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Hi, we're HwanKyu and Cynthia Kim. We minister in South Korea.


Ministry Description

I will be serving with the School of Youth Ministry in English (SYME). SYME is an English immersion program centered on evangelism and discipleship. This program is intentionally reaching the next generation with the Gospel. At SYME, my main responsibilities will be advertising and discipleship/counseling.

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About HwanKyu

Hi, my name is HwanKyu Kim. I was born again at age 23 when I was a student at SYME (School of Youth Ministry in English). Growing up I had heard about God and Jesus numerous times, but I did not realize what Jesus had done for me. Through SYME I heard the Gospel, and I accepted Christ as my Savior.

After graduating SYME, my goal in life has changed from my personal success to being a servant who is used for the glory of God. I decided to attend Word of Life Bible Institute with the goal of becoming a missionary. I am currently working on my master's degree in Biblical Counseling. My vision is to return to SYME where I trusted Christ and spread the news of who Jesus is and what He has done for us.

About Cynthia

My name is Cynthia, and I trusted Christ as my Savior at the age of six. I was attending Vacation Bible School when I heard the teacher explain that my sin separated me from God. That day I realized that God loved me so much that He sent His only Son to die in my place. Because of Christ's death and resurrection, I can have eternal life through His free gift of Salvation. After hearing and understanding that God desired and made a way for me to have a relationship with Him, I placed my trust in Jesus to save me.

Around the age of nine I was attending a Child Evangelism Fellowship camp when I heard a missionary speak about Asia. After learning about her ministry, I became very interested in ministry in Asia. This desire continued throughout high school. After visiting South Korea as a high school student and attending the Bible Institute in South Korea, the Lord gave me a desire to serve Him in South Korea. We have one son named Zayn Alexander Kim. We are so excited to be used by the Lord in South Korea.

Psalm 96:2-3 "Sing to the Lord, bless his name; tell of his salvation from day to day. Declare his glory among the nations, his marvelous works among all the peoples!"

Contact Information
HwanKyu Kim
Word of Life South Korea
PO Box 600
Schroon Lake, NY 12870

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