Beijing Christian Hold a Concert for Peace & Justice
By Issachar Li, September 24, 2015 02:09 AM
Beijing Christian held a concert for Peace and Justice in the Century Theatre, Sep20th, 2015, commemorating the 70 anniversary of the victory of the Anti-Japanese War and the end of WWII, with documentaries, poetry, dance, poetry, etc.
The concert attracted part of the Church in Beijing and Tianjin, government leaders, also some Christian and their relatives who participated in the Anti-Japanese War.
At the concert, Beijing CCC&TSPM played the documentary "Glory and Peace", which tells the story of Beijing Christians defending the dignity of the nation during the war.
Cai Kui, chairman of Beijing TSPMe, said during his speech that the Christian is closely related to the fate of the country. He encourage Christians today to work hard, to serve and benefit the people, to pray for countries and contribute to world peace, to walk in the midst of the world of God, to become the messenger of peace, and let the flower of peace forever.
Pastor Kan baoping, vice chairman of national CCC&TSPM and director-general, also made a speech. He spoke that Jesus Christ is the king of peace, therefore every Christian should pray for peace, because peace can be sustained only when the country is powerful and prosperous.Liu Xianchuan, deputy director of the Beijing religious affairs bureau, told that Christian were devoted to resist foreign aggression. And these patriotic predecessors' anti-Japanese activities for the Anti-Japanese War made a historic contribution. Pastor Wu Wei, chairman of Beijing Christian academic affairs committee, shared the peace scriptures of Isaiah 2:2-4.
Beijing churches such as Fengtai, Chongwenmen, GangWaShi, Haidian, Nankou, and Chaoyang church choir, and Tianjin CCC&TSPM Christian union choir gave a feast to vocal music for the concert, including the well-known patriotic songs, and Christian songs "You raise me up", "the source of life", "Joyful, joyful, we adore Thee" etc.
More from CCD
Before the 2019 Chinese Lunar New Year, a rural gathering in Jilin Christians organized its members to clean up streets in order to eliminate fire hazards.
On January 31, 2019, a charity ministry of Liaoning Wafangdian Church visited 10 destitute families, giving them household items, according to the church.
The church in Jinsha New District, Qitaihe, Heilongjiang, held a praise and worship meeting to give thanks to the Lord.
In the past 2018, the Chinese church faced a completely different situation and gave different responses that collided with one another.
After the Reform and Opening up of China, the number of Christians in China has been rising continuously, which has inspired many people. Lots of people believe that the Chinese church has ushered in a great revival. However, it has also been pointed out that not only can the number of believers grow, but the quality of life of believers is even more critical. A closer observation reveals that the revival of urban churches cannot be overestimated.
48 people were baptized in Linyin, Shandong.
A Christian gathering in Jilin held a collective wedding ceremony for elderly people who had never had their own wedding ceremony.
On February 9, 2019, a new church and a painting and calligraphy institute were dedicated in Fujian.
A church cooked the dinner on Chinese New Year's Eve for people who were unable to gather with their families.
On January 12, 2019, the Fuyin Church in Tengtian, Yongfeng county, Jiangxi Province, celebrated the completion of its new church.