Moon brings message of unification to city
“I have been
to the spirit world. I have met God.”
So proclaimed the Rev. Sun Myong Moon to hundreds of Oklahomans
Thursday night as he spoke of family values and religious and racial
unity. The stop in Oklahoma City was part of a 50-city tour.
American Indians danced in full regalia, and Guthrie Mayor Evelyn
Nephew spoke to the lively crowd at the Myriad Convention Center.
Moon and his fellow ministers preached the message of the Family
Federation for World Peace and Unification, which Moon created from
his Unification Church.
The 81-year-old Korean evangelist spoke through a translator as
he delivered the purpose of the “We Will Stand!” tour — rebuild the
family, restore the community and renew the nation and world.
The speakers proclaimed that people of faith should not
discriminate against those of other religions nor against those of
“We need to tear down denominational and racial walls,” said
federation President the Rev. Michael Jenkins.
He said churches should work together to revive the community.
Moon spoke of his belief that man and woman are not whole until
together. He said a couple’s purpose is to procreate.
As a boy, Moon escaped communism in what is now North Korea and
has become a promoter of world peace.
Oklahoma was the 40th stop on the tour, which will visit Nebraska
today and New Hampshire on Saturday.
The crusade’slast day is April 16.
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