Dr. Kim’s life illustrates the impact just one person can make …


Posted: Thursday, February 19, 2015 9:33 am | Updated: 9:35 am, Thu Feb 19, 2015.
By Dale Gentry – Publisher Standard Banner serving Jefferson County Tennesse

If you don’t believe one person can make a difference in this world, listen to the story of Dr. Billy Kim.

The former houseboy to American soldiers during the Korean War pastored what was probably the first megachurch in the world, founded the Far East Broadcasting Company, and served as interpreter for Billy Graham during a Korean Crusade that resulted in 38,000 decisions. His life and Christian ministry have impacted thousands of lives since the late 1950’s, and continue to do so today.

All because of Sgt. Carl Powers, who befriended him during the war, brought him to America and paid for nine years of education so he could return to his own country.
Dr. Kim brought the Gwangju Children’s Choir to Jefferson County…

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