Sunday is the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church. You’re going to meet a man who was jailed for illegal evangelism. In fact, Bob Fu and his wife sought religious asylum in the United States. They now live here, but the persecution hasn’t stopped. Hear about their current situation and the way God is using believers in persecuted lands around the world. Don’t miss Chris Fabry Live.
Bob Fu is the president of ChinaAid and is one of the leading voices in the world for persecuted faith communities in China Fu was born and raised in mainland China and was a student leader in the 1989 Tiananmen Square Freedom and Democracy Movement in China. He attended People's (Renmin) University in Beijing. He later taught English to Communist Party officials at the Beijing Administrative College and Beijing Party School of the Chinese Communist Party from 1993-1996. He pastored a house church in Beijing until he and his wife were jailed for two months for illegal evangelism in 1996. In 1997, Bob and his wife, Heidi, fled to the United States seeking religious asylum and founded China Aid Association (CAA) in 2002. Bob Fu graduated with Ph.D. from St. John's College at the University of Durham in the U.K. in the field of religious freedom. He graduated from the Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, and was awarded an honorary doctorate degree on Global Christian Leadership from Midwest University, where he has served as a distinguished professor on religion and public policy.
Chris Fabry is the host of Chris Fabry Live, one hour of spiritual encouragement from his backyard radio fence. The program challenges listeners to think biblically about their spiritual journeys. Chris is also the author of the Christy Award-winning novel Dogwood, June Bug, ECPA Christian Book Award-winner (Fiction) Almost Heaven, Not in the Heart and Borders of the Heart. He and his family live near Tucson, Ariz.
Chris Fabry Live is designed to build up the spiritual immune system of the Christian men and woman. As you walk through the journey of faith called the Christian life, you meet new people, learn new things, laugh, cry and, most importantly, grow in your understanding of God.