Kenneth Bae – North Korean Prisoner for 735 Days

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Today on The Pursuit: Kenneth Bae

Kenneth was a missionary in China and was leading prayer tours into North Korea. Until one day, he was arrested and put on trial. He was held as a North Korean prisoner for 735 days. He tells his story of punishment, imprisonment and redemption. 

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Not Forgotten The True Story of My Imprisonment in North KoreaAmazon
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Richard Lee

Richard Lee is a sought-after speaker on issues of justice and the Church, speaking at churches across the nation for the last 20 years. His TEDx talk “Slavery Still Exists. Here’s How to End It.” can be found on the website.

Richard works for International Justice Mission, training and equipping staff and survivors to carry the message of ending injustice to the global stage. He also serves as the Director of Advancement for the Asian America Christian Collaborative. Before joining IJM, Richard served 20 years in pastoral ministry at churches like Liquid Church and Bethany Well Church in New Jersey. In addition, he currently serves as an advisory board member for One Days Wages & pastoral faculty at Highrock Church in Boston. (All views expressed are his own.)

Richard received his degree in Mathematics from Columbia College (NYC) and his master’s of divinity from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. He resides in New Jersey with his wife Theresa and their two children.

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