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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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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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NCCK Visit to Pyongyang and Joint Worship

(From an NCCK news article I helped to translate into English) The 8.15 Joint Prayer Worship for Peace and Reunification of the Korean Peninsula was held at the Bong Su Church in Pyongyang with The National Council of Churches in … Continue reading

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NCCK Joint Worship for Peaceful Reunification

(from an NCCK news article I helped to edit into English) On Sunday August 10th, the NCCK Committee for Reconciliation and Unification along with 600 people from 11 member churches and affiliated organizations held a joint Sunday prayer worship service, … 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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Jeju Island Study Trip: Part 1

We take the YAVs on four big study trips/retreats during the one year they live with us in Daejeon. Our first trip was to Busan for the World Council of Churches Assembly. This time we went to Jeju Island. It … 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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Advent Devotional from Hyeyoung: Peace 평화

We wrote a couple of Advent devotionals for a friend’s series, so we are going to re-post them here for your enjoyment! Psalm 122:6-9 Pray that Jerusalem has peace: Let those who love you have rest. Let there be peace … Continue reading

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Prayer for Peace in the Korean Peninsula

The United States is currently involved in one of the longest wars of its history. This summer marks the 63rd anniversary of the beginning of the Korean War: June 25, 1950. Officially, the state of war never ended as the US … Continue reading

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Are we ready?

(Group picture of the mission co-workers) Kurt and I just got back from three-week intensive orientation/training in Louisville, Kentucky from January 14th through February 2nd. We were joined by other 11 mission co-workers including us who will be mission co-workers … Continue reading

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