February 21, 2024

The Kenneth Bae story: in his own words

Full translated transcript of Bae's 2009 sermon that details his missionary work in North Korea

Kenneth Bae's 2009 sermon to a Korean American church in St. Louis shares in minute detail how Bae started working in China as a missionary and, eventually North Korea, according to the transcript of the video, translated by NK News.

In Bae's own words, he also describes "Operation Jericho," the plan referenced by a North Korean statement following his trial.