Monthly Archives: May 2011

What the government fears is the allegiance of its people to something other than China.

This is a good article from the Guardian about Shouwang. Do keep praying for our brothers and sisters there. ————- Visiting Beijing’s now-disbanded Shouwang church late last summer, I struggled to secure a seat. For an “underground” church it was … Continue reading

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Petition for Shouwang church

Leaders of various house churches in Beijing have launched a petition regarding the activities with Shouwang.  Do please be praying that those in government: “First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all … Continue reading

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Xiangtan

A friend is on a business trip to Xiangtan – the home town of Mao Zedong.  We were on the web looking for a church for her, and it seems that there are lots of churches there. I find that … Continue reading

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Sunday 8th May

Persecution of Shouwang Church Members Continues for Fifth Sunday China Aid Association (Beijing – May 8, 2011) The church-state confrontation between one of Beijing’s largest house churches and the Chinese authorities continued for a fifth straight Sunday, with police detaining … Continue reading

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Harmony in Beijing amongst the churches

Whilst the government of China is pursuing “harmonious relationships” within the country, they are busy persecuting the one place where such harmony already exists: in the church.  Here’s a report from a pastor in Beijing who isn’t attatched to Shouwang, … Continue reading

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Changes to the government response to Shouwang

Last Sunday members of Shouwang tried to meet as before with the same result – 30-40 people were arrested.  According to Chinaaid the leaders at Shouwang have heard that China’s top leaders are planning to escalate their opposition to Shouwang, … Continue reading

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