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C3 Kids – Heading to South Korea!

Over the past four years I have developed a relationship with Steve Kim, a man who has a strong heartbeat for churches in South Korea. As I have gotten to know him, his enthusiasm has ignited a passion within me to help Korean churches better understand the importance of children’s ministry. Well, this Thursday I will have the privilege go to South Korea for nine days of teaching (and learning).

While in Korea I will be leading two C3 Kids conferences for ministry leaders and volunteers. One conference will be in Seoul and the other in Pusan (also spelled Busan). Each conference will last two days as I speak on the core principles of FC Kids and on how to recruit and retain volunteers. At Fellowship Church we have a great gal named Hae who has translated, with subtitles, all my videos and my notes. All of my spoken material will be translated by an interpreter as I speak. I will also be making some contacts to see if we can get Elevate translated into Korean… which would be awesome!

I’m excited to see Christ moving in a culture different from the one I see every day. I hope to be inspired and encouraged in the fact that even though we come from different parts of the world, with different backgrounds and cultures, we are all united in our relationship with Jesus Christ.

As excited as I am about this trip, I’m a bit nervous about a steady diet of Korean food. Is chicken fried rice Korean? ! I will have a translator with me, so he will be my lead. Maybe he’ll know where the local McDonald’s or Pizza Hut is!

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    Renee
    June 15, 2010 at 10:07 pm

    What an exciting experience this will be for all involved. God is opening doors that no man can shut. Praying for you Pastor Mike!

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    Justin Kendrick
    June 16, 2010 at 11:42 pm

    Pastor Mike, this is AMAZING news!!!!!! It is exciting to see God moving in South Korea and using you and C3 Kids in the process! I will be praying for you and all the people involved in the conferences and the overall experience!!

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    Steve Drechsler
    June 21, 2010 at 5:56 pm

    Praying that all is going well and that God uses you in supernatural ways. Be safe and enjoy the 명. 음식, 먹을 것, 식품; 양분 . See ya soon!

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