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China Exports Its Panopticon

by Kevin Lea

By Mike Riggs August/Sept 2019 Issue   Note from Pastor Kevin Lea: Coming to a country near you.   Uighur farmers. (Todenhoff/Creative Commons) Science fiction writers have wondered for years what an all-encompassing surveillance state might look like. China decided to build it. Over the last year, The New York Times has revealed the lengths to which […]

Snitches Rewarded In China for Exposing Christians China continues its brutal crackdown on underground churches – even going as far as putting a bounty on the heads of church leaders.

by Kevin Lea

Steve Jordahl (OneNewsNow.com) Tuesday, April 2, 2019 Note from Pastor Kevin Lea:  In 1994, I met with Pastor Samuel Lamb at his church in Guangzhou China. He explained to us how the decades of persecution he endured had actually spread the gospel and strengthened the church.  I can still hear him telling me, “Persecution good […]

Christians ‘Standing in the Way’ of China’s Xi Jinping’s Totalitarian Rule

by Kevin Lea

December 18, 2018 By George Thomas http://www1.cbn.com/cbnnews/world/2018/december/christians-standing-in-the-way-of-chinas-xi-jinpings-totalitarian-rule It was 40 years ago this week that China opened its doors to the world and launched a series of ambitious reforms that would create one of the world’s largest economic engines. “China is now the world’s second largest economy, the biggest manufacturer, top trader of goods, and […]

The Crisis in China (Part One) – The Worst Persecution in 40 Years

by Kevin Lea

By Asia Harvest November 2018 https://asiaharvest.org/the-crisis-in-china-part-one-the-worst-persecution-in-40-years/   “If the world hates you, keep in mind that it hated me first. If you belonged to the world, it would love you as its own. As it is, you do not belong to the world, but I have chosen you out of the world. That is why […]

China Trying to ‘Rewrite the Bible,’ Force Churches to Sing Communist Anthems

by Kevin Lea

By Samuel Smith , CP Reporter | Sep 28, 2018 (PHOTO: THE CHRISTIAN POST) Rev. Bob Fu, founder of China Aid, speaks at a House Foreign Affairs’ subcommittee hearing on the increasing persecution in China in Washington, D.C. on Sept. 27, 2018. WASHINGTON — The Chinese government is supervising a five-year plan to make Christianity more compatible with socialism in […]

City Settles Lawsuit with Fire Chief Fired For His Faith

by Kevin Lea

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 Chris Woodward (OneNewsNow.com) The former fire chief of Atlanta who has argued over the last few years that he was fired for his Christian faith and beliefs got some good news yesterday. On Monday the city of Atlanta agreed to pay Kelvin Cochran $1.2 million in the wake of a federal district […]

Missionaries at Border Spread Christianity to North Korea

by Kevin Lea

April 5, 2018 By Shih Note from Pastor Kevin Lea:  Amazing what real, born again Christians in other parts of the world are willing to sacrifice in order to tell others about how to have saving faith in Jesus.    SOUTHERN JILIN PROVINCE, China (AP) — To the North Koreans gathered beneath a crucifix in […]

Preacher Found Guilty of Crime for Sharing Gospel, ‘Jesus Only Way to God,’ Says He Loves Muslims, Gays

by Kevin Lea

BY STOYAN ZAIMOV , CHRISTIAN POST REPORTER Jun 29, 2017 Michael Overd, the Christian street preacher who was found guilty of public order offenses for saying “Jesus is the only way to God,” said in an appeals court Wednesday that he’s not a hate preacher, and he loves Muslims and gay people. image: http://d.christianpost.com/full/77155/590-570/img.jpg (Photo: Facebook/Mike Overd)Mike Overd, […]