China Releases Jailed Christians; Pastor Detained

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- Two more Christians detainees from 'Nanle County Christian Church' (NCCC) in China's central Henan province have been released, just days after Pastor Zhang Shaojie was sentenced to 12 years imprisonment, representatives confirmed Wednesday, July 9.

BREAKING NEWS: China’s Popular Pastor Zhang Sentenced To 12 Years Imprisonment

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

zhang shaojie in prisonBEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- Zhang Shaojie, the popular pastor of 'Nanle Country Christian Church' (NCCC) in China's central Henan province, has been sentenced to 12 years imprisonment on charges of "fraud" and "gathering a crowd to disturb public order”, Christians confirmed Friday, July 4.

China Postpones Trial Of Detained Evangelical Pastor

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

YQX017_BishopBEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- Chinese authorities have "indefinitely postponed" the trial date of an evangelical pastor who has been detained on charges that supporters link to his effective work as a church leader. Pastor Zhang Shaojie’s trial date, which had been set for February 21, was previously already postponed twice in recent weeks, trial lawyers said.