Persecuted Beijing Christians evangelize police officers
CWN - April 28, 2011
Promise Hsu, a member of a Beijing Protestant church targeted by police, discusses the history of the Shouwang Church and its decision to continue to worship outdoors in the face of persecution.
One recently arrested couple “sang hymns, read the Bible, and prayed in the police car,” Hsu recounts. “They also gave the police officers a copy of the Bible and an autobiography about how a Chinese biologist became a Christian.”
One of the congregation’s publications notes:
“What if the police arrest me because of my participation in outdoor worship?” Do not resist; let them take us away, just like a lamb to the slaughter. In our hearts, we know that we gather here to worship; and for the sake of worship, we will pay the price. We believe in what the Lord has said: “Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.”
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach five million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Our Fall Campaign
Progress toward our final 2013 goal ($21,243 to go, assuming receipt of matching funds):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!