Tag: House Church

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An Offer the Church Can’t Refuse

And then finding a way to respond online in China.

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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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The Poor Preachers of the Chinese Church

In a somewhat hyperbolic yet prophetic tone, writer Huo Shu rallies Christians to reconsider the idea of “poor preachers.”

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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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A Shanghai Pastor Reflects on Challenges Facing the Church in China

Christianity in China is entering a new stage in the church-state relationship. How should the church respond?

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The Life and Ministry of Shen Yiping

Blessed Are Those Who Die in the Lord

“One heart, one life, and every last cent for the Lord.” Such was the slogan of Shen Yiping, a founding elder of the China Gospel Fellowship house church network. Shen Yiping died on July 14, 2018.

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Why Christians in China Must Prepare Themselves for the New Regulations on Religious Affairs

As a Chinese house church pastor who has studied church-state relations and followed religious legislation for a long time, I have the following five views toward these new regulations. Wang Yi

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Solving the House Church Problem (Part 2)

Last week we posted part 1 of a proposal to resolve the status of house churches in China. In part 2, Professor Liu gets more specific as to how a house church documentation system could be set up and what would be gained by doing so.

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Solving the House Church Problem (Part I)

In March, the WeChat Public account called 《宗教法治》(Religious Law) published a proposal by Professor Liu Peng, head of the Pushi Institute for Social Sciences on steps the government can take to solve the problem of house churches in China.  We have translated the post and are presenting it in two parts. In this first part Professor Liu spells out why solving the problem is important and what he considers the foundation of a solution.

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House Church Leader Li Tian’en Dies in Shanghai

On May 5, the mainland news site China Christian Daily reported on the death of Pastor Li Tian’en, one of China’s most famous house church leaders.