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MISSIONARY SPOTLIGHT – Letter from Korea
May 1999

MISSIONARY SPOTLIGHT – Letter from Korea

Fourteen months ago the economic situation in Korea began to deteriorate rapidly and unexpectedly. Though there are now small signs of recovery, the economy has still a long way to go to get back to where it was. This crisis has burst the unreal, 'bubble' base of our national economy. It has made Koreans grapple…

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MISSIONARY SPOTLIGHT-A letter from Korea
January 1999

MISSIONARY SPOTLIGHT-A letter from Korea

This comes from a Korean pastor, partly in response to September ET's coverage of Korea. We are pleased to place it before our readers. Are there any other overseas Christians who want to respond to Missionary Spotlight?It is a great joy to 'meet' readers of ET for the first time, through this letter. As…

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September 1998

MISSIONARY SPOTLIGHT

South Korea(Republic of Korea)The church in South Korea todayThe church in South Korea today presents a very mixed picture. Her past history of faithful pioneering by American Presbyterian missionaries; her former, intense sufferings for the faith; and her present, large early-morning prayer meetings: are all well known. The church's piety, with nights of prayer,…

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September 1998

MISSIONARY SPOTLIGHT

South KoreaArea: 38,200 square miles. North Korea forms the northern boundary. Environment:Mainly mountainous, with a steep eastern coastline. The western coast has many islands and natural harbours. Most people live in the southern and western coastal areas. The climate is continental.Population:45 million (99% Korean); 11 million in Seoul (capital), 4.3 million in Pusan (main port)…

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