China: obscuring Christ Chinese authorities forced a church in Jiangxi province to paint over its name and replace it with a Communist slogan in December. Barnabas Fund photo: iStock The church was forced to display: ‘Follow the Party, Obey the Party, and Be Grateful to the Party,’ amid increasing attempts by officials to ‘sinicise’ (make Chinese) Christianity. subscribe now Join today to gain access to the rest of this article and many others. more info login If you are already a subscriber, log in to continue. log in access code If you have an access code, enter it here: Go free trial Get free access for 14 days: Sign up Click here to find out how we take care of your personal data.