Crosswalk.com aims to offer the most compelling biblically-based content to Christians on their walk with Jesus. Crosswalk.com is your online destination for all areas of Christian Living – faith, family, fun, and community. Each category is further divided into areas important to you and your Christian faith including Bible study, daily devotions, marriage, parenting, movie reviews, music, news, and more.

Religion Today Blog Christian Blog and Commentary

China: Christian Summer Camp Shut Down

  • Religion Today
    Religious persecution, missions, Christianity around the world
  • 2012 Sep 06
  • Comments

In China's Shaanxi province, police raided and broke up a summer camp organized by a house church, confiscating church property and taking the organizer to a police station for questioning, China Aid reports. Pastor Zhang Mingxuan, chairman of the 200-member house church that organized the camp, said police forced their way into the meeting -- where Christians were tutoring more than 30 children and teenagers -- and forcibly removed teaching supplies, such as computers and overhead projectors. Police also removed religious decorations from the home. According to a member of the church surnamed Chang, an official "said this was an illegal meeting, that proper procedures had not been completed. He said that house churches that have not gone through the proper procedures cannot meet again after today."

Follow Crosswalk.com