Author Archives: Pastor Foley

About Pastor Foley

The Reverend Dr. Eric Foley is CEO and Co-Founder, with his wife Dr. Hyun Sook Foley, of Voice of the Martyrs Korea, supporting the work of persecuted Christians in North Korea and around the world and spreading their discipleship practices worldwide. He is the former International Ambassador for the International Christian Association, the global fellowship of Voice of the Martyrs sister ministries. Pastor Foley is a much sought after speaker, analyst, and project consultant on the North Korean underground church, North Korean defectors, and underground church discipleship. He and Dr. Foley oversee a far-flung staff across Asia that is working to help North Koreans and Christians everywhere grow to fullness in Christ. He earned the Doctor of Management at Case Western Reserve University's Weatherhead School of Management in Cleveland, Ohio.

Martyrs: Not bold or noble, but foolish and weak

The way of the cross is the essential context for a biblical understanding of martyrdom. We wrongly associate martyrdom with bold and noble action on the part of the martyr: We think of the martyr as enduring persecution and torture, … Continue reading

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India: Police blame stoning death of 16-year old Christian on pastor-father’s “sorcery”

Police in Odisha State, India this week claimed that the June death by stoning of a 16-year old boy was caused not by his conversion to Christianity but by suspicions that the boy’s father, a pastor, was a sorcerer who … Continue reading

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Notes to myself during this ongoing police investigation

This week I am scheduled to appear at the police station for my fourth day of investigation on charges related to our balloon launching work. I have decided not to make any public comment on the investigation while it is … Continue reading

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