Category Archives: Prayers

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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2015 Joint North-South Prayer and Worship Liturgy (8.15 Anniversary)

This coming August 15th, 2015 will mark 70 years since Korea’s liberation from Japanese colonial control as well as Korea’s division into two zones based on the decision of US and Soviet Union officials (with Koreans conspicuously absent). Thus began … Continue reading

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Advent Thoughts 2014

My mind is a-swirl with the mess that seems to be the state of the world at the end of this strange year. The world seems to be twisting and turning… but in which direction? Where shall we find the … Continue reading

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Joint Peace Prayer (text only)

Today is Liberation Day on the Korean Peninsula. May they be liberated from division and war. Let us pray the prayer composed together by Christians in the North and in the South:   God of Love! It has been 25 … Continue reading

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Joint Prayer for Peace and Reunification

In a few weeks the entire peninsula of Korea will honor the memory of Liberation Day from Japanese Colonialism on August 15th, 1945. This will be a celebration full of mixed feelings as this day also marks the moment when … Continue reading

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Prayer for Peace on 6/25

Today, June 25th, marks the day commonly recognized as the beginning of the Korean War when international powers dragged the Korean Peninsula back into conflict, except this time within itself.  As part of my job with the NCCK, I come … Continue reading

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Advent Devotional: To You in Rome

Another devotion written for a friend. Thanks to Katie Snipes Lancaster for the images as well! Romans 1:1-7 From Paul, a slave of Christ Jesus, called to be an apostle and set apart for God’s good news. God promised this … Continue reading

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