“What’s wrong with this picture: 50 miles north of here is possibly the worst human rights situation, including Christian persecution in the entire world, and here we are in South Korea living a lifestyle that’s probably on par with the United States and Europe,” says pastor Tim Peters, a missionary in South Korea. More
In reaction to the kidnapping of South Korean church members, Christian groups there are scaling back operations in dangerous parts of the world. It's a significant decision considering South Korean churches send out about 17,000 members on missions each year. As a result, there has been a phenomenal growth and political activism of Christianity in South Korea.
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He is one of the few outsiders to be allowed into the Democratic People's Republic of Korea in the past 50 years, and he is deeply concerned about the situation.