It’s happening yet again. North Korea’s despotic leader, Kim Jong Un, is breathing threats of annihilation against South Korea and the United States. The media loves reporting this all-too-usual story to audiences anxiously concerned about the risks of nuclear confrontation, because fear generates good ratings, and good ratings generate advertising dollars.
Below are just a few of the many testimonies we receive about lives being impacted and transformed by the North Korean Christians Ministry of Heaven’s Family.
Michelle held onto Rin’s hand tightly, but her dying friend could no longer reciprocate. There would be no coming back from the clutches of death this time. Michelle’s only comfort was in the knowledge that she was releasing her dear friend into much more capable hands—the hands of her Heavenly Father.
Ruled by a maniacal dictator and cut off from the outside world, the citizens of North Korea are continually barraged by state propaganda and brain-washing that teaches them that their leader is a god deserving of their worship.
Far off the busy South Korean streets, our small Heaven's Family team quietly sits opposite Hana, a North Korean escapee who met with us to tell her story. Hana absent-mindedly fidgets with the scarf around her neck as she sits awkwardly, visibly uncomfortable. The scarf is much too warm for this late-spring rendezvous, but very effective for covering her secret—a secret we are about to learn.