North Korea is probably the most isolated economy in the world.  They believe in an ideology called Juche, which means self-reliant.  The border between North and South Korea is one of the most impenetrable in the world.  There is a huge black market, chronic food shortages and widespread malnutrition.  It is evidence that we weren’t meant to live in isolation. World War II and the years following it changed many things in our world.  Korea was occupied by Japan from around the first world war until 1945.  Upon Russia’s insistence after WWII, Korea was partitioned into a communist regime, and a civil war soon followed between the north and the south. Hundreds of thousands of Christians from the pre-war days […]

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Sue McCusker is a writer, Bible teacher, and web developer who loves to share the stories of life and hope she sees around her every day. She has written for Guideposts and Angels on Earth magazines, and teaches the story of God in women's Bible study. Her stories of life, hope, and everyday faith show how we can experience real faith in our daily lives.