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On August 1, 2020, some of the Beijing churches held a flag-raising ceremony before the first service after months of lockdown due to coronavirus. On August 1, 2020, some of the Beijing churches held a flag-raising ceremony before the first service after months of lockdown due to coronavirus.

Beijing Churches Resume in-Person Services

According to the relevant work arrangements of the Municipal Ethnic and Religious Committee, 14churches in Beijing would gradually resume in-person service gatherings from August 1.
  • Let’s Pray for Victims of Lebanon Explosion

    A violent explosion caused by the chemical ammonium nitrate occurred in ​​Beirut, the capital of Lebanon. At this difficult time, as Christians, we should alsoraise our hands and pray for those who are suffering.
  • Beijing Fengtai Church Reopens

    The pastor shared that the Christians encountered the accusation and persecution from Emperor Nero, so Peter wrote 1Peter and 2 Peter to encourage the believers at the time as the sufferings they endured would eventually be transformed into glory.
  • Shanxi Church Plans to Open Tea Club

    Yaodu District Church in Linfen, China's western Shaanxi Province announced that it would prepare for the establishment of "Boya Tea Club", an office dedicated to the integration of Chinese culture with Chinese faith.
The choir of Shenyang Wanfang Church for the Deaf present a hymn in sign language in 2019. The choir of Shenyang Wanfang Church for the Deaf present a hymn in sign language in 2019.

Serving the Deaf for 21 Years, Pastor Ming Says He Feels Happy, not Tired

The hearing senior pastor -- Rev. Ming Dasheng who has been committed to the special group, walking with them for over twenty years. There were struggles, touched stories, and even a deeper world about Christian faith that occurred in him.

Shaanxi Pastor Dies at 97

Pastor Zhang Guanru rested in Lord at 14:00 on August 4, 2020. He is 97 years old. The memorial meeting will also be held on Saturday in Dongguan Church.
Ju Wanzhen and her sister lied on a concrete staircase to ease the tired body by the sunlight, in July 2020, due to the new cluster outbreak in China's coastal city Dalian. Ju Wanzhen and her sister lied on a concrete staircase to ease the tired body by the sunlight, in July 2020, due to the new cluster outbreak in China's coastal city Dalian.

Story of a Volunteer against New COVID-19 Outbreak in Dalian

Sister Ju Wanzhen, an unknown pianist from a church in Dalian, and a teacher of musical instruments, bravely marched to the epicenter of the outbreak in Dalian Bay as a volunteer at a testing site.

The Epic Life Moses

The poem describes the great God of man in Israel's life: the 120 years of Mose's life when he was raised by an Egyptian princess, became a shepherd, and eventually guided the Israelites out of Egypt.
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  • Christian-themed Videos More Restricted on Mainstream Platforms in China

    Censorship on Christian-themed videos seems to be more strict on increasing numbers of platforms. One Christian live broadcast outlet recently said that one of their programs was canceled and they were denied as a lecturer on Renrenjiang, one of the biggest live broadcast platforms in China.
  • My Christian Experience in China

    I was a bit anxious, the dawn before my departure to China. It was the first time I was leaving my home country on my own. My father's advice was still fresh in my mind, while I got dressed. He said: "Try and get a church in the locality to attend but if there isn't any, be ready to start a fellowship with other Christians around."
  • A pastor worships God, a church, and a believer joins in praise and worship. A pastor worships God, a church, and a believer joins in praise and worship.

    Interview: A Calling on the Laity and their Movement

    In 2012, a book entitled Called to Awaken the Laity was published in China. Its author, a Korean pastor Yu Hanchin, is a pioneer in discipleship. However, eight years after its publication in China, the term "the laity" is still new to its Christian community. Four pastoral workers share their ideas on them, appealing to convey the visions or promote self-awakening.
  • On July 26, local authorities took off the cross of a church in Xinfeng County, Ganzhou, China's eastern Jiangxi Province. On July 26, local authorities took off the cross of a church in Xinfeng County, Ganzhou, China's eastern Jiangxi Province.

    Jiangxi Church Cross Removed

    A cross atop a church in China’s eastern Jiangxi province was removed by local authorities on Sunday.
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    Luo Wenzao, the First Chinese Catholic Bishop

    In modern times, many Christian churches began the movement of self-governance and self-support. And the most important symbol of church autonomy is to realize the localization of clergy. In fact, as early as the late Ming and early Qing Dynasties, some Chinese believers became priests of the church, and Luo Wenzao became the first Bishop of the Catholic Church in China.
  • Picture appealing against domestic violence Picture appealing against domestic violence

    Real Case: Story of a Pastor's Ex-wife Who Suffered Domestic Abuse

    A wife of a pastor suffered from domestic violence for years. She said, "I see no love in him. It is all lies, immorality, vanity, and self-righteousness." Then she was brave enough to divorce the pastor and shared the sad story.
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