members, click to sign in..

4,701 active users!!Bandwidth
WEDNESDAY
JUL 23, 2014
Home
NewsSITE
Events & Blogs
New Audio & Video
Broadcasters
Local Church Finder
Live Webcasts
Sermons by Bible
Sermons by Topic
Sermons by Speaker
Sermons by Date
Staff Picks
CommentsALL -29 min
Top Sermons
VideosPDFs
Daily Log
PhotosNew Stuff!
Stores
Online Bible
Hymnal
Daily Reading
Our Services
Submit Sermon
Members Only

 
RELIGION, CURRENT EVENTS, TECHNOLOGY Subscribe to the breaking newsWhat is RSS?
FRONT PAGE  |  7/23/2014
THURSDAY, FEB 20, 2014  |  4 comments
Australian Christian Missionary Arrested in North Korea

John Short (shown), an Australian Christian missionary, was questioned at his hotel in North Korea’s capital of Pyongyang on February 16, and then detained by law-enforcement officials. Authorities had questioned him about Christian writings translated into Korean that he had in his possession.

Short’s wife, Karen, learned of her husband’s arrest from a friend who had traveled with Short in a tour group originating in China, and who returned to China on February 18.

In an interview with Reuters, Karen Short said that her husband had been open with North Korean officials about his Christian faith and read his Bible in front of government guides during his first trip there. “He won’t be intimidated by the Communists,” she said. ...


CLICK HERE to Read Entire Article
www.thenewamerican.com

|  START  |  Recommended sermons | more..
•  Persecution: In the USA? • Pastor Joseph LoSardo | 7/9/2006
•  A Massacre This Christmas?! • Rev Ian Brown | 12/22/2008
•  Remember The Prisoners • Albert N. Martin | 1/26/2003

   06/26/14  |  North Korea Deserves Unrelenting Attention for Unrelenting... • 5 comments
   06/07/14  |  North Korea Says It Has Detained an American Tourist for... • 1 comments
   06/03/14  |  North Korea Sentences South Korean Missionary, Kim Jung-wook, to... • 7 comments
   05/15/14  |  How Should We Address North Korea Human Rights Atrocities? • 10 comments
   04/01/14  |  Koreas trade fire • 2 comments
MORE RELATED ( NORTH KOREA ) NEWS | MORE..
   07/22/14  |  Christian Holocaust Underway in Iraq • 15 comments
   07/21/14  |  SermonAudio Tip: SermonAudio App v2.5.8 for Android Mobile... • 50 comments
   07/20/14  |  Christians Responsible for Most 'Hateful Internet Speech,' Says... • 77 comments
   07/19/14  |  Family Behind Hobby Lobby Has New Project: Bible Museum • 3 comments
   07/17/14  |  Passenger Jet Shot Down Over Ukraine • 24 comments
OTHER CHOICE NEWS | MORE..
   06/02/14  |  A Letter to SermonAudio From a Missionary to Haiti • 10 comments
   02/07/14  |  Bringing the Gospel of John to Every Home in Austin, TX • 31 comments
   01/07/14  |  SermonAudio Partners with RFC for the 2014 Family Conference at... • 1 comments
   01/01/14  |  Happy New Year from SermonAudio! • 29 comments
   12/10/13  |  SermonAudio Broadcaster Loses Historic Church Building To Fire • 3 comments
OTHER CHOICE NEWS | MORE..
   07/23/14  |  Patheos: Calvinism = Wahhabism? • 5 comments
   07/23/14  |  Welfare Cash for Weed
   07/23/14  |  Ken Ham Slams NASA Search for Extraterrestrial Life
   07/23/14  |  Obamacare Takes Devastating Blow as Appeals Court Throws Out Key... • 1 comments
   07/23/14  |  U.S. bans Israel flights, citing rocket attack
OTHER RECENT NEWS | MORE..

COMMENTS | show all | add new  
    Sorting Order:  
· Page 1 ·  Found: 4 user comment(s)
News Item3/3/14 3:26 PM
Jim Lincoln | Nebraska  Find all comments by Jim Lincoln
4

News Item2/21/14 2:08 PM
Jim Lincoln | Nebraska  Find all comments by Jim Lincoln
Onward Christian Soldiers is quite an interesting article, "there is hope," I'm glad you pointed it out
3

News Item2/20/14 2:59 PM
there is hope  Find all comments by there is hope
"It is relatively rare that North Korea arrests a foreign national, even rarer when one considers that a company like Nations Tour is hardly unique. The so-called “Business as Mission” movement, which instructs devout Christians to set up companies as vehicles for spiritual outreach, dates back to the 18th century but found new life at the beginning of the 21st. It’s a missionary model that, by definition, assumes a certain amount of risk for those setting out to reach the “unreached.” But the risks haven’t dissuaded the faithful from taking up the cause. Today, there is an extensive, well-financed network of for-profit missions, using shadowy front companies to evangelize in North Korea. Though precise numbers are impossible to pin down, missionary-businesspeople have set up a staggering breadth of enterprises, including tour agencies, bakeries, factories, farms, even schools and orphanages, all in the name of spreading the Good Word."
http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/foreigners/2013/11/christian_missionaries_in_north_korea_inside_the_front_companies_christians.html
2

News Item2/20/14 2:39 PM
Jim Lincoln | Nebraska  Find all comments by Jim Lincoln
Considering the source that SA used, I will put up another one, Family: Australian missionary detained in North Korea after carrying in Christian pamphlets.

One has to admire the Christian populations of Australia and South Korea, while much smaller than the professed Christian population of the United States, they seem to send out many missionaries and into difficult areas.

Frontline: Secret State of North Korea (Video) still seems to be on the Internet for viewing, it's quite good, but makes little or mention of Christian activity, being PBS I wonder why?

Ah, I see I ever John Birchite source, had a good article on this incidence, but naturally, had to use it as a propaganda piece to attack a Democratic President. Now, does Wild Billy Clinton deserved to be attacked, well I can think of in many ways he should (Oh, and also Baby-Face Bush), and even perhaps for not sinking the Pueblo when he had the chance, but should this condemnation be in this article, not really.

1
There are a total of 4 user comments displayed | add new comment |Subscribe to these comments
Last PostTotal
Christians Responsible for Most 'Hateful Internet Speech,'...
michael hranek from endicott, new york: " dolores take care and god be with you..."
-25 min 77 
Fate of Presbyterian Church USA Effort to Redefine Marriage to...
christopher000 from rhode island: "rodney k. from tennessee writes: 'this is what..."
-52 min 
Mimicking Supermodels, Christian Girls Posting Seductive...
pursuitoftruth: "lj writes: no, the problem is they are wicked little sinners..."
-2 hrs 28 


Psalter 243
Mark Pannell
Godly Repentance

The Righteousness of God
Sunday Service
Eager Avenue Grace Church
Play! | MP4 | RSS


E. A. Johnston
Underground Church In America

Ambassadors For Christ Intl-US
Special Meeting
Play! | MP3

Paul Hayden
Leprosy Cured, Sin Forgiven

Hope Chapel Redhill
Sunday - AM
Play! | MP3

Sponsor:
Paul Washer: "Most Useful Bible Study"

See what Paul Washer calls the most useful Bible study tool in hist­ory. Click here!
www.puritandownloads.com/pa..

Sermon: Strange Fire of Pope Francis!
Robert Rubino






                   
O Lord, help us to hear the serpents rattle before we feel its fangs. ... T. DeWitt Talmage

City: Austin, TX
Gospel of John
Cities | Local | Personal
MOBILE
iPhone + iPad New!
Church App New!
Android New!
Church App New!
Kindle + Nook New!
BlackBerry
Windows Mobile, Nokia
Chromecast TV New!
ROKU TV
Pebble Smartwatch New!
Kindle Reader


HELP
Knowledgebase
Broadcasters
Listeners
Q&A
Uploading Sermons
Uploading Videos
Webcasting
Tips & Tricks
YouTube Screencasts

FOLLOW
Weekly Newsletter
Staff Picks Feed
Site Notices New!
RSS | Twitter | Facebook
SERVICES | ALL
Local Church Finder | Info
MP3 Play & Download
Mobile Apps
Podcasting
Video Support
Live Webcasting
Transcription Service
HIFI Option
Business Cards
SOLO | MINI | Domains
Favorites
QR Codes
24x7 Radio Stream
INTEGRATION
Sermon Browser
HTML Codes
WordPress
Twitter
Facebook
Logos | e-Sword
SOAP API

BATCH
Transfer Agent
Protected Podcasts
Upload via Email
Auto-Upload Sermons
Auto-Blog Import
Picasa | FTP | Dropbox
ABOUT US
SermonAudio.com is the largest library of audio sermons from conservative churches and ministries worldwide. All broadcasters must adhere to the Articles of Faith.

Our Services | Testimonials
Broadcast With Us!
Support Us
Advertising | Local Ads
CONTACT
info@sermonaudio.com
Copyright © 2014 SermonAudio.com.