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‘Typhoon No. 5 Campaign’ expels 100+ Missionaries from China July 16, 2007

Posted by moverstreet in Bible & Theology, Church, Missions/Evangelism/Apologetics, World News.

In a bold move, the Chinese government has executed the largest expulsion of foreign missionaries in recent memory. In 1954, the Chinese Communist government expelled all foreign religious workers after taking power in 1949. Since then, China has refused to recognize international missionary status. As a result, many missionaries work in education or corporate sectors to stay in China.

Working in Xinjiang, Beijing, Tibet, and Shandong, the operation, code name “Typhoon No. 5” was an effort to silence mission activities before the Beijing Olympics next year.

Pray for those who work diligently to spread the gospel there.

Read the article here.



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