Commercial and bureaucratic hindrances collided with an uncontrollable reality: the faith of many players.
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.