In the past two decades, he has suffered persecution from authorities because of his religious belief.
Authorities in this city of Guangdong Province have shut down various house churches as part of a well-planned strategy of religious persecution.
The authorities use bail-granting procedures to exploit believers and make a financial profit.
Believers in Shandong have suffered years of suppression of their religious belief. After having moved their congregation site multiple times, they face a permanent closure in the near future.
Worshipers were forced to either completely close down their gathering places or start meeting in small groups after a sequence of crackdowns on house churches that adhere to head-covering tradition.
Authorities have raided multiple Sola Fide congregation sites earlier this year, arresting believers and confiscating churches’ assets.
Two house church leaders from Beijing were arrested in 2015; a year later, they were sentenced to three years in prison and fined.
A church leader, detained in March in Xinjiang’s Korla city, remains in custody to date.
A house church leader from Anhui was imprisoned for her belief without following proper legal proceedings.
A Shanxi house church preacher was arrested twice within a decade. As a result, his family was heavily indebted.