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The Surprising Reason Kim Il Sung Rejected Christianity (And What Christians Should Do About It)

It’s well established that North Korea’s founder and eternal president Kim Il Sung grew up in a Christian home with a pastor for a grandfather and a church elder for a father. It is less well known that when Kim … Continue reading

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Why No Arab Spring For North Korea? (Or, You Can Take The North Korean Out Of North Korea, But…)

Balloons bombarding North Korea with flyers from the outside world… Ordinary North Korean citizens boldly rebuking soldiers… Assassination attempts on North Korea’ unassailable leader… Is there a “North Korean Spring” in the offing? PBS recently ran a documentary, Secret State … Continue reading

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How Is North Korea’s Juche Ideology Similar To Christianity?

As an officially atheistic government, North Korea refuses to call Juche–the official ideology of the North Korean state–a religion, but the truth is that it bears all the markings of one.  Even more, it shares extensive similarities with Christianity. Consider … Continue reading

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