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Fangcheng Fellowship, China
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Fangcheng Fellowship (方城团契), also known as the Chinese Conversion Fellowship or the Fangcheng Mother Church, was founded in Fengcheng County, Nanyang City, Henan province, China. It was established by Zhang Rongliang (张荣亮), one of its current leaders, in 1981. Zhang, ordained in the same year, used to tour and evangelize the rural areas of Nanyang with Rev. Li Tian-en (李天恩) during the latter half of the Cultural Revolution. Zhang and Li’s testimonies were filled with numerous signs and wonders, healings, prophesies, and glossolalia, among which, the healings in particular, we…

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Li, Hui, “Fangcheng Fellowship, China”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online, Edited by: Michael Wilkinson, Connie Au, Jörg Haustein, Todd M. Johnson. Consulted online on 29 January 2023 <>
First published online: 2019
First print edition: 20201204

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