|1978년 ALCOE 회의 때 박조준, 한철하 제씨가 한국복음주의협의회
조직을 위한 준비 모임을 가졌고 1981년 3월 17일 아세아 연합신학원에서 박조준, 정진경 등
제씨가 모여 한국복음주의협의회를 조직 강화하기로 하다.
1981. 5. 7 아세아연합신학원에서 한국복음주의협의회 창립총회를 열고 회칙을 통과시킨 후
회장 / 박조준
부회장 / 김준곤, 한철하, 정진경, 나원용
총무 / 이종윤 협동총무 / 최훈
서기 / 림인식 부서기 / 박일웅
회계 / 이창식 부회계 / 최해일
1982. 8. 18 - 22 영락교회에서 열린 <교회 갱신을 위한 아세아 대회>를
주관하고 8월 23일-9월 5일 아세아연합신학원에서 열린 <제3세계 신학자 대회>
<제6차 아세아 신학자 대회>를 지원 협조하다.
1984. 6. 11 오후 7시 아세아 연합신학대학에서 제 1회 신학강좌 및 패널 디스커션을
주 제 : 현대 선교 신학의 동향과 복음주의 신학의 방향
발 표 : 피터 바이어하우스 박사
1984. 6. 5 - 11 서울 영락교회와 뚝섬 공원에서 [세계교회기도성회]를 갖다.
대회장 / 박조준 목사
준비위원장 / 김준곤 목사
1984. 10. 22. 오후 6시 신촌성결교회에서 제2차 총회를 갖다, 회칙을 개정한 후
<중앙위원 및 임원>
고문 / 박윤선, 김창인
회장 / 정진경
부회장 / 김준곤, 림인식, 한철하
총무 / 김명혁 협동총무 / 하용조
서기 / 최해일 회계 / 이승하
중앙위원 / 박종렬, 이만신, 이창식, 임옥, 전재옥, 정영관 조종남(임원포함)
A short (abridged) history and ministry of the Korea
The Korea Evangelical Fellowship was organized on May
7, 1981 at the Asian Center for Theological Studies
and Mission by and with the Korean evangelical church
leaders. The first general assembly nominated the following
evangelical church leaders as the first officers of
the KEF. Chairman: Rev. Park Cho Joon, Vice-chairmen:
Rev. Kim Joon Gon, Rev. Han Chul Ha, Rev. Chung Jin
Kyung, Rev. Nah Won Yong. General Secretary: Rev. Lee
Jong Yun. Ass. Gen. Sec.: Rev. Choi Hoon. Rec. Sec.:
Rev. Lim In Sik. Treasurer: Elder Lee Chang Shik. The
KEF also invited respected evangelical church leaders
such as Rev. Rev. Han Kyung Chik, Rev. Park Yune Sun,
Rev. Kim Chang In, Rev. Park Jong Ryul, Rev. Lim Oak,
Rev. Hong Soon Woo as the 'advisers' or 'officers' of
the KEF and launched out the movement of 'evangelical
belief' as well as the movement of 'unity and cooperation'
in the Korean church.
Some of the important ministries of the KEF during
the past 28 years were as the following.
(1) "Sunday Keeping" movement.
(2) "Evangelical Faith" movement through Keswick
Conventions and other public conferences.
(3) "Foreign Mission" endeavor in Asia together
with the Asia Evangelical Alliance
(4) "Charity ministry" to such disaster stricken
countries as Burkina Faso($80,000 in 1988), Turkey,
Sri Lanka($20,000 in 2005), Bangladesh($20,000 in 1989,
$45,000 in 1991, $2,700 in 1992, $7,830 in 2007), Indonesia($20,000
in 2005, $44,000 in 2006), Thailand($10,000 in 2005),
India($10,000 in 2005), Pakistan($100,000 in 2005),
North Korea, and Yen bin area in China. The KEF sent
charity money in the amount of $1,160,300 from Dec.
1995 to April 2009. The KEF is sending charity money
at least $24,000 every year mainly through the Eugene
Bell Foundation (directly to the tuberculosis patients
in North Korea). The KEF sent charity money to the poor
Korean Chinese children (mainly orphans) Yen bin area
in China in the amount of $756,100 from 2000 to 2009.
The KEF is sending charity money at least $9,400 every
year to about 260 children.
(5) Fellowship and Cooperation with the Asia Evangelical
Alliance, the World Evangelical Alliance, the L.C.W.E.
and especially with the Japanese Evangelical Alliance.
(6) "Monthly Prayer and Presentation Meeting"
at 7:00 AM. on Friday of the second week of every month
(except July and Aug.) in the member churches. In the
year of 2009 the KEF holds monthly meetings with such
themes as "New Year's hope and prayers"(Jan.),
"Who is Jesus of Nazareth?"(Feb.), "How
to succeed to the spirit of the March First Movement"(March),
"Reflecting the meaning of the faith of martyrdom"(April),
"Admiring the forefathers of faith"(May),
"Korean churches encouraging and togethering with
the small churches"(June), "Korean church
and the road to the Cross"(Sep.), "Christianity
and Islam"(Oct.), "Korean church and sport
mission"(Nov.). "Jesus who came as love"(Dec.)
The number of average attendants was about 100 (sometimes
about 200 and 300).
Some of the more history and ministry of the KEF is
as the following.
1984.6.5-11. Held the World Prayer Congress at Yongnak
Presb Church and Dooksum (Chairman: Rev. Park Jo Joon,
Preparation committee chairman: Rev. Kim Joon Gon).
About 1,200 church leaders form 85 countries attended.
Among the speakers were Dr. James Orr, Rev. Han Kyung
Chik, Rev. Park Yune Sun, Rev. Kim Joon Gon.
1984.10.22. The second general assembly of KEF nominated
the following officers. Advisers: Rev. Park Yune Sun,
Rev. Kim Chang In, Chairman: Rev. Chung Jin Kyung, Vice-chairmen:
Rev. Kim Joon Gon, Rev. Lim In Sik, Rev. Han Chul Ha,
General Secretary: Rev. Kim Myung Hyuk, Associate gen
sec. Rev. Ha Yong Jo.
1985.1.31-2.2. Rev. Chung Jin Kyung, Rev. Kim Myung
Hyuk, Rev. Han Chul Ha and other seven KEF officers
attended the general assembly of EFA held in Manila.
1986.3.31. Held the World Prayer Conference under the
co sponsorship of KEF, EFA and the Prayer Committee
of Lausanne at the Halleluiah Church. Among the speakers:
Rev. Choi Hoon, Rev. Kim Joon Gon, Elder Choi Chang
Geun, Rev. David Bryant, Rev. John Richard.
1986.10.31. Held the Mission Conference under the co
sponsorship of KEF and EFA at the Halleluiah Church.
Theme: Evangelization of Asia and the Problems. Speakers:
Rev. Thomas Wang, Rev. Joshua Tsutada, Rev. Francis
Sunderaraj, Rev. Chris Marantika, Rev. John Richard.
1986.11. Rev. Kim Myung Hyuk participated in the Faith
and Church Study Unit of the Theological Commission
of the World Evangelical Fellowship held in Cambridge,
England and presented a paper entitled as "Lessons
from the Prayer Habits of the Church in Korea."
which was published in a book "Teach Us To Pray"
edited by D.A. Carson.
1988 The KEF sent $80,000 to the famine stricken Burkina
Faso for digging a dozen wells.
1989.7.11-20. The KEF sent 80 members to the Lausanne
Congress held in Manila and donated $75,000.
1989. 8.19-24. Rev. Kim Myung Hyuk visited Bangladesh
and donated $20,000 to the social committee of the Bangladeshi
Evangelical Fellowship and Bangladesh Christian Social
1990.8.27-31. Held the first Asia Missions Congress
at the Choong Hyun Church under the co sponsorship of
KEF and EFA. About 1,300 from 50 countries attended.
Dr. David Howard, international director of WEF delivered
the forward message. Among the plenary speakers were
as the following: Dr. Met Castillo, Rev. Chris Marantika,
Rev. Theodor Williams Dr. Bong Rin Ro, Rev. howard Peskett,
Rev. Kwak Sun Hee, Dr. James Taylor, Dr. August Vencer,
Dr. Larry Keyes, Rev. Kim Myung Hyu, Rev. Lee Jong Yun,
Rev. Josua Tsutada, Rev. Peter Octavianus, Dr. Philip
Teng, Dr. John Richard. Among the workshop speakers
were as the following: Dr. Thomas Wisley, Dr. Jun Ho
Jin, Dr. Shin Hong Shik, Dr. Chun Jae Ok, Dr. Patrick
Johnston, Dr. David Howard, Rev. Alfred Yeo, Dr. Son
Bong Ho, Dr. Jonathan Chao, Dr. Josua Ogawa, Rev. Luis
Bush, Rev. Kim Sang Bok, Dr. A. J. Underland.
1991.5.7. The KEF sent charity money in the amount of
$15,000 to Bangladesh through the World Relief. 1991.5.27.
The KEF sent charity money in the amount of $10,000
to the Bangladesh CSS (Rev. Paul Munshi).
1991.6.4-7. Rev. Kim Myung Hyuk attended the third Japan
Congress of Evangelism held in Shiobara and delivered
a plenary message of apology and cooperation to the
1,130 Japanese church leaders attended including Rev.
Koji Honda, Rev. Hatori, Rev. Itsuda, Rev. Yamaguzi,
1991.6.27. The KEF sent the fourth charity money in
the amount of $10.000 and the fifth charity money in
the amount of $10.000 to the Bangladesh CSS(Rev. Paul
1992.4.9. The KEF sent the Christmas charity gift to
Bangladesh ($2,700), Burkina Faso ($1,000), Africa ($6,440),
Philippines ($1,000), Russia ($1,000).
1992.5.14. The KEF sent $5,000 to W.E.F. for the third
1992.5.30. The officers of W.E.F. visited the Korea
1992.10.9. The KEF sent $1.600 to the E.F.A. and $1,925
to the W.E.F.
1994.11.15. Ms. Ingrid Kern, the chairman of women committee
of WEF and Ms. Leela Manasseh , the chairman of women
committee of EFI visited the KEF and discussed with
the women leaders of KEF about the women ministry.
1997.5.8-15. Rev. Kim Myung Hyuk was invited to deliver
a plenary message at the 10th general assembly of WEF
held in Abbotzford, Canada and Rev. Kim delivered the
plenary message entitled as "Prayer and Church
Growth in the Korean Church."
1997.9.29-10. 3 The KEF participated and helped the
second Asia Mission Congress held in Zomtien Pataya,
1998.10.26. The KEF distributed the "The World
Day of Prayers for the Persecuted Churches" by
the WEF to the member churches, mission societies, news
presses, and radio stations.
2002.2.16. By the request of JEA, the KEF together with
CCK made a public statement opposing the President Bush's
bowing to the Shinto shrine. It was posted in the WEF
internet homepage for a while.
2003.7.15-7.26. Rev. Kim Myung Hyuk visited Afghanistan
and delivered food in the amount of $20,000 and medicine
in the amount of $10,000
2004.4.26-29. Held Asia Church Congress at Myung Sung
Prayer Mountain under the co-sponsorship of KEF and
EFA. About 300 Asian church leaders participated. Among
the speakers were as the following. Rev. Lee Joong Pyo,
Rev. Kim Sam Hwan, Rev. Choi Sung yu, Rev. Derek Hong
(Singapore), Rev. Ajith Fernando(Sri Lanka), Rev. Kim
2005.4.8. "Monthly Prayer and Presentation Meeting"
at Kangbyun Church. Theme: "I have sinned."
Confessors: Rev. Kim Chang In, Rev. Kang Won Yong, Rev.
Cho Yong Gi.
2005.5.13. "Monthly Prayer and Presentation Meeting"
at Kangbyun Church. Theme: "I have sinned."
Confessors: Prof. Choo Sun Ae, Rev. Hong Soon Woo, Rev.
Prof. Lee Jong Sing. Rev. Lee Sung Taek
2005.12.9. The KEF sent charity money to the Rev. Godfrey
Yogarajah, the general secretary of EFA, for the earth
quake stricken Pakistan in the amount of $90.000. The
KEF also sent $20,000 to Indonesia.
2005.12.16. Rev. Kim Myung Hyuk visited Afghanistan
again and participated in the opening ceremony of a
school in Murodshed, Kundus built by the Korean church
(cost $111,830) and distributed gifts to the four hundred
some students gathered there together with about 100
Muslim leaders. Rev. Kim was so much surprised to hear
the children singing in the clear Korean language "We
welcome in the name of Jesus, Hallelujah. We love in
the name of Jesus, Hallelujah. We praise in the name
of Jesus, Hallelujah." It was because something
which could not happen in the Muslim country was happening.
It was happening not through the laud preaching but
through the quiet extending hands of love.
2006.7.7. The KEF sent charity money to the Indonesia
Evangelical Fellowship for the earth quake stricken
Indonesia in the amount of $44.000
2007.2.9. "Monthly Prayer and Presentation Meeting"
at Kangbyun Church. Theme: "Make us one and holy"
Speakers: Rev. Park Jong Soon (former chairman of both
KNCC and CCK), Rev. Shin Kyung Ha (former chairman of
KNCC), Bishop Park Kyung Jo (former chairman of KNCC),
Elder Whang Woo Yeo (Vice-chairman of the Congress Prayer
Meeting), Elder Yoo Jae Gun (Chairman of the Congress
Prayer Meeting), Rev. Choi Hee Bum (Gen. Sec. of CCK),
Rev. Son In Woong (officer of both CCK and KEF), Rev.
Park Jong Wha (officer of both KEF and KNCC), Rev. Kim
Kwang Joon (officer of KNCC), Rev. Lee Yong Kyoo (chairman
of CCK), Rev. Kwon Oh Sung (Gen. Sec. of KNCC), Rev.
Chung Jin Kyung (former chairman of both KEF and CCK).
2008.1.11. "Monthly Prayer and Presentation Meeting"
at Kangbyun Church. Theme: "Lord! Make us to live!"
Messages by: Rev. Oak Han Heum("Give us Awakening"),
Rev. Bnag Ji Il("Repentance"), Rev. Cho Yong
Gi("Love"), Rev. Choi He Bum("Holiness"),
Rev. Park Jong Wha("Unification"), Prayers
by: Rev. Son In Woong("Awakening"), Rev. Kim
Sang Bok("Repentance"), Rev. Yoo Jae Pil("Love"),
Rev. Kim Sung Yong("Holiness"), Rev. Chun
2008.8. 4-6. Rev. Kim Myung Hyuk together with Rev.
Lee Hyun Jung(Gen. Sec. of KEF) and Rev. Lee Ok Gi (Ass.
Gen. Sec. of KEF) attended the general assembly of AEA
hend in Deli and delivered a plenary message entitled
as ""Letters to the Asian Churches Today"
2008.6.13. "Monthly Prayer and Presentation Meeting"
at Whapyung Church. Theme: "Voices of Asian Church
leaders towards the Korean church." Voices by:
Rev. Wong Kim Kong(Gen. Sec. of Malaysian Evangelical
Fellowship), Rev. Richard Howell(Gen. Sec. of India
Evangelical Fellowship), Rev. Joshua Ogawa(Former chairman
of JEA), Rev. Efraim M. Tendero(Chairman of Philippines
Evangelical Fellowship). Responses by: Rev. Choi Hee
Bum (Gen Sec, of CCK). Rev. Kang Sung Sam, chairman
of missions committee of KEF).
2008.11.13. "Monthly Prayer and Presentation Meeting"
at Kangbyun Church. Theme: "Cooperation and the
ways between the Japanese church and the Korean church
at the 150th anniversary of the Japanese church."
Speakers: Rev. Shuichi Nakajima (Chairman of JEA), Rev.
Tatsuhiro Mineno (Former chairman of JEA), Rev. Choi
Hee Bum (Gen. Sec. of CCK), Rev. Kim Sang Bok (Vice-chairman
of KEF). Responses by: Rev. Lee Sou Young (Vice-chairman
of KEF). Rev. Park Jong Wha (Central Comm. member of
KEF, former Vice-chairman of KNCC)
The present officers of the KEF are as the following.
Advisors: Rev. Kim Joon Gon (recently deceased), Rev.
Han Chul Ha, Rev. Kim Chang In.
Honorary Chairman: Rev. Chung Jin Kyung (recently deceased).
Chairman: Rev. Kim Myung Hyuk. Vice Chairmen: Rev. Kim
Sang Bok, Rev. Lee Jung Ik, Rev.Lee Sou Young. General
Secretary: Rev. Lee Hyun Jung. Ass. Gen. Secretary:
Rev. Lee Ok Gi. Recording Secretary: Rev. Song Ki Shik.
Treasurer: Rev. Kim ki Young. Auditor: Elder Park Wan
Committee Chairmen. Theological: Rev. Kim Yung Han.
Church Renewal: Lee Sou Young. Mission Rev. Kang Sung
Sam. Social Concern's: Prof. Son Bong Ho. International
Relations: Rev. Ahn Man Soo. North South Relations Dr.
Huh Moon Young. Woman's Affairs: Prof. Kim Yoon Hee.
Youth Rev. John CI, Kim.
Central Committee members: Rev. Kwon Sung Soo, Rev.
Kim Sam Hwan, Rev. Kim Sung Young, Rev. KIm Won Kwang,
Rev. Kim Joong Seok, Rev. Park Buhm Yong, Rev. Park
Pyung Sik, Rev. Park Sam Yeul, Rev. Park Jong Wha, Rev.
Daniel Jingoo Park, Rev. Son Dong A. Rev. Son In Woong,
Rev. Shin Dong Woo, Rev. Ahn Man Kil, Rev. Oh Jung Ho,
Rev. Yoo Jae Pil, Rev. Lee Kwang Hoon, Rev. Lee Sung
Bum, Rev. Lee Shin Bok, Rev. Lee Yeun Jae, Rev. Lee
Chul, Rev. Im Seog Soon. Rev. Im Seok Young, Rev. Chun
Byung Geum, Rev. Chung Sam Ji, Elder Chung Jung Yol
Rev. Jeong Hyun Goo, Rev. Cho Nam Kook, Elder Cho Duk
Chung, Elder Ju Kwang Jo, Rev. Chi Hyeong Eun, Rev.
Choi Sung Kyu, Rev. Choi Hong Jun.
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