Tag Archives: Korean culture

Connections Letter: God is in Korea

Greetings friends, family, and supporters, An entire year of Young Adult Volunteers (YAVs) in Korea with us has passed and a new set of young adults has already hit full speed in struggling to adapt to a new culture. Also, … Continue reading

Posted in Mission Connections Letters | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Child of Several Cultures

White Person in USA: “Wow, Sahn is so beautiful! He looks just like his mother. You know, mixed children usually look like the (insert non-white descriptor) parent.” Korean person in Korea: “He is so cute! Very good looking… he looks just … Continue reading

Posted in Reflection | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Jeju Island Study Trip Part 2: The Beauty of Jeju

This gallery contains 29 photos.

We are going to do this reflection on Jeju Island in four parts, I have decided; because I feel like I shouldn’t give you two Han-filled posts in a row. I will mix in some scenery before another sad story. … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Letter for Advent: WCC Assembly

Greetings to you in the name of Jesus the Christ! The seasons are progressing here in Daejeon, Korea as trees are changing color and the mountains surrounding our city are calling us to come and walk their paths. We are … Continue reading

Posted in Mission Connections Letters | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

First Itineration Sermon

This is the text of the sermon Hyeyoung and I gave together on our itineration visits before we left the U.S. for Korea. It gives you a sense of our call story, and what we see as part of the … Continue reading

Posted in About Us, The call | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in beginning, Mission Connections Letters | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in beginning, Reflection | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment