Carrying out the Great Commission of Jesus by sending missionaries based on Matthew 28:19-20.


From the onset, UBF has emphasized world mission in obedience to Jesus’ great commission “Go and make disciples of all nations.…” (Matthew 28:19). As of 2019, over 1,800 layman missionaries have been sent out to more than 90 countries in order to advance God’s kingdom. One of our main prayer topics is to send out 100,000 missionaries to 233 countries by 2041.

World Mission Department (WMD) is a part of UBF headquarters organization commissioned by General Director. The primary task of WMD is to support UBF world mission ministries by:

  • Supporting new generation programs and inspiring young people to engage in world mission
  • Facilitating short term mission activities
  • Training and supporting short term, long term and silver missionaries
  • Conducting research and proposing mission strategies for unreached nations
  • Producing and disseminating education materials
  • Promoting effective communications and match-making among internal entities
  • Collaborating with other world mission entities within and outside of UBF
  • Raising funds for world mission activities

Department Structure

  • Executive team: Department Chair, Committee Chairs, Coordinator
  • Advisory group: GD and former executive team members
  • Committees:
    • Short Term Mission Committee (Moses Noh)
    • Long Term Mission Committee (Juan Seo)
    • Missionary Education and Training Committee (Ezra Cho)
    • Silver Mission Committee (Richard Choi)
    • New Generation Program Committee
    • Continuing Missionary Training (CME) Committee (Samuel H. Lee)
    • IT/ Social Media Mission Committee (Joseph Cho)
    • Chicago World Mission Committee (James Ahn)