From the Foleys
The North Korean Sparrow That Fell, and the God Who Noticed
Usually the prisoners we help at Voice of the Martyrs Korea are those who are jailed for their Christian faith. But that’s not the case with Mr. Lee.
Mr. Lee is a North Korean defector incarcerated in a South Korean prison. It was not his faith that put him there, but rather his attempt to pass counterfeit money here in Seoul.
Our North Korean Underground University (UU) students have been visiting Mr. Lee in his South Korean prison for the past 10 months. A considerable part of UU happens outside of the classroom, as UU students learn to do ministry today, reaching North Koreans with the gospel wherever North Koreans are found—including in prison in South Korea.
Though our students have visited Mr. Lee for ten months, he has remained stone-cold silent and seemingly unreachable.
Until this week. Finally, he opened his heart to share stories of his past with us.
What he shared was difficult to hear—even for our North Korean students...
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