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…. they were unschooled, ordinary men …. they had been with Jesus …. the crippled man healed standing with them – Acts 4:13,14

Who can separate us from the love of God? unconquerable, measureless, boundless

How is faith sustained in difficult, harsh situations? When vile evil & injustice is unleashed, when darkness descends, … how do the followers of Jesus arise … and shine ? … Continue reading

September 15, 2018

Jesus Christ the same yesterday, today and forever, His mercies new every morning

Sharing the simple wisdom from an 80 year old Chinese pastor, and his trust in God’s unchanging love & faithfulness against the odds. 8 Jesus Christ is the same yesterday,  today, … Continue reading

June 10, 2018

How Christ-like humility disarmed a Chinese community fight

This post is shares an account of a fierce community fight, … and with God’s help how a  humble man of peace  brought reconciliation. Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall … Continue reading

May 20, 2018

Signs of Jesus second coming, faith or fear? Why Persecution? Being ready

End times, Jesus’ second coming, eschatology, etc … — these are hot topics, … whenever disaster, wars, crises strike; ‘end of the world’  predictions, extrapolations, theories, signs, cause/effects, etc Here’s … Continue reading

March 30, 2018

Where two gather in my name, I am there with them – in prison

Zhang RongLiang: 1976, Xihua, Henan Province, China One day I got word that Feng Jianguo, known as “Uncle Feng,” was going to be transferred to Xihua camp.  I was overjoyed … Continue reading

January 20, 2017

Your pastor, … is he a good preacher?

Paul Borthwick: On a visit to Beijing, China, we went to church with a friend who teaches English and four of her university students.  These four young men were all … Continue reading

December 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

The fragrance of Christ revealed in suffering, persecution

2 stories from China in 1970s and 1980s. 1974, Fangcheng county, China Zhang RongLiang: By  May 11, I was still in shock.  Everything in me screamed with pain.  I had … Continue reading

July 10, 2016

UnHeroic Christianity

Having grown up in the East, and spent some time living in the West, … there seems to be a difference in Christian attitude towards opposition, persecution and shifts in … Continue reading

April 3, 2015

Extraordinary Disciple Multiplication

I’m amazed by the extraordinary numbers that Pastor Ying Kai and Grace have discipled and multiplied by the grace of God.  The power of God through just one couple who sows … Continue reading

June 18, 2014

Church in the snow

  I cannot but feel moved viewing these scenes from a 2009 ChinaAid report of members of 守望教会, Shouwang house church meeting on a frozen snowy November Sunday morning  for … Continue reading

June 15, 2014

Chinese Church Voices

Found a good and balanced blog of China church thoughts, happenings, etc, translated from various Chinese internet sources. Chinese Church Voices Missions | Chinese

June 13, 2014

From Tiananmen to Jesus

Journeys of 3 chinese who were on the 1989 Tiananmen Square “most wanted” list who found Jesus – Zhang Boli 张伯笠, Yuan Zhiming远志明, Chai Ling 柴玲. Zhang Boli 张伯笠 Zhang Boli’s Journey (testimony from NPR).  Click … Continue reading

June 3, 2014

Businessmen christians, Wenzhou

Here’s a video of businessmen christians in the “Jerusalem of the East”, Wenzhou To read further, more details are available on this link page, at sub-heading ‘Boss Christians’ And ‘China’s Jerusalem’. … Continue reading

May 28, 2014

Revival in China

When China closed its doors to foreign missionaries in 1949, there were about 700,000 protestant christians.  Through extreme persecution, suffering, hardship and martyrdom, the flame of the church in China … Continue reading

May 26, 2014

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