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Forgiveness Is Like Surgery

Very few people give Peter credit. In Matthew 18:21-22, Peter asks Jesus how many times a person should forgive their enemy. He suggests seven times. Jesus says seven times seventy-times (or, in some translations, seventy-seven times.) Peter, if anything, is … Continue reading

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What the North Korean government understands about Christian martyrdom that we Christians sometimes forget

English language media today are reporting what at first sounds like predictable comments from North Korea’s state media: North Korea is displeased that its former captive Kenneth Bae is talking publicly and negatively about his time in a North Korean … Continue reading

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Pastor Han Chung-Ryeol (한충렬), Our Brother, Martyred April 30, 2016

I want to tell you about one of the great men of North Korea ministry upon the occasion of his martyrdom in Changbai, China this past Saturday, April 30, 2016. His name was Pastor Han Chung-Ryeol (한충렬). He was 49 … Continue reading

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