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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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Toward a Korean Peace Treaty

The beating of the drums and cymbals sent the performers dressed in black and white with yellow, blue, and red sashes circling around the pit. Catherine, Tom, and I were sat down in the shade at the Yongin Korean Folk … Continue reading

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NCCK Statement on the January 6 North Korean Nuclear Test

I am sharing the statement that I helped the NCCK revise regarding the nuclear test North Korea just conducted to which the US responded by flying a B-52 bomber near the border, which could have been carrying a nuclear weapon. … Continue reading

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Advent and God’s Presence

Every Advent I spend my time thinking about the hope of peace in the Korean context. I think about my work with the National Council of Churches and their Reconciliation and Unification Committee. The end of the year 2015 will … 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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Connections Letter: Women Cross DMZ

Hello friends across the world. We bring you greetings of shalom in the name of Jesus the Prince of Peace. Summer has come to set up in Korea, and the humidity is beginning to take hold. Every now and then … Continue reading

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