Story number 3 for 1 Apr 2002

By April 1, 2002

(China)–The Baptist Press reports that a Chinese Christian leader who barely escaped execution in January wants his retrial to be conducted in public this time. 46-year old Gong Shengliang, of the South China Church, is scheduled for a second closed-door tribunal. However, lawyers are fighting for a public trial. Chinese believers are begging the Christian world to pray for them since the government appears to be cracking down on especially evangelistic church groups.

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