Category: Early Members Tell Their Stories

Framing a Strategy for Peace during the Cold War

  By Mr. Osami Kuboki The International Federation for Victory over Communism (IFVOC) was founded in early 1968, first in Korea and then in Japan. In the following years, members in Korea and Japan invested much to counter the very real communist threat in their respective countries. In September 1970, the World Anti-communist...

On the Eve of True Parents’ Departure

By Emilie Steberl First missionary to the communist Eastern bloc, Czechoslovakia, 1968-1970 This letter was written at the beginning of April 1969, during True Parents’ second world tour by Emilie Steberl, who was the first missionary to the Eastern European communist bloc. Emilie had entered Czechoslovakia in October 1968. From time to time...

Introduction

By Julian Gray On this page we will post the words of the members who have participated in the building of our movement in more formative years, with an emphasis on those who with great faith in the earliest years, worked side by side with True Parents to establish our church in countries...