Dr. David J. Cho, “Mr. Mission”, is peacefully gone to be with the Lord at his home in South Korea on June 19, 2020, 09:40 am (Korea time).
Dr. Cho (1924-2020) served as founder of Korea International Mission (KIM), East-West Center for Missions Research and Development (EWCmrd), Asia Missions Association (AMA), Third World Missions Association (TWMA), and World-Link University, etc.
He led the missionary movement of non-Western churches. More than 2,000 senior Korean missionaries and local church pastors in Korea and around the world received missionary training from him at the East-West Center. May God comfort his family members and may his work be continued through his disciples.
Funeral service will be held on the 22nd of June at the mortuary of Samsung Medical Center of Ilwon-dong, and his body will be buried in the family cemetery at the headquarter of Global Mission Society at Wolmoon-ri, Paltan-myon, Hwasung-si, Kyeonggi-do, South Korea.
Sincerely yours in Christ,
Rev. Dr. I. Wati Longkumer
General Secretary, India Missions Association