Some were not interested in losing their power and corrupt privileges. Others preferred to continue their religious life with a “straw God”.
People in France, Spain, Germany, Italy and Sweden are more interested in “spirituality” than in “religion”. A global survey shows that China and Indonesia have a great interest in religion.
The show's producers hope that the play will give Chinese people a biblical perspective to improve family relationships, a big challenge in China.
We all prayed before the computer, with its email from Beijing, opening a new door to the Holy Spirit to reach a whole country.
“Organ pillaging in China is a crime in which the Communist Party, the health system, hospitals, and the transplant profession are all complicit”, Human Rights activist David Kilgour tells Canadian lawmakers.
Jess and Rena with their baby son were kicked out and all their sheep and horses were taken away. They didn’t have any money, not enough clothes to wear and no place to sleep.
Authorities in the eastern Chinese province of Zhejiang have banned all forms of religious activity in hospitals in an ongoing crackdown targeting the region's burgeoning Protestant Christian community.
Another concern is the governmental regulation of religious groups to stifle the freedom to worship. The report also takes aim at the genocide against Christians carried out by Daesh and Boko Haram.
Chinese Millennials look to the church for answers to life's big questions. 62% of China's believers are between the ages of 19 and 39.
Large religious activities have also been banned to create a "safe environment." Zhejiang has been an area particularly targeted by cross removal government campaign.
Although China is officially an “atheist country”, it is also where most Bibles are printed. Amity Printing plans to reach 150 million this summer.
6 in 10 slaves live in one of these five countries: India, China, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Uzbekistan.
Syria, Central African Republic, Egypt, Iraq, and Vietnam are also among the “countries of particular concern.” For the first time, Western Europe is in the list as a place that “deserve monitoring.”
President Xi Jinping threatens non-official churches with more controls and says Communist party members must remain “staunchly atheist.” State media spread the conclusions of governmental conference on religion.
God is at work in a powerful way that in the last 40 years it is estimated that over 100 million people have become disciples of Jesus Christ in China.
Political and cultural changes are happening in Taiwan. Christians (4.5 per cent of population) should better reach out to young people, believes Michael Dixon, an English teacher who has lived in the island for more than 20 years.
University campuses are the first place where Chinese students are exposed to different religious ideas, and invited to consider them freely.
After clearly winning the election, Dr Tsai Ing-Wen becomes the first female President of Taiwan. What is her profile? What is her vision for the future of the island?
Both men called each other “Mr”, to avoid saying “president” so as not to give legitimacy to each other’s governments.
First Mission China 2030 Conference was attended by 900 evangelical pastors. 200 missionary commitments were made as the first step toward fulfilling this vision.
A series of enormous explosions killed at least 50 people and injured more than 700. Greenpeace warned “certain chemicals will pose a risk to the residents.”
Pastor Bao Guohua, his wife, and 5 other church employees have been falsely accused of embezzlement and disrupting social order. 1,200 crosses have already been removed.
A journalist follows the detention of a Taiwanese citizen in China, after he displayed a R.O.C. flag. Youtube platform is used to highlight his case.
While the draft for the ban is yet to be approved, authorities have removed nearly 400 crosses from the rooftops of churches since early 2014.
Survey says 63% of world's population is “religious.” Thailand comes out as most religious country. European countries like Czech Republic and Spain among top ten "atheist" countries.
The Chinese Communist Party worries that, on current trends, China will be the largest Protestant country in the world by around 2030.