Key verse: Psalms 121,1-2 “I lift up my eyes to the hills. Where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth.”
I. Review of Greek ministry: The year of birth and growth
Since the beginning of pioneering our ministry, which started in 1991, we faced a big challenge in the year 2015 due to health problems of the first missionary, Lydia Lee. After overcoming these kinds of trial by faith and prayer, God blessed us richly the next year.
On February 18th thru the 19th, 2017 eight Korean chapters jointly held a pre-spring conference at Daewoong Management Development Institute, Yongin. The eight Korean chapters were Jongro-1, Jongro-2, Jongro-7, Gwanak-3, Gwanak-5, Hwarang, Bugak and Anseong. About 420 people attended the conference. The theme of the conference was "But Even If He Does Not," from Daniel 3:17-18.
Hebrews 13:13: “Let us, then, go to him outside the camp, bearing the disgrace he bore"
At the end of 2015, our ministry became stagnant. Not only did existing members show little signs of spiritual growth but there were also no new members who made any real commitment to study the Bible. We needed a fresh approach. We needed to come out of our problems and conflicts. We needed to leave legalistic ways and customs behind and newly go to Jesus.
Key Verse: 2 Peter 1:19 “We also have the prophetic message as something completely reliable, and you will do well to pay attention to it, as to a light shining in a dark place, until the day dawns and the morning star rises in your hearts.”