Arrive be part of FRC and hear Mr. Bob Fu converse about spiritual flexibility and the Chinese home church, including religious persecution in China and how the worldwide church can get ready for a potential democratic, cost-free China by obeying the biblical mandate to support the persecuted. As Christians we are all united beneath the banner of Christ and must seek out to support on yet another in time of need regardless of whether next door or around the globe.
Bob Fu is Founder and President of ChinaAid. Bob is one particular of the major voices in the world for the persecuted church in China. He was born and raised in mainland China and graduated from the University of Worldwide Relations of People’s (Renmin) College in Beijing. He later on taught English to Communist Celebration officials at the Beijing Administrative School and Beijing Celebration College of the Chinese Communist Party from 1993-1996. He pastored a home church in Beijing till he and his spouse ended up jailed for two months for “unlawful evangelism” in 1996.
Bob and his wife, Heidi, fled to the United States as religious refugees in 1997. Bob founded the China Support Association (CAA) in purchase to attract intercontinental consideration to China’s gross human rights violations against home church Christians. As president of CAA, Bob has testified prior to the Congressional Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, the Home Intercontinental Relations Committee, US Commission on Global Spiritual Flexibility (USCIRF), the Congressional-Govt Commission on China, and the Process Power on Worldwide Religious Freedom. He has also testified just before the United Nations Commission on Human Rights (USCHR), the International Press Association, and diplomats of EU member states and leaders of the European Union Commission and the European Parliament like the EU Parliament Vice-President, Mr. Edward McMillan-Scott. President George W Bush invited him together with 4 other freedom fighters to the White Residence in 2008 for session about spiritual flexibility and human legal rights in China.
Bob is a checking out professor in Faith and Philosophy at Oklahoma Wesleyan University and a Research PHD applicant at Durham University, Uk. In 2012 Bob was awarded an honorary doctorate diploma on international Christian management by Midwest University and has been serving as a distinguished professor on religion and public policy in the exact same establishment. In addition to being the China analyst for Voice of the Martyrs, Bob is the Editor-in-Main of Chinese Law and Faith Keep track of, a journal on religious flexibility and the rule of legislation in China, and the guest editor for Chinese Law and Federal government, a journal by College of California, Los Angles. He gained the 2007 John Leland Religious Liberty Award from the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Fee (ERLC).
He and Heidi have 3 kids, Daniel, Tracy, and Melissa.