev. Lee Moon-Sook said as she gestured toward the streets while she and I (Kurt) … Continue reading

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Following the SK President to NK

Merry Christmas to you all. We hope you find the story in this letter to be an example of the hope of Advent. Despite the peace process being currently stalled because of the US increasing sanctions on North Korea, releasing … Continue reading

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Inspiration of the Korean Church’s 1988 Declaration

Our international gathering began with prayer and a devotion. Then Rev. Shin, Seung-min, my supervisor, announced that a South Korean government delegation had returned from a visit to North Korea and declared their meeting a success. The delegation would also … Continue reading

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Transforming Hate to Love

Dr. David Suh sat next to me as listeners around the world heard him tell those taking part in our webinar about the moment he met the son of his father’s greatest enemy, the chairperson of the Korean Christian Federation … Continue reading

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NCCK Peace Treaty US Tour Report

“There is a hidden history of Korea that most US Americans know nothing about. Even I learn something knew all the time although I stopped working for the State Department a long time ago,” remarked Dr. John Merrill of the … Continue reading

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2016 Joint North-South Prayer for Peace

Every year the Christians in South Korea and the Christians within the official church of North Korea write a joint prayer for overcoming conflict and moving to respectful reconciliation. Today in Korea is August 15th, the anniversary of both liberation … Continue reading

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