From November 11 to 16, 2019, 152 leaders of the church in Penglai, Shandong province joined in a training program.
According to Shandong Penglai Church, two pastors explained how to study the Bible in a systematic and comprehensive way by exegeting the Songs of Songs in the Old Testament and Matthew in the New Testament. A question and answer time was also included to show how to apply sermons to real life situations.
Apart from Bible study, a local top official on religious affairs explained the newly revised regulations on religious affairs issued in late July.
The participants said that the program enhanced their serving and their awareness of the overall situation as well as raising their enthusiasm about social service and pastoral care ministry.