Land of The Rising Sun

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After a long trip with several connecting flights, missing luggage, and lay-overs in two different countries with their respective languages, the team finally made it to Japan to serve for a total of four weeks. Pastor Masato Ito and his wife, Nobuko-Sensei greeted the team and welcomed us to what would be a month of serving the community and church … Read More

A Precious Gift

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If you ever need to be reminded of the extraordinary power of prayer, watch a Korean pray.  There is nothing like it! Our friend Rachel Gwak told us that the Korean people believe they received prayer as gift from God. They are true prayer warriors and intercessors who get up at the crack of dawn to pray.  They will then … Read More

Seeing Without Sight, Hearing Without Sound…A Beautiful Mess!

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The Abante colleagues learned about a unique ministry through our mutual friend, Mrs. Lisa Nam of the Joyful Church. The Han Forest Restaurant operates as a byproduct of the Han Forest Church, and the majority of the employees are disabled. We had the opportunity to observe their business and serve in various simple tasks. Our team developed a good connection … Read More

2019 Lunar Year Celebrations

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Story written by Sydney Kahle Americans have large New Year’s Eve celebrations on the 31st of December, however here in Korea they have three days to celebrate this holiday. For these celebrations many Koreans will return to their hometowns to spend time with their relatives and honor their elders. However, because we did not have any family to go and … Read More

2019 Visit to Busan

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Adventure is a path. Real adventure – self-determined, self-motivated, often risky – forces you to have firsthand encounters with the world. The world the way it is, not the way you imagine it. Your body will collide with the earth and you will bear witness. In this way you will be compelled to grapple with the limitless kindness and bottomless … Read More

North Korean Refugee Children

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Yesterday I was clever, so I changed the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself. Story by Sydney Kahle We have had several different avenues of outreach while in South Korea, a meaningful one has been with North Korean refugee’ children. We have worked diligently to build relationships with them and to help them gain more independence … Read More

Dreaming of The Kingdom of God: Reflections From Our Trip to Gyeongju

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As you read this beautifully written story by our Korean friend Hui Eun Gwak (Rachel) about our day in the old city of Gyeongju, you will understand the passion Koreans have for their history. Rachel’s family brought us to Gyeongju-si to see the beautiful sites, and to learn about their ancestors’ history. They treated us to an authentic Korean meal, … Read More