More Chinese House Churches Subjected to Violent Attacks and Seizures

More Chinese House Churches Subjected to Violent Attacks and Seizures

(Bitter Winter) — Religious groups in China are forced to submit to the CCP and organize activities following the Party’s policies; otherwise, they will be identified as unlawful and targeted for eradication. On Oct. 16, more than 20 government officials from the Cangshan district in Fuzhou, the capital of the southeastern province of Fujian, force-entered […]

Report: China Counting Its Christians, Pastors Shifting Strategy to Avoid Shutdown

Report: China Counting Its Christians, Pastors Shifting Strategy to Avoid Shutdown

(Mission Network News) — Rumors that China’s Central Government ordered its towns to monitor and count Christians appear to be true. More specifically, Asian Access’ Joe Handley says, “What we’re hearing is they’re following up and wanting to get actual names of those who believe in God. And it’s not just Christianity. It also includes [non-theistic […]

10 Sola Fide Chinese House Church Meeting Venues Shut Down

10 Sola Fide Chinese House Church Meeting Venues Shut Down

(Bitter Winter) — On June 23, local government officials launched a joint operation, separately arriving at each meeting venue of True Love Church, a part of the Sola Fide network of house churches, to seal off the church and arrest the church’s leaders. About 10 personnel from the Ethnic and Religious Affairs Bureau and Public […]

Chinese House Church Worships in a Bathhouse to Evade Shutdown

Chinese House Church Worships in a Bathhouse to Evade Shutdown

(Bitter Winter) — Since the new Regulations on Religious Affairs came into effect in 2018, all places of worship that are not part of the official, CCP-run religious institutions face the risk of being eliminated altogether and forced to be put under the state’s control. To continue adhering to their faith, many house church Christians […]

Chinese Court Upholds Sentence Against American Pastor Serving 7 Years Behind Bars

Chinese Court Upholds Sentence Against American Pastor Serving 7 Years Behind Bars

PU’ER — A court in China has upheld a sentence against an American pastor who is currently serving seven years behind bars on a charge of “organizing illegal border crossings,” which some believe is a clever way to prosecute the pastor for his faith. The Pu’er Intermediate People’s Court in Yunnan Province reaffirmed the sentence […]