Hebrew 12: 2, “… fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. For the joy set before him he endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.”
We thank you for all of your prayers. On June 5th the court dismissed our complaint. Now we have to pay about $48,000 as two and half years of back taxes. We will appeal the case for the arbitration court to reverse this decision. We also want the court to remove the designation of the land where the Bible house is situated as commercial land.
Key Verse Luke 13:18-19, “Then Jesus asked, ‘What is the kingdom of God like? What shall I compare it to? It is like a mustard seed, which a man took and planted in his garden. It grew and became a tree, and the birds perched in its branches.’”
Thank God for his grace, that he has been with us during one year in 2016. Thank God for his grace, that he has formed us through various shapes of trainings and refinements, and timely guided us to the word. I pray that we may look back on God's grace and prepare for the new year, 2017, through annual mission report.
M. Cesar Toledo (Guatemala) who married Maria Lee (C nation) (Now in Hanyang UBF, Korea) received God's first gift, Eunice Toledo Lee 2 days ago* (Earlier than 10 days as her weight already became more than 3.8 kg) through surgery.
Both mother and baby are well. M. Maria is looking for her name. Maybe on Monday night, in Korean time, she will leave hospital and go to a special maternal care center where postpartum women stay for recovery(* probably on May 25, noted by the editor).
On June 12th, 2017 Korea UBF held its National Director Resignation and Inauguration ceremony with full grace at Dr. Samuel Lee Hall at Jongro UBF Center, Seoul Korea.
About 400 UBF leaders attended and Dr. James Suh, Sh. Abraham Jung and Sh. Byeongdu Lee, who are the board members of Korea UBF, prayed. Sh. David Kim gave a farewell speech thanking God who has used him as Korea UBF national director for last 6 years based on John 17, and prayed that all Korea UBF leaders may be one in heart with the new director Sh. Moses Lee in serving Korea and world campus mission.
A beautiful house church was established between David Min jr (The first son of M. David and Susanna Min, LA UBF) and Soonsun Park (The second daughter of Keumsook Yang) on June 3th, 2017 at Hoan professor hall at Seoul National University in Seoul Korea.
We are delighted to present 3 second gen graduation in Boston UBF. Grace Oh graduated from Harvard Kennedy School of Government and Public Health on May 25, 2017, Isaac Jung graduated from Brookline High School on June 4, and Sharon Lincoln graduated from Arlington High School on June 3. Isaac Jung and Sharon Lincoln graduated with meritorious scholarships. Isaac Jung will attend Purdue University, and Sharon Lincoln decided to attend UMASS in Amherst.