Posted on this site 23rd April 2007 (Updated 6th May 2007)
JESUS IN CHINA
Another beautiful film series by China Soul for Christ Foundation. This is the series on the faithfulness of the
Chinese people during persecution. The words below are all from the ChinaSoul website. All episodes in English --T
(The series on China, as a nation, moving away from God is here)
[**NOTE: THE FIRST 2 (TWO) MINS OF 3 EPISODES HAVE THE SAME INTRODUCTION**]The
filmmakers and crewmembers are a group of devout Christians. Courageous and
persistent, they went deep into China, interviewed hundreds of churches and
thousands of Christians. There were times when they were under hidden surveillance, and
other times when they were openly followed. On one occasion their cameras were confiscated. However, due
to their devotion and self-denial, they were able to reach the foundation of
the underground churches in China to obtain the true stories and know the
hearts and minds of Chinese Christians. They shot nearly five hundred hours of
footage, from which four hours were chosen to form the final version of the
The goal of making "The Cross - Jesus in China" is to leave history
a record that provides the truth of Christianity in China. The film also serves
as an encouragement to Chinese Churches around the world and a gift to each
Chinese Christian. Moreover, it presents a new perspective for everyone who is
concerned about the future of China: what role does Christianity play in the
reconstruction of the spiritual world of Chinese?
view as larger screen (not as clear): click on the Google Video icon, and go straight
to the Google site. For remaining videos click on "From User".]
Seeds of Blood - Episode 1 of "The Cross - Jesus in China"
"The Cross - Jesus in China".
The film answers the question raised by many people outside China: how did the number of Chinese Christians increase
from 700,000 in 1949 to approximate 70 million today despite communist
Using live footage and interviews, the film captures the true
stories of many people and seeks to answer the most common questions:
how does the Chinese government deal with Chinese Christians and
vice-versa? How did Chinese Christians develop, survive and grow? What
kind of people are they and what influence have they had and will have
on Chinese society?
The first episode "Seeds of Blood" follows the bloody
footprints of the Chinese missionaries of the older generation after
the Boxer Rebellion, particularly in the past fifty years. The stories
of famous ministers such as Mingdao Wang, John Sung, Watchman Nee,
Allen Yuan, Samuel Lamb, Moses Xie, Yang Xinfei, and Epaphras are
Narrated In English.