Every year, before Easter, Christians call to remembrance the sacrifice of Jesus Christ on the cross. Brothers and sisters in Christ, it’s that time of year when the memory of the crucifixion of Jesus draws near. Holy Week is only one week away, so let us begin to reflect upon the circumstances that led to his martyrdom and its significance.
It’s not easy to stand up for what’s right when you know it might cost you your comfort, your freedom, or even your life. Jesus made the ultimate sacrifice for his beliefs. What are we willing to do? In this week’s service, we focus on the courage to sacrifice for our faith — and we honor the memory of Chu Ki-chol, a Korean Christian minister who stood up against Japanese imperialism and died as a martyr.