Chinese Police Proudly Record Their Torture of Christians
Warning from Randy Alcorn: Parts of this article are disturbing. We are printing it so you can pray for our suffering brothers and sisters, and to answer those who claim Chinese Christians are no longer persecuted.
Sister Ma and her family were sound asleep one night in May 2001, when Chinese Public Security Bureau police burst into her house and arrested her, her son and her daughter-in-law. The police left her 5-year-old grandson alone with nobody to take care of him. A 27-year-old woman, a friend and fellow Christian named Yu Zhongju, dropped by the house during the raid and was also arrested.
According to interviews with members of Sister Ma‚Äôs house church and statements smuggled out of prison, dozens of church members were arrested at the same time and beaten with clubs, jolted with cattle prods and burned with cigarettes. When they fainted, buckets of water were poured on them to revive...
Scott McMahan wrote: And yet Christians don't seem to notice or care that just about all Bible printing has been outsourced to China. I don't get it. So much Christian literature is printed in China now that it's hard to even boycott it.
Instead of blaming people for not boycotting enough, blame them for demanding uncompetitively high minimum wages for menial jobs (and voting themselves more & more employer mandates like health care etc.). The party's over: with the global economy now, life is going to be harder, so I'd rather have harder work than no work.
Stop assuming we have a God-given right to an "American Graffiti" lifestyle. That time has passed. Christians, of all people, ought to be thankful for any job they can get, no matter how humble.
And yet Christians don't seem to notice or care that just about all Bible printing has been outsourced to China. I don't get it. So much Christian literature is printed in China now that it's hard to even boycott it.