North Korea more afraid of Christians than nuclear weapons
A new short documentary film exposes the challenges North Korean Christians have endured in a nation where millions have never even heard the name of Jesus. Despite severely repressive conditions, pastors and scholars are envisioning a new future for the repressed nation.
As the State Department's Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom was held just miles away, the film "Humanity Denied: Religious Freedom in North Korea" from the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission was shown for the first time at the Senate Dirksen building Thursday. Preceding the film, a panel of experts spoke on the situation in the Far East country.
"The situation in North Korea is absolutely dire," said Olivia Enos, a policy analyst in Asian studies at the Heritage Foundation, noting that credible reports consistently rank North Korea as the worst place in the world for Christians and anyone of any faith in terms of...
The Kim dynasty is well aware of the potential impact of the Gospel. Pyongyang used to be called the "Jerusalem of the East" prior to WW II. There was a huge missionary presence using the city as a base of operations to reach the region. After 70 years of oppressive rule, Christians still exist there and efforts reach out from South Korea to reach their northern neighbor with the Gospel.
It sure does. NK, like other communist nations, doesn't want people to discover the truth that communism is just a criminal enterprise, like piracy, the mafia, drug pushers, or other forms of thuggery. They want the myth that it is a political philosophy to continue.
Christianity has the power of God behind it. The omnipresent Spirit can change a person from the inside out, and his power is irresistible. Oops, that is the irresistible grace of God, when he lights on someone, in accordance with his own purpose and will.