Category: Early Members Tell Their Stories

The Bold Lady Evangelist – Part 2

Mrs. Youn Il-soon In I956, Youn Il-soon joined the Unification Church. Most of her extended family had already become members, but Miss Youn still belonged to the Methodist Church. For many months, she observed her family members and the Unification Church’s activities, even informing her own church about what she saw and heard....

A Bold Lady Evangelist – Part 1

Mrs. Youn Il-soon In I956, Youn Il-soon joined the Unification Church. Most of her extended family had already become members, but Miss Youn still belonged to the Methodist Church. For many months, she observed her family members and the Unification Church’s activities, even informing her own church about what she saw and heard....

KIM WON-PIL REMEMBERS THE EARLY DAYS – PART 4

By Rev. Kim Won-pil Kim Won-pil joined True Father in Pyongyang, North Korea (yet before the division had been fully cemented). Father was 26 years old and Kim Won-pil was 18. During the Korean War, after Father got out of the Hungnam special labor camp, both men traveled south from Pyongyang to Busan....

Kim Won-pil Remembers the Early Days – Part 3

By Rev. Kim Won-pil Kim Won-pil joined True Father in Pyongyang, North Korea (yet before the division had been fully cemented). Father was 26 years old and Kim Won-pil was 18. Kim Won-pil waited faithfully for Father to come out of the Hungnam special labor camp, supported him in his initial efforts to...

Footsteps of My Faith – Part 5 (Final)

By Chung Su-won In North Korea, True Father had especially sought out the spirit-led Christian churches, some of which had been very powerfully prepared to prepare the way for the Lord at the Second Advent. The story of Kim Seong-do, the Holy Lord Church that she established, and the persecution they received, is...

Footsteps of My Faith – Part 4

By Chung Su-won Rev. Chung Su-won, who wrote this testimony, was the grandson of Kim Seong-do, the leader of the forerunner of the Unification Church known as the Holy Lord Church. He and his wife were blessed as one of the 36 Couples. This is his testimony, not only of those years during...

Footsteps of My Faith – Part 3

By Chung Su-won In North Korea, True Father had especially sought out the spirit-led Christian churches, some of which had been very powerfully prepared to prepare the way for the Lord at the Second Advent. The story of Kim Seong-do, the Holy Lord Church that she established, and the persecution they received, is...

Footsteps of My Faith – Part 2

By Chung Su-won In North Korea, True Father had especially sought out the spirit-led Christian churches, some of which had been very powerfully prepared to prepare the way for the Lord at the Second Advent. The story of Kim Seong-do, the Holy Lord Church that she established, and the persecution they received, is...