PURPOSE: To mobilize and engage the Body of Christ in support of
the North Korean Church.
VISION: To see a growing, vibrant, self-sustainable North Korean
Church that is holistic, healthy and Christ-centered.
MISSION: To facilitate the establishment of a relational network for
collaborative action to prepare and empower the North
VALUES Servant hood – Faithfulness – Obedience to God
1. Define empowerment strategies and methodologies for a growing, vibrant, self-sustainable North Korean Church that is holistic, healthy, and Christ-centered.
2. Establish a decentralized, collaborative, action-oriented network leading to an indigenous movement working in a healthy partnership with international ministries.
3. Develop a framework for collaborative action that engages local and international partners, encompasses multiple service sectors and response stages, and is focused on selected locations.
4. Establish leadership, management, and participant support services.
5. Collaboratively develop an Action Plan with commitment of resources
6. Manage Action Plan implementation, tracking and realignment
7. Recognize role models and celebrate victories.
KEY OPERATING PRINCIPLES
• Prayer is the foundation and driver of all actions in the Network
• Build self-sustainable local capacity instead of dependency on outside resources
• Services and support should be holistic – Body, Soul, Spirit
• The North Korean Church is our most valuable resource and primary customer of focus
• The North Korean Church must own and ultimately take responsibility for solutions to their problems
• Collaborative action requires co-creating the solutions
• Character references for security. Managed use of names/locations/photos/videos/social media.
• Collaborative Planning – Co-creating solutions together. Projects are designed to be self-sustainable, utilizing local resources and empowering local leaders to minimize dependency on outside support.
• Collaborative Fund Raising – Required resources (people, skills, funding, goods and services) are rolled up into a Collaborative Projects Packet for presentation to donor entities.
• Collaborative Action – Collaborative response and integration at regional and city levels.
• Service Sector Partners – Global Partners and LCCs provide resources and implementation support for the 12 Service Sectors. Resources include people, finances, goods, and services.
• Volunteers – Support to Administrative Support, Service Sectors, and Regional Coordinators
• Partnering Expectations – This is an action-oriented network. Expectations include:
o Accountability to one another, follow through on commitments
o Excellence in performance, always doing our best
o Responding to one another in a timely manner
o Recognizing, honoring, and respecting different cultures, races, genders, traditions, values, feelings, and perceptions
o Honest and open communications when faced with difficult situations
o Sharing information and the credit for collaborative projects and funding
• On Ramp – Fast, easy, and highly secure website sign up with reference required for security. Connected to Service Sector Focus Group or Administrative Support as a volunteer. Local participants are connected through the decentralized Local Coordination Center (LCC) network.