Our friend Ruth shows Daniel the library. To attend, one must be a Christian for five years, have a letter of support from your pastor, and pass an admission test.
A hundred students attend this two year program. Ranging in age from 18 to 71, about 80% are women.
Ruth shows us her bed in the 10 person dormitory room. Married with a 12 year old son, she stays here during the week and goes home on the weekend.
Pastor Han is the director of the college and the only ordained person on staff. Since ordained people are rare, most Chinese churches are led by members with additional training as provided by the bible school. Church workers receive a stipend and rely upon family to support for their work.