American Missionary Detained In North Korea Inspired By Biography (BosNewsLife Investigation)
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA (BosNewsLife)-- A young American missionary, who has reportedly been detained for illegally entering North Korea on Christmas Day, was inspired to go there by a biography about the "first Christian martyr" of present day North Korea, suggested an e-mail obtained by BosNewsLife Sunday, December 27.
BREAKING NEWS: US Missionary Enters North Korea With Appeal For Leader
By BosNewsLife Asia Service with BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA (BosNewsLife)-- A 28-year-old American Christian missionary has entered North Korea to urge leader Kim Jong Il to repent and release political prisoners and others persecuted for their faith, fellow activists said Saturday December 26.
BREAKING NEWS: North Korean Christians: ‘Children Die On Streets’ (UPDATE)
(ADDS BACKGROUND, DETAILS, CHANGING LEAD) By BosNewsLife Correspondents Eric Leijenaar reporting from the Netherlands and Stefan J. Bos at BosNewsLife News Center PYONGYANG/AMSTERDAM (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in North Korea said Wednesday, November 25, a massive famine has broken out in their autocratic-ruled nation with many children "dying" while security forces send malnourished people to labor camps for allegedly refusing to join the "100-Day Battle."
URGENT BREAKING NEWS: North Korean Christians: ‘Children Die On Streets’
By Eric Leijenaar, BosNewsLife Senior Special Correspondent PYONGYANG/AMSTERDAM (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in North Korea said Wednesday, November 23, a massive famine has broken in their autocratic-ruled nation with many children "dying" while security forces send malnourished people to prison camps for refusing to join "100 days of battle." (MORE)
Millions Pray For Persecuted Church
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife BUDAPEST/WASHINGTON (BosNewsLife)-- Millions of Christians from Vancouver to Vladivostok were praying Sunday, November 8, for persecuted Christians, amid reports of increased repression in several countries around the world.
Americans Free But Thousands Still Jailed, Executed In North Korea
By BosNewsLife Asia Service with BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos SEOUL/PYONGYANG (BosNewsLife)-- An international Christian advocacy group welcomed Wednesday, August 5, North Korea's decision to release American journalists Euna Lee and Laura Ling but warned that at least 200,000 religious and political prisoners remain behind bars in labor camps across the isolated Communist nation, where executions of inmates continue.
Churches Pray For North Korea After Gospel Groups Visit Isolated Nation
Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife with BosNewsLife Asia Service SEOUL/PYONGYANG (BosNewsLife)-- Churches around the world were to participate in the International Day of Prayer for North Korea Monday, April 27, shortly after two American Christian bands received awards for their performance in the isolated nation, organizers said.
Thousands Of North Korean Christians Receive Food And Secret Training
Eric Leijenaar, BosNewsLife Senior Special Correspondent SEOUL/AMSTERDAM (BosNewsLife)-- Thousands of North Korean Christians have received food and Christian education from a major Western organization, despite fresh attempts by North Korea's leadership to crackdown on foreign aid, BosNewsLife established Wednesday, March 18.
North Korea Christians To Attend ‘Underground University’
Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife
WASHINGTON/SEOUL (BosNewsLife)-- An American mission group said Thursday, February 12, it has launched an 'Underground University' to help exiled North Koreans to return and evangelize in North Korea or to spread Christianity among North Koreans in other countries, including in China.