Kim Chung-seong, a North Korean defector now working as a Christian missionary, says despite the persecution faced by Christians in the world’s most difficult place for Christians, the church continues to grow there. “The one thing that the North Korean regime fears the most, and is afraid of, is the spreading of the Gospel,” he said Friday at the first annual World Summit in Defense of Persecuted Christians in Washington, D.C. “Because the Bible and the Gospel speaks the

truth. Once the light shines in the dark room, there is light in the room.” Despite the efforts of the government in North Korea, he said, the faith of Christians in that country continues to grow. “They (the government) will do anything to prevent the spread of the Gospel in North Korea. [But] as you can see, we cannot block the sunlight with our hand,” Kim said. Open Doors, an organization serving persecuted Christians in more than 60 countries, ranks North Korea “as the most oppressive place in the world for Christians.” READ MORE