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Chinese Preacher and Wife to Attend Court for Administrative Reconsideration

05/01/2022 China (International Christian Concern) – A Chinese preacher and his wife who have received a hefty fine for organizing illegal religious gatherings will soon face court for the administrative reconsideration they had submitted for appeal. Preacher Yang Xibo and his wife Wang Xiaofei from Xunsiding Church in Xiamen received a notice of administrative punishment…

House Church Members Raided after Easter Baptism

04/22/2022 China (International Christian Concern) – After a house church in China’s coastal province held a baptism in the ocean during the Easter weekend, the members were raided by local police and asked to submit personal information. According to China Aid, on April 15, Pastor Mao Zhibin from Shenzhen Trinity Gospel Harvest church and six…

Chinese Police Arrest and Interrogate Seven Christians

04/12/2022 China (International Christian Concern) – On April 3, Chinese police raided a house church during a Sunday service and detained seven Chrisitians for allegedly violating pandemic rules that prohibit gatherings. The incident took place at Zion Reformed Church, which is in Shanxi province in northern China.   After storming into the church meeting on…

Interview with a Chinese Christian Who Continues to Testify Despite Persecution

By Gina Goh 04/09/2022 China (International Christian Concern) – A month after Beijing’s new Measures for the Administration of Internet Religious Information Service came into effect, many wonder how the Christians in China are doing in terms of virtual worship and gathering. Are they being targeted, banned, or arrested for conducting “illegal” religious activities? International…