New York, NEW YORK - This week, representatives of China’s state sanctioned church visited New York and engaged in dialogue with the overseas Chinese Churches.
Rev. Gao Feng, general secretary of Chinese Christian Council (CCC), revealed their plan to host the second “China Bible Exhibition” in October of next year in Washington D.C. and Dallas, Texas, at a meeting hosted by New York Theological Education Center on May 13.
Besides Feng, members of the visitation team include Rev. Pao Jia Yuan, vice general secretary of CCC, Presbyter En-Lin Oh, vice director of CCC’s overseas contact department, Jin-Ching Gu, secretary of CCC’s overseas contact department, and director of China’s State Administration for Religious Affairs of Christian sector.
Both Feng and Pao introduced the current growth status of churches in China, progress of theological education in the last three decades, and development strategies for the future.
The session included a time for question and answer. Feng answered the questions, and both sides engaged in sincere dialogue on various topics concerning the Chinese church.
Feng hopes that the overseas Chinese churches can give their support for next year's Bible exhibition through prayers
[Editor's note: reporter Quan Wei contributed to this report.]