Monthly Archives: June 2018

Letting Go of Everything for Christ

June 9 We started our presbytery meeting this morning with a worship service. For the last several years we have tried to schedule at least one day-long meeting among our other regular presbytery meetings. After the worship service Pastor Wang Yi shared about recent events surrounding his church and the three times he was detained […]

Pre-marital Counseling While Under Arrest

I met with my seminary staff today in Chengdu. They needed some encouragement and direction in light of the events from last week. Once again Pastor Wang Yi was detained on June 4, the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre in 1989. This time his wife was with him. He was released within 24 hours. […]

Messy But Alive

Over the past several weeks I have witnessed some of the most intense pressure I have ever personally been a part of in my entire 35 years of being a Christian. On May 12 Early Rain Covenant Church, a church I have worked with closely for the past 8 years since arriving in Chengdu, planned […]