Beijing and Tianjin Churches joined the rescue team after the Tianjin explosion

By Issarch Li, August 25, 2015 11:08 AM

Yanjing Theological Seminary

Believers in Yanjin Theological seminary prayed for people in Binghai Tianjin explosion area, during the two services on Sunday Worship. That same day, all disciples of Zhushikou Church in Beijing also prayed for them. 

Pastor Yunqiang Zhang leaded the prayer gathering and all disciples prayed for firefighters on site and injured people that Lord will have mercy on them and give them strong hearts and mind to overcome all hardships; prayer for their families that Lord will give peace to them; prayer for the Tianjin Church that Lord will help them to find ways to help all people in need; to the Lord that He will take care of this disaster, control the toxin from spreading to other areas and provide safe air and drinking water.

Zhuhaikou Church set up a slogan, reading "Pray for Binghai, Tianjin", call for prayers from all believer. They have also had a special column for disciples and passers-by to write down their prayers.

Zhuhaikou Church prayed for firefighters and injured people that Lord will give them peace; for their families that Lord will console them, wipe their tears and cure the hurt in their hearts; for Tianjin Church that Lord will lead them in helping and caring injured people and families of those deceased people and in loving people around with Christ's love.
Reporting said that Tianjin Church joined the rescue team immediately after the explosion. On Aug. 15th, Tianjin Christian Council held conference with Shanxi Road Church, Tanggu Church and Weigang Road Church, to design emergency rescuing plan for Tanggu.

After the explosion on Aug.12th, disciples in Binghai district and Tanghu Church headed for the explosion site and offered first-aid. Also, local churches nearby opened up for injuries accommodate and help them.

Related Article

Must Read

comments powered by Disqus

More from CCD

Isolation or Separation: A Millennial Christian's Guide to Having a God Pleasing Life

Just because it is aesthetically appealing, it doesn't mean it is "God pleasing"

How to Celebrate Valentine's Day without Compromising Ash Wednesday and your Christian Faith

How will we observe Valentine's Day on the day the Lent season begins?

It’s Okay to be Single

In a world full of pressure not to be single, there are a few pointers on "How to be single."

Understanding Double Standards in the Christian World

How should Christians understand and see double standards?

Jiangxi Christians Cares about AIDS Patients

On January 26, 2018, the church in Pingxiang, Jiangxi, held an annual meeting for the AIDS prevention work done by a Christian volunteer team.

Church Medical Clinic Runs for 38 Years

Apart from medical, health-care services, and disease prevention for pastors, Christians, and non-Christians, the medical team carries out health lectures, free clinics, and delivers medicine in churches and disadvantaged areas.

What do You do When You’re Already Living Together

Pastor gives advice on what should people do when they're already living together before marriage.

What’s Christian Premarital Counseling?

Premarital aims to help people understand marriage after God's heart and how a couple imitate Christ to learn and practice love in their marriage in a few hours' counseling.

Guizhou Bible School Holds Theme Activities for Students

The Guizhou CCC&TSPM held a series of activities to extend the view of the students of Guizhou Bible School.

China’s Christian Theological Educational Commission Opens Work Meeting

In 2018, the commission plans to promote curriculum design in seminaries and title assessment of teachers, and the sicinization of Christianity.