Taiwan: mainline versus independent church growth;: A study in contrasts download epub
by Allen J Swanson
The fate of these independent churches after 1949 was tragic. The Assembly Hall Church Historical Beginnings.
The fate of these independent churches after 1949 was tragic. Although Watchman Nee did escape to Taiwan in 1949, he stayed but for a few days. In his book Christianity in Taiwan, Tong notes that:. amazing growth has recently been registered in Taiwan by a denomination which calls itself the Church Assembly Hall (or Little Flock). In 1948, this sect had only 8 members in all Taiwan. In 1959, according to an estimate of one of its active worker members, it had 20,000 adherents (1961:114).
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