The spread of the gospel is usually attributed to foreign missionaries, but the story is different on this Asian peninsula.
W e tend to think that Christianity entered foreign lands only due to missionary work. Not so in Korea. Until the late 19th century, the mountainous Korean Peninsula was governed tightly by a Confucian tradition and closed off to most foreigners. Missionaries found it difficult to penetrate the reclusive nation, focusing instead on Korea’s larger neighbors, China and Japan.
North Korea's supreme leader, Kim Jong Un has reportedly ordered the execution of 33 people for converting to Christianity and receiving money from a South Korean Baptist missionary to start 500 underground churches.
Convicted of working for YWAM, Christian tour operator was longest-imprisoned American since Korean War. Good news for concerned Christians observing Sunday's International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church (IDOP): Missionary ...
A 75-year-old Australian missionary, John Short, who was arrested in North Korea last month allegedly due to his Christian work, reached Beijing Monday after he was released by authorities. American Christian Kenneth Bae remains in ...
The Korean office for Voice of the Martyrs announced at a press conference earlier this week that the Christian missionary organization will be sending Bibles into the southern part of North Korea.