A Canadian pastor who had been sentenced to hard labor for life but was released last week on “sick bail,” outlined to his church on Sunday that he prayed without ceasing during the ordeal and stayed close to the Scriptures. “While I was laboring, I prayed without ceasing,” Hyeon Soo Lim, 62, pastor of Light Korean Presbyterian Church in Toronto, told those gathered. Lim, who served 2 1/2 years of his sentence, said that he spent his days digging holes and breaking up pieces of

coal. “During the winter, I had to dig holes that measured one meter wide and one meter deep. The ground was frozen. The mud was so hard that it took two days to dig one hole,” he recalled. “It was incredibly challenging. My upper body was sweating, my fingers and toes were frostbitten. I also worked inside a coal storage facility, breaking apart coal.” READ MORE