Three government-approved Protestant churches have been destroyed in Shandong’s Linyi city for various made up reasons.
Being a preacher in a government-controlled Three-Self Church no longer means being free from persecution
In its effort to blot out religion, the Chinese Communist Party uses churches and temples as venues for the non-religious to perform.
CCP is tightening the purse strings on Three-Self churches by forcing them to deposit their money, i.e., Christians’ tithes, into government-controlled bank accounts.
The march to establish religion “with Chinese characteristics” continues, with Buddhist temples now feeling the pressure, compromising their beliefs.