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 also the 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.

“Big Data” church surveillance: the COVID legacy we need to prepare for now

Churches are surviving the Coronavirus, but the next test—increased government monitoring and oversight of church activities and leaders—may prove to be more difficult and longer lasting. The South Korean government is receiving high praise from other governments around the world … Continue reading

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Online/Offline Worship and the Future of Christian Persecution in the Free World

2 Timothy 2:9 proclaims, “The word of God is not bound.” Many try to bind it, but the word of God always breaks free! Today, in more than 70 countries around the world, governments are attempting to “bind” the word. … Continue reading

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What the Church once knew about health and safety but is always in danger of forgetting

The church has now entered into dangers far greater and longer lasting than those presented by any virus. We have ceded to the state the right to define for the church the meanings of health and safety, and we have … Continue reading

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