CHINA (BP) -- China startled Christians by tightening its "choke-hold" on churches there in September, banning Christian education for children and unregistered church
DAVIS, Calif. (RNS) When Ian Johnson first went to China as a student three decades ago, he pronounced religion there “dead.”
But Johnson, a Pulitzer Prize-winning
Volunteers for China seeks to build long-term relationships through summer language missions.
WASHINGTON -- Ask most American Christians where the largest Bible printing facility in the world is and they might imagine Nashville, Dallas or London to hold that honor. Few would guess the correct answer: China. On Sept. 28, opening ceremonies were held in Washington for
Religious liberty in China is expanding, and the Chinese Christian community is growing, but American observers continue to hope for more progress.
HONG KONG (RNS/ENI) -- The Chinese government’s new head of religious affairs has downplayed the role of house churches during his first official visit to Hong Kong, saying they must be registered with the government for their own protection.
By Jennifer Harris Word&Way News Writer Leaders representing The Baptist Home, Baptist General Convention of Missouri and the Missouri Baptist Foundation traveled with retired missionary Harlan Spurgeon to China Aug. 22 - Sept. 6. BGCM executive director Jim Hill, Foundation president James Smith and
By Jennifer Harris Word&Way News Writer Culture and geography cannot separate the fellowship of believers. Cynthia Holmes, attorney in Clayton and member of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of Missouri Coordinating Council, discovered the similarities between Baptists during a recent trip to China