Several sources are reporting that yet again, Beijing has increased pressure on religious groups. Beginning this year, all “approved” religions must conform to its new Administrative Measures for Religious Institutions.
Understanding the origins of the coronavirus pandemic is vital for predicting and stopping the next viral pandemic. Understanding the origins of the sin pandemic is even more vital for defeating our tempter and pursuing holiness.
Since 2017, more than 1 million Uyghurs have been placed in suspected internment camps by the Chinese government. The government claims that the camps are vocational training camps set up to help fight back against religious extremism, but escapees of the camps have described them as abusive. Here is what you should know about the imprisonment of the Uyghurs in China:
The 2020-2021 Wilberforce Award recipient, Bob Fu, is a champion for the image of God, tirelessly engaged in defending the right to life of so many of our brothers and sisters in China.
According to recent reports, Chinese officials have removed several Christian apps from app stores available in the country.
According to the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom, religious freedom worsened in China in 2020.
Social scientists have learned crucial lessons from the success of anti-foot binding campaigns in the early to mid-1900s. For example, the missionaries that began the fight against foot binding did not try to lead the movement. Instead, they recruited and helped organize local Chinese people to lead the movement. Though not all of these indigenous leaders and participants in the campaign were Christians, many were. The movement effectively drew in non-Christian intellectual leaders like Kang Youwei by using arguments grounded in the understandable Chinese desire for respect from other nations.
According to International Christian Concern, the Chinese government is launching a new campaign to rid the country of organizations that are not registered with the government but have "carried out activities in the name of a social organization, private non-enterprise unit or foundation." House churches are reportedly one of the targeted groups.
According to new reports, U.S.-Chinese relations are off to a rocky start under the Biden administration.