The world isn’t paying much attention, but the terrorists in Afghanistan have killed a second Korean hostage. The brief articles that do make it into the newspapers usually don’t mention that this is a Christian group, send to do relief work in Afghanistan. For a summary of information about the situation see this article by D.J. Chuang. For more detailed information updated on a daily basis, see . Much of his information is translated from Korean news sources. He says that there are
23 Korean hostages of which 20 are members of Saemmul Presbyterian Church in Pundang, Korea [on the southern outskirts of Seoul, Korea. Saemmul Church is a 9 year old churchplant that has grown to nearly 4,000 people.
Cho’s web site provides a wealth of information about the hostages, their background, and their situation. Please keep them in your prayers.
Update: This article in today’s paper does mention that the hostages are a “Christian church group.”