The Beginning of “Life”

At the beginning, 1945, Pastor Jung Myung Seok was born in a remote village (Wolmyeongdong) as the third child in family of seven children. 

He started believing in God’s existence at a young age of six. Being born in a village where the Christian gospel has not been preached to, he came to believe in Jesus when a christian elementary school started to share the gospel with the children in class. After which, Christian missionaries came to distribute free bibles to each household in Songmak-ri. That was when he first started to read the bible. 

The Beginning of “Life”

In 1945, Pastor Jung Myung Seok was born in a remote village (Wolmyeongdong) as the third child in a family of seven children. He started to believe in God’s existence at the young age of six.

Having been born in a village where the Christian gospel had not yet been preached, he came to believe in Jesus when a Christian elementary school began to share the gospel with the children in class. Some time later, Christian missionaries came to distribute free Bibles to each household in the nearby village of Seongmak-ri. This was when he first started to read the Bible. 

“Thinking about it now, I realize that God will hold your hand throughout all.”

 — The Story of Two Eggs, Jung Myung Seok

Coming back to life, the story behind my name

My mother told me that when I was three months old, I was almost buried alive. At that time, I had jaundice; my skin was yellowish and I had difficulty breathing. I was sickly, frail, and so close to death. 

Persistance & Perseverance

Once, as I was about to go to church, it started pouring heavily. It was so heavy that I couldn’t even step outside. However, I told myself that I couldn’t skip service simply because of bad weather. Since I had no umbrella, I ended up dashing to church while covering my head. 

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Discovering the Path Of Life

Once, as I was about to go to church, it started pouring heavily. It was so heavy that I couldn’t even step outside. However, I told myself that I couldn’t skip service simply because of bad weather. Since I had no umbrella, I ended up dashing to church while covering my head. 

Building Seokmak Church - Part 1

My first tour of duty in the Vietnam War was in 1966 and my second in 1967. I then returned to South Korea in 1969. I had earned and saved a great deal of money from my army…

Building Seokmak Church - Part 2

Back in the 1970s, I needed to support my family. One of the things that I had set my mind to do when I came back from Vietnam was to buy clothing for my mother. Even though I knew that my dad would scold me for doing so, I was determined…

Becoming the Lord's Body​

I’ve had a few near-death encounters in my life. One such instance was when I was overwhelmed with depressing thoughts; I felt utterly useless and inadequate. But, in that moment, I was saved by Jesus…

The Story of Two Eggs​

Recently, an incident that occurred when I was nine years old came to mind. At that time, some guests were visiting my house, but we had no food to serve them…

Become United With the Lord Through the Spirit​

When you pray deeply, you can become united with the Lord in spirit and manage everything in a divine way…

Coming Back to Life, the Story Behind My Name

My mother told me that when I was three months old, I was almost buried alive. At that time, I had jaundice; my skin was yellowish and I had difficulty breathing. I was sickly, frail, and so close to death.

Persistence & Perseverance

Once, as I was about to go to church, it started pouring heavily. It was so heavy that I couldn’t even step outside. However, I told myself that I couldn’t skip service simply because of bad weather. Since I had no umbrella, I ended up dashing to church while covering my head. 

Discovering the Path of Life

When you enter the spiritual world, your mentality, heart, and soul grow to resemble those of God. You come to know more deeply about God and the Holy Son, and about things that you couldn’t understand in the physical world…

Building Seokmak Church – Part 1

My first tour of duty in the Vietnam War was in 1966 and my second in 1967. I then returned to South Korea in 1969. I had earned and saved a great deal of money from my army…

Building Seokmak Church - Part 2

Back in the 1970s, I needed to support my family. One of the things that I had set my mind to do when I came back from Vietnam was to buy clothing for my mother. Even though I knew that my dad would scold me for doing so, I was determined…

Becoming the Lord's Body

I’ve had a few near-death encounters in my life. One such instance was when I was overwhelmed with depressing thoughts; I felt utterly useless and inadequate…

The Story of Two Eggs

Recently, an incident that occurred when I was nine years old came to mind. At that time, some guests were visiting my house, but we had no food to serve them…

Become United With the Lord Through the Spirit

When you pray deeply, you can become united with the Lord in spirit and manage everything in a divine way…