Legally Blind but a Vision for Service
First woman gets an Adventist Doctor of Ministry degree in South Korea.
The Seventh-day Adventist Church’s flagship university in South Korea had to be convinced to change its policy to accept Miriam Sunmee Yun-Welch into its Graduate School of Theology.
The problem wasn’t the fact that Yun-Welch was legally blind. Nor was it that her health was fragile, or that she had attempted suicide three times years earlier. It was that she was a woman—and no woman had ever received a doctorate from Sahmyook University’s Graduate School of Theology.
Yun-Welch made history in February by graduating with a Doctor of Ministry degree, a milestone that she hopes will encourage other Asian women to pursue …