Sure, they liked his preaching. And few could argue against blind people getting to see or lame men walking. But as Pastor Foley explains, the biggest issue Jesus faced during his three years of ministry was that his contemporaries who knew the Scriptures best (including John the Baptist) struggled to see how Jesus’ ministry fulfilled the promises of Scripture. And given that Jesus’ followers were socially undesirable and religiously outcasted, it all added up to a major credibility problem. How would he solve it?
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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.
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