Category: Early Members Tell Their Stories

A Man with a Mission – Part 4

By David Sang Chul Kim In the late 1950s, Father sent the first official missionaries out to the world. Mr. Sang Ik (Papa-san) Choi was the first, and he went to Japan in 1958. His unique story, told in his own words, will be covered in our series beginning from next week. But...

A Man with a Mission – Part 3

In 1954, the year our church was formally registered in Seoul, David S. C. Kim traveled to Britain to study on a UN scholarship at the age of 38. Even though True Father did not personally assign him to do so at that time, David Kim took every opportunity to reach out to...

A Man with a Mission – Part 2

By David Sang Chul Kim As far as is known, David Sang Chul Kim was the first Unificationist to set foot outside Korea. In 1954, the year our church was formally registered in Seoul, he travelled to Britain to study on a UN scholarship at the age of 38. Even though True Father...

A Man with a Mission – Part 1

By David Sang Chul Kim As far as is known, David Sang Chul Kim was the first Unificationist to set foot outside Korea. In 1954, the year our church was formally registered in Seoul, he travelled to Britain to study on a UN scholarship at the age of 38. Even though True Father...

After Sacrifice, Blessing Comes

  A short, true story for the Day of All True Things By Julian Gray Day of All Things is Creation Day, when we celebrate with wonder the unfallen beauty of the natural world. The beauty of God’s creation fills us with the certainty of our Heavenly Parent’s love and of His original...

A Culture Shockingly Beautiful

  By Fritz Piepenburg Missionary to Yemen 1975 Before I left I could not find much information about Yemen. In a small booklet, I found some printed black and white photos of Sana’a, the capital. I did not have a very good or hopeful first impression from what I saw. Simple stone and...

A Time of Women Leaders at CARP

By Christine Froehlich Published by CARP United Kingsdom   I first came to work with CARP after graduating UTS in 1980. At that time, Tiger Park was the leader of CARP and this was an exciting time. You could say CARP was a very masculine organization. We were trained to be tough, to...