NORTH KOREA: Kim Dong Chul released with two others and flown to USA

  On 9 May, US businessman and missionary Kim Dong Chul was released, along with US citizens Kim Hak-song and Kim Sang-duk (also known as Tony Kim), who had also been detained in North Korea. They flew overnight to the USA with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who had been visiting Pyongyang to arrange a […]

Kim Dong Chul -North Korea

Hope for Kim Dong Chul  Hopeful news overnight from North Korea – Kim Dong Chul, a missionary and businessman serving a 10-year sentence, was moved from labour camp to a Pyongyang hotel amid speculation that he will be released soon.  Read more Copyright © 2018 Church in Chains, All rights reserved. You are receiving this email because you opted […]

Pray for Pastor Kim, Who Helps Trafficked North Korean Women

Aug. 17, 2017 | Korea, North Every year, hundreds of North Korean women are sold in China either as prostitutes or as wives for Chinese men. These women are enslaved in brothels or homes, and if caught outside they are sent back to North Korea, where they are likely to face harsh punishment. Because these […]

One North American Pastor in North Korea released*

UPDATES Kim Dong Chul A Korean-American recently appearing on television in North Korean custody has been identified according to both Reuters and CNN as Christian pastor Kim Dong Chul, formerly of Fairfax, Virginia. The pastor, if confirmed, would be the second westerner to be held captive by the North Korean regime after Canadian pastor Hyeon-Soo […]

Pray for the Spread of the Gospel to North Korea Through Radio Broadcasts

May. 19, 2017 | Korea, North A new shortwave radio program created by North Korean defectors and VOM is reaching an estimated 2 million North Koreans nightly. Each 90-minute program includes a Scripture reading, encouraging messages from Christians around the world, readings from Pastor Richard Wurmbrand’s Tortured for Christ and a recitation of the Nicene […]

Never forget North Korea

The Worst:North Korea North Korea’s hatred of Christianity has condemned hundreds of thousands of Christians to death over the decades and it is estimated that they currently have 30,000 to 70,000 Christians imprisoned in the dreaded penal camps. Christians not in the camps are extremely wary and hiding in the shadows. DPRK (Democratic People’s Republic […]

Can we close North Korea’s death camps?

100,000 people are held in camps in North Korea. Most will die of cold, disease, torture or execution. View this email online A living hell for 100,000 people – and North Korea pretends they don’t exist. Of which between 50,000 and 70,000 (estimate) are Christians.  Any  Korean or Chinese who help defectors are liable to […]