Family Camp

One of the families from our church, after they got back¬†from our Word of Life Family Conference in South Korea,¬†told me that this was one of the best investments that they have made in their marriage. They said they absolutely loved the time and wish it was longer. For that success, all the planning and $ that went into the …

It Takes A Team to Run a Winter Camp!

The Word of Life Bible Institute in South Korea (Jeju) is the epitome of a multicultural ministry striving to serve Jesus. The Bible School has a mix of students who not only have widely different cultures but also speas many different languages: Korean, Japanese, Taiwanese, English, and French Canadian. The focus of their Winter Camp is on teaching students that …

Prayer Support

Keturah Lake and her husband Skip are new missionaries on the field with WOL Launch. Skip is currently a student at WOLBI Jeju and Keturah is helping in the office. They were also involved in English Winter Camp. This is what Keturah shared was a highlight of camp for her, “I cannot speak Korean but I saw what an important …

Reconciliation

Anyone who knows anything about the history between Japan and Korea knows that Koreans and Japanese should hate each other, that is without the love of God. At WOLBI Jeju English Winter Camp we have Japanese WOLBI students in the cabins working with Korean campers. One Japanese student, Isaya Koike whose parents work with WOL in Japan, told how surprised …

I am Not Used to Sharing the Gospel with Strangers

Emily is a Korean WOLBI Jeju student. Last month was the first time she was a camp counselor. She was very nervous because she “was not used to sharing the Gospel with strangers.” But she prayed and asked God to help her. Her first week of camp one of her campers had a lot of doubts about her salvation. After …

“Teacher, I Want to Believe in Jesus”

WOLBI Jeju Korean student, Peter Ban-Seok Lee was a counselor for the past 3 weeks at English winter camp. One of his campers the second week named Tony was from a non-Christian family. He knew nothing about Jesus. So Peter said to him, “If you have any questions about Jesus, just come to me secretly (ie. privately) and I can …

A Happy Camper

Cooking for camp can be a thankless job, but not always! I’ll never forget a 6th grade Korean American boy named Sam coming through the dinner line. Face beaming, he said, “This is the best food ever! Please tell the cook for me!” So I did!

John 3:16

Jeju Island is a tourist island. So part of our winter English camp program involves one day of sightseeing. Each cabin is assigned a van and a van driver for the day and given money for lunch. But in typical exciting WOL English camp style, there are certain missions that have to be completed during the tour, earning points for …

The Power of One-on-One Discipleship

Every Sunday morning before church, a staff member has a one-on-one discipleship meeting with a Korean young lady who recently trusted Christ. She said that in the past two months her life has completely changed. She asked if she could visit WOLBI Jeju this Friday to talk about attending the BI this fall!