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-China: Christians Forced to Worship Xi Jinping Instead of Jesus?

Thursday, November 30th, 2017

            (Xi Jinping: Wikipedia) Chinese authorities have begun a new campaign to target Christians and force them to acknowledge the supremacy of the Communist Party over their religion. in some cases Christian families have been required to replace crosses and pictures of Jesus in their homes with posters of the Communist leader Xi Jinping. Here’s […]

-China: Becoming the Largest Christian Nation?

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

In 1949 the Chinese Communist government closed down all of the Christian churches and kicked the missionaries out of the country. There were 900,000 Chinese Christians at the time. Later during the ‘Cultural Revolution’ Chairman Mao and his wife declared that there were none, but the church had merely gone underground. Now there are over […]

-China Has a Plan to Eliminate House Churches?

Thursday, February 21st, 2013

                (Flag of the Chinese Communist Party:  Wikipedia) For over 40 years the Chinese communist authorities used everything and every tactic at their disposal to eliminate  illegal Christian groups meeting clandestinely in private homes.  They arrested the leaders and persecuted the families and yet the ‘house churches’ in China continued to grow exponentially. When the […]

-China: Battle Over Catholic Church Control Heats Up

Tuesday, July 19th, 2011

Chinese authorities have insisted for a long time that the Catholic Church in China is under government control and not subject to ‘foreign’ (Vatican) influence. As a result of this policy, the Chinese government has chosen new Bishops over the Catholic Church in China and has kept the old ones loyal to the pope under […]

-Scholar: China Notices Link Between Christianity and Economic Success?

Wednesday, May 18th, 2011

                                          (Flag of China via Wikipedia) The Chinese Communist authorities are all about controlling religion in their country particularly Christianity. They have noted the role that Christianity played in bringing down the Berlin Wall, Communist Poland,  and the Romanian despot and would like to avoid that outcome. However, one scholar says that the rulers have […]