China Gospel Fellowship

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The China Gospel Fellowship (Chinese: 中华福音团契) also known as the Tanghe Fellowship (唐河团契) is one of the largest evangelical Christian religious movements in China,[1] a house church network formed in the province of Henan.[2] In 2002, the Eastern Lightning Chinese Christian cult kidnapped 34 of the Fellowship's leading members and held them for two months.[3] In 2004, more than 100 leaders of the church were arrested as part of governmental raids against unregistered churches.[4]


  1. ^ Xi Lian (23 February 2010). Redeemed by Fire: The Rise of Popular Christianity in Modern China. Yale University Press. p. 219. ISBN 978-0-300-12339-5. Retrieved 14 May 2012. 
  2. ^ Aikman, David (1 November 2006). Jesus in Beijing: How Christianity Is Transforming China And Changing the Global Balance of Power. Regnery Publishing. p. 73. ISBN 978-1-59698-025-9. Retrieved 14 May 2012. 
  3. ^ Aikman (2012), p. 81, 367.
  4. ^ Foxe, John (1 April 2007). Foxe: Voices of the Martyrs. Bridge Logos Foundation. p. 423. ISBN 978-0-88270-330-5. Retrieved 14 May 2012. 

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