Tag Archives: persecution in China

4 Minute Daily Devotions: Rebel Cry

How a religious rebel kept his faith in the midst of injustice and oppression. Psalm 138:1 I will praise you, O LORD, with all my heart; before the “gods” I will sing your praise. Podcast version here: http://media.libsyn.com/media/stushie/Rebel_Cry.mp3 This is … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: Beijing Boycott

The Olympic Games in China are about to begin, but I cannot watch any of them. China is still persecuting and imprisoning Christians, even in the city of Beijing itself.   Podcast version here   1 Corinthians 9:24     Do … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: The Quiet Life

Paul urges us to lead a quiet life, minding our own business, and working with our hands. It’s a Christian pipe dream, because the world always invades our space. In China, a Christian businessman has been arrested for national security … Continue reading

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Religion: Why I’m Boycotting the Olympics – Reason #3: Christians being targeted

Breaking news from China reveals that authorities are clamping down on Roman Catholics who wish to worship at a Marian shrine during the month of May. The xenophobic Chinese leaders fear Christians mingling together for worship because they are afraid … Continue reading

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Pray for China

(As reported by Religious Intelligence)   By: George Conger. A COALITION of Christian advocacy groups has issued a call to prayer for the persecuted Christian Churches of China following a meeting in Zurich on March 28.   The Zurich Statement … Continue reading

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