Meet the Fearless Missionaries Who Defected From North Korea Only to Return With the Gospel

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reacts during the long-range strategic ballistic rocket Hwasong-12 (Mars-12) test launch in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on May 15, 2017.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reacts during the long-range strategic ballistic rocket Hwasong-12 (Mars-12) test launch in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on May 15, 2017. (KCNA via REUTERS/File Photo REUTERS)

North Korea is known notoriously for their strict regulations and limitations that they place on their citizens. In North Korea, Christians face some of the toughest persecution in the world. But that does not stop them from worshipping, or people from trying to evangelize.

In fact, Chinese missionaries congregate along the Chinese border every day hoping for a chance to share the gospel with someone. Regardless of the death that they might face, they continue to line the border each day in hopes of sharing the love of God with someone.

Rev. Kim Kyou Ho, head of the Chosen People Network in South Korea, stated that 10 border missionaries have died mysteriously over the past couple of years. He believes North Korea to be at fault for every single one of those deaths. They also face opposition on the Chinese side, as hundreds of missionaries have been imprisoned by the government.

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