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Testimony from Kiev UBF ex member 
10th-Jan-2008 05:27 pm
Today the CIS UBF Directors conference begins in Kiev, Ukraine. They held it in Kiev this year since Kiev UBF just finished construction of their new “Bible house”. Peter Kim, the director of Kiev UBF for years, is considered an exemplary missionary in UBF: he was invited to the US to deliver special reports on “rising disciples”, he was one of the main speakers at the last world mission report, he was praised in all UBF publications and so on.

Here is the translation of the testimony of Andrey S., former member of Kiev UBF, who wrote it on a Russian Christian Internet forum on November 24, 2007 (here). Andrey was one of the key members of Kiev UBF. Exactly one year ago, Andrey had been praised by Peter Kim in his mission report at the 2007 CIS UBF directors conference as the most successful group leader. But several weeks ago he was expelled from Kiev UBF by Peter Kim. What was the reason for that? Did Andrey commit any sin? No. He just told Peter Kim that UBF “had to go through repentance for its detestable acts in the past”.

The brother responsible for the construction of the building was also dismissed from his position as soon as he publicly opposed Peter Kim. He was dismissed when the building was almost finished. Buildings were always more important for UBF than the truth and holiness.

Andrei P. (Ex Moscow UBF)
 
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11th-Feb-2008 09:00 pm (UTC) - "Exemplary" in UBF's inverted morality
Peter Kim's tactics are reminiscent of his "mentor", Peter Chang of Bonn. Like Chang, he tries to occupy a special place in the hearts of the female UBF members and play them off against their husbands, if their husbands should "rebel." People like Chang and Kim (and Abraham Hwang in Mexico) are "exemplary" leaders in UBF and are elevated to higher and higher positions. As they say, "The cream rises to the top." In UBF, the cream tends to be the most cultic.
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