"We have seen a great
revivalómore and more Believers are becoming actively involved. I
believe that in the end, the Communist Party will be called the 'Servant
of the Lord.'"
Christians in China are refusing to bow to the demands of the Communist
government, holding fast to their faith despite overwhelming
persecution. Recently, the members of a large church miraculously saved
their building from demolition in the midst of an ongoing legal case
over the church's land. (Photo credit: Kevin Frayer/Getty Images/via Gospel Herald)
According to China Aid, Wei, the man in
charge of Mengen Church, revealed that local authorities devised a plan
to demolish his church and use the land to build a Buddhist temple. The
Communist authorities had even hired an electrician to cut off the
church's power and water supply.
Determined to save their building, the church
members convinced the electrician not to do so, despite his concerns
that he might lose his job. Members also wrote a petition that garnered
147 signatures and saved their church from demolition.
"[On July 28] several Christians went into
town to report this matter, because our church has all the legal
documents," a Christian told the outlet. "The town's government
personnel replied that they would conduct an investigation into this
matter, but I am afraid they have collaborated [with the people who
instigated the case]. The result will not likely be good."
While the church remains intact, local
officials are still gathering groups of officials to discuss continued
attempts to cut off the church's power and turn it into...
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