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Chinese Government’s Harassment of Early Rain Covenant Church

Press Statement:

Heather Nauert
Department Spokesperson
Washington, DC
May 15, 2018
We are deeply concerned by the Chinese government’s reported harassment of the Early Rain Covenant Church, in Chengdu, Sichuan Province after they planned to hold a memorial service on May 12, for the victims of the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake. The United States government joins the people of China in mourning the loss of tens of thousands of lives in the tragedy, and notes the value of memorializing their lives and calling for full accountability to prevent or mitigate future disasters. Regarding reports that Chinese authorities confiscated bibles, we call on China to uphold its international commitments to promote respect for religious freedom for all persons

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The final step in resolving all conflicts is to forgive those who sin against you and be reconciled as far as it depends on you.

It will always cost you something great to forgive someone else. The person who has wronged you is in your debt until you decide to release that debt you’ve been holding on to. Forgiveness is a costly choice, but a choice that always pays the giver rich dividends. In this video, you’ll learn the bible’s answers to the questions:

What is true forgiveness?

How can I truly forgive someone?

It’s been said that to be reconciled means to replace hostility and separation with peace and friendship. The personal offenses that separate you from another person must be laid to rest through your confession and your forgiveness.

This 6-part series addresses the leader’s need to prevent and manage conflict in a way that loves people and honors God.

    • How do I understand conflict?
    • How do I redeem conflict?
    • How do I manage conflict?
    • How do I engage conflict?
    • How do I own conflict?
    • How do I reconcile conflict?

This brief video (3:58) will help you answer the question, “How do I reconcile conflict?” and think through what the answers mean for your life.

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The church leader is called to be the church’s Chief Repenter. Learn 7 practical marks of genuine confession!

One of the most significant ways church leaders can serve as examples to the church is through their repentance. But most leaders have never been taught how to confess their sins. In this video you’ll learn how to reconcile conflict through genuine confession by answering the question, “How do I own conflict?”

It’s been said that one of the most liberating acts in life is to confess your sin, not only to God but to another person. The Bible says, “confess your sins to one another and be healed.”

This 6-part series addresses the leader’s need to prevent and manage conflict in a way that loves people and honors God.

    • How do I understand conflict?
    • How do I redeem conflict?
    • How do I manage conflict?
    • How do I engage conflict?
    • How do I own conflict?
    • How do I reconcile conflict?

This brief video (4:28) will help you answer the question, “How do I own conflict?” and think through what the answers mean for your life.

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We help underserved church leaders
develop churches that transform lives and communities.