“'He’s been through all that himself,” said one team member. “He got malaria, he got eczema from head to toe, he was beaten from head to toe in a high security prison with no light.”
"Su was imprisoned for proclaiming Christ, as the government associated it with subversion from abroad.
“'It was only because he was talking about the Gospel,” one of Su’s team members said. “The gospel was considered American religion, so it was assumed that if you brought it into the country, you supported America and worked for the CIA.
“'The authorities began killing prisoners. There were seven cells, and he was in the seventh cell. They went in order: one, two, three, four, five, six, each one getting shot and killed. But for some reason they stopped at his cell. Somehow God saved his life.”
"Continual persecution is only strengthening Su’s faith..."