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News

February 2021
News > International > Persecution

US: Chinese exiled pastor hounded out of his home

Bob Fu, a renowned campaigner for Christian freedom in China, has received death threats and been hounded out of his home in Texas, USA. According to China Aid, Mr Fu and his family had been ‘traumatised’ by bomb threats and protests, which continued for weeks outside his home. He has promised to continue with…

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May 2020
News > International

China: churches continue to suffer under harsh government crackdown

Churches in China are continuing to suffer as the state-sanctioned action against Christianity has ploughed ahead. In an effort to make Christianity conform to Chinese communism, and not like ‘Western’ Christianity, the government has been putting increasing pressure on churches in the mainland. According to reports from advocacy group Release International and China Aid,…

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News

May 2018
News > Persecution

Persecution: China – Chinese church crackdown

China has increased its pressure on Christians in China, especially in the central Henan province, where public security bureaus and religious affairs commissions have been targeting house churches. According to reports from US organisation China Aid, a new initiative in Nanyang, Henan, explicitly forbids any kind of religious gatherings in people’s homes. Anyone caught…

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Article

November 2001
Articles > Cults and other religions

Atheism

The terrorist attacks in USA were carried out by men claiming a religious justification for their actions. In East Timor and Nigeria, ‘Muslim’ and ‘Christian’ communities are in conflict. In the Indian sub-continent, there is warlike confrontation between Hindus and Muslims. Is religion, then, a source of evil in the world? Would life be…

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Article

April 2001
Articles > General > World Mission

The Communist worldview

Maurice. Thank you, Karl, for agreeing to discuss communism with me, although you must realise that as a Christian I would not agree with you on many points. Karl. Most of the early communists were brought up as Christians. Karl Marx was of Jewish descent but was brought up as an Evangelical Christian, and…

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Article

December 2000
Articles > Evangelistic

Finding the answer

My name is Hien and I come from South Vietnam. My grandparents, parents, brother and sisters are all Christians. I went to church regularly and was baptised at the age of 14. Then in 1975, when I was 15, North Vietnam defeated the South and they became one nation. Vietnam is a communist country,…

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Historical

November 1999
Articles > Historical

The Fall and Rise of Wang Ming Dao

The year was 1949 and the first unified central government for forty years was in power in China. Christian believers were fearful. At the Peking (Beijing) Christian Tabernacle, the congregation prepared itself for Communist rule. Wang Ming Dao, the pastor, continued to hold tenaciously to Scripture. The Christian, he affirmed, should obey the authorities…

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