Chinese Church Voices on Church and State

Chinese Church Voices

An Offer the Church Can’t Refuse

And then finding a way to respond online in China.

Chinese Church Voices

Cross Removals Continue

The COVID-19 pandemic has not stopped cross removals in China. This article from China Christian Daily reports on one cross removal from a historic church in the city of Heifei.

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Weathering the Storm of Persecution

God does not permit an absence of trials, and they come today with beating drums. 
​Though the snow blankets the ground, the red plum blossoms are still bright. As persecution arrives, our love for the Lord deepens.

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An Official Code of Conduct for China’s Pastors

Delineating nine areas of expectations for pastors in China. 

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Clarifying the Boundary between Church and State

Unified with the historic Christ who humbled himself, the church should be humble and suffering in this generation, bearing witness for the gospel. Only such a path is the true path of the cross of the Chinese church.

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The Kingship of Christ

Looking at the boundary of church and state from this perspective, the church holds fast to its heavenly citizenship in a prominent manner, but holds fast to its outward rights in an inconspicuous manner.

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The Nature of the Church

"I agree with the principle of separation of church and state. However, this is simply a concept. It is not sufficient to help us face complicated church-state relationships. We must carefully, diligently study the Bible. How is the church to exist in this world?"

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The Boundary between the Church and State

Over the past year, prominent house churches in China were shut down by government authorities stirring up questions about how the church and state in China should interact. How can the church be the church in this environment? Where is the line between the church and the state?

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Responding in a Time of Testing

As Christians in China enter a "tumultuous time," a brother stresses the need for a peaceful stance towards authorities and the danger of spreading rumors.

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Regulating the Internet

The State Administration for Religious Affairs releases draft regulations calling for strict control over online religious content.