Ryan Ellsworth – Durihana Inc.

Posts by Ryan Ellsworth

Urgent Prayer For Durihana

Dear friends of Durihana, I write to inform you of an urgent prayer request and to ask you to continue to pray for it until God answers. Let me explain the situation… The city of Seoul (where Durihana is headquartered) has been systematically demolishing, remodeling, and updating various neighborhoods. When they come into a district […]

The Practical Cost of Paul’s Ambition

“And so I have made it my aim to preach the gospel, not where Christ was named, lest I should build on another man’s foundation, but as it is written: “To whom He was not announced, they shall see; And those who have not heard shall understand.” For this reason I also have been much […]

Beyond Gospel Borders

“And so I have made it my aim to preach the gospel, not where Christ was named, lest I should build on another man’s foundation, but as it is written: “To whom He was not announced, they shall see; And those who have not heard shall understand.” –Romans 15:20-21 Few if any have ever blazed […]

College in North Korea

I begin today’s blog by asking you to pray for a rescue that is currently in progress. I cannot say much more than that due to the sensitive nature of the work, but we will let you know when the rescue is complete and the North Korean’s are safe. I have been writing about the […]

An Education In Hatred

If you have been following me on the last few blogs, you have come to see that the aim of the Durihana International School and the aim of North Korean schools is the same: to make the children worshippers. The great difference comes in whom we are teaching the children to worship. The purpose of […]

Where Knowledge Begins

On a visit to the Durihana International School in Seoul you would be very impressed at what you found. You would see the students wake up and begin their day with a 5:30 am prayer service. You would find them learning a host of different subjects. Regarding language, over half of them speak Chinese, they […]

The Tiger is now the Trainer

The Durihana student choir has come a long way since their first song. The choir has sung in front of politicians, national media outlets, premier businessmen, major companies, and many more. Most recently they were invited to the 1st World Youth Choral Festival and Competition on Jeju island, Korea. The event was held this July […]

From Quarrel to Choir

North Korean children do not initially show up at Durihana International School happy to be there. They do not eagerly bring their back-packs full of paper, pens, and pencils excited to be in a new school. It is not a school that they have been working hard to gain a rare and elite admission to. […]

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