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100 metre queues for services
It is illegal for under-18s to attend state churches in China, but many of these churches are now seeing young people attend
An unprecedented Christian revival is happening among communist-controlled government churches in some regions of China.
Girl kidnapped by ISIS appears on Facebook
Two years after her abduction by ISIS, little Christine, whose kidnap we reported in HEART, is still missing – but hopes rose for her mother when her daughter’s photo appeared on Facebook.
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Petition to free Christian lawyer Zhang Kai
As China continues to tear down crosses from churches in Zhejiang there are fears that every church cross in the province could be demolished by Easter.
Release International, which supports persecuted Christians, fears cross demolitions in Zhejiang and the growing crackdown against prominent Christians could be set to spread across China.
Paul’s class of 18 year olds
We often hear of the revival in China, but one Sussex man has seen it first-hand.
After many years of travelling regularly to support Christians in India, Paul Marsh, whose own background is Anglo-Indian, visited China for the first time. He went as a teacher to a private school and had the opportunity to teach the Bible there.
Strictly business: Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond in cordial conversation with the Chinese President; human rights were not on the official agenda
After that glittering State visit by the Chinese president, and despite there being more Christians in China (some 100 million) than Community party members (87 million), the suffering of Chinese Christians continues
I WAS INTERESTED IN CHINA FROM A YOUNG AGE and grew up with the stories of the great British missionary, Hudson Taylor, who started China Inland Mission (CIM).
A Sussex-connected woman has been making regular visits to China for the past four years. Supported only by individuals and her local church, she goes with the purpose of studying the language and sharing her faith, but due to conditions there, must be anonymous.