The Back To Jerusalem Podcast
Many mistake the idea of Back to Jerusalem as a movement of the Chinese church to evangelize Jerusalem. However, Back to Jerusalem is the goal of the Chinese church to evangelize the unreached peoples from eastern provinces of China, westwards towards Jerusalem. Our organization partners with the church of China to not only evangelize the religiously oppressed areas of Asia, but to also train and send Chinese missionaries into the unreached regions of the globe, including Muslim, Buddhist, and Hindu nations. This podcast is a publication of the 501(c)(3) organization Back To Jerusalem and chronicles our experiences from the field.
What can we learn from the persecuted church? What lessons do they have to teach us? How can we prepare for the coming days of persecution? For the first time in our history, BTJ is hosting a VOICES OF THE PERSECUTED CHURCH CONFERENCE (VoP), to highlight the testimonies of underground house church leaders from China, the Middle East and Africa.Continue Reading
‘On those living in the land of deep darkness a light has dawned’ Isaiah 9:2 We prepare to celebrate the coming of Immanuel. And not just us. All over the world, Christians celebrate (be it on different dates) the coming of Christ to earth. The persecuted church celebrates too. Often in secret. And when public festivities are allowed, there isContinue Reading
Not only Christian organisations worry about the increase of persecution world wide. An interesting report was published last week, as a result of an independent enquiry commissioned by Jeremy Hunt, the UK foreign secretary. The main takeaway was that the persecution of Christians is a pressing human rights issue, and in many situations the UK government fails to recognise orContinue Reading
Easter is the celebration of the ultimate victory of the Son of God over sin and death. No wonder it is also a target for forces that oppose him to try to intimidate the church. The terror attacks in Sri Lanka are one horrendous example. Another example is China’s continued efforts to erase visible signs of Christianity from the country.Continue Reading
Yesterday I attended a Christmas service for children in my church. Scores of little angles, shepherds and wise men, excitedly and nervously acted out the greatest miracle in the universe, God being born as a baby. Christmas is a feast of innocence. A virgin girl becomes pregnant, her loyal fiancée stays with her as she becomes mother of the onlyContinue Reading