China is tightening its grip on the country’s Christians through repeated efforts to persecute and silence the Church.
Chinese believers are being rounded up, imprisoned and some even tortured for their faith. In addition, government officials are removing crosses from churches, burning Bibles and demolishing church buildings.
“Churches have been forced to shut down. China has banned the online sale of the Bible as it works to rewrite the scriptures to include pro-government messaging,” said Jay Sekulow, chief counsel for the American Center for Law and Justice.