CHINA: Church Demolished, Christians Hospitalised
  • 01 July 2020

In the morning of 12 June, around 200 officials from various government departments arrived at the Sunzhuang Church with cranes and heavy-duty machinery. Personnel from the Zhengzhou High-Tech District Ethnic and Religious Affairs Bureau forced their way into the church and took control of the Christians gathered there. They did not show any legal documents. […]

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CHINA: Imprisoned Elder’s Wife Begs for Prayer
  • 25 June 2020

Xiao Hongliu, the wife of an imprisoned Early Rain Covenant Church elder, wrote a plea for prayer. Xiao’s husband, Qin Defu, is serving a four-year prison sentence for his involvement with the church. He was taken into custody on 9 December 2018, along with approximately 100 others, during a mass crackdown on the church. He […]

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CHINA: Authorities Attack Christian Property
  • 18 June 2020

Authorities in China’s Fujian province destroyed more than a dozen Christian homes on 11 June. At around 9am, more than 100 officials from various government departments arrived at the homes of Xingguang Church members. They moved furniture from the homes into the hallway. They yelled, “What are you recording!” at a person filming the incident […]

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A Church no Longer Afraid
  • 26 May 2020

Every Sunday at the appointed time, a moderator sets up a private online meeting, and usernames begin to appear on the screen as church members join the video feed. Then, as in any other church service, the online worshippers sing hymns, offer their prayers and listen to the preaching of God’s Word. This is an […]

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Chinese Christians in Re-education Camps
  • 26 May 2020

Much has been reported about internment camps for Uyghur Muslims in Northeast China. However, Christians, Buddhists, Kazakh people, and other perceived threats to the communist government are also imprisoned in the camps. A Han Chinese Christian couple who left their home to plant churches among Muslims in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region were imprisoned for […]

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