Category Archives: John Ross

VOMK partners with NK defectors to prepare “Readers Edition” of Korea’s first Bible

2022 marks the 140-year anniversary of the release of the first portion of scripture ever translated into the Korean language: Missionary John Ross’ Gospel of Luke, first published in 1882 and smuggled into Korea from Moukden, China (today’s Shenyang). We … Continue reading

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Today’s Most Effective North Korean Missionary: A 19th Century Scot

Here’s a piece I wrote with Release International’s Scotland Area Representative James Fraser following Dr. Foley’s and my recent visit. Every year, hundreds of South Korean and Chinese tourists flock to Scotland. They come for the customary reasons: to see … Continue reading

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