Bob Fu

Rev. Bob Fu, Ph.D, was a former student leader during the Tiananmen Square democracy movement in 1989. In 1993, he graduated with a law degree on international relations from Renmin University of China in Beijing. He was a faculty member at the Beijing Party School of the CCP from 1993-1996.  He was also a house church leader in Beijing until he and his wife, Bochun “Heidi” Cai, were imprisoned in 1996. In 1997 he was exiled to the U.S. In 2002, he founded ChinaAid in Philadelphia to promote religious freedom and rule of law in China. He graduated with Ph.D. from St. John’s College at the University of Durham in the U.K in the field of religious freedom. His autobiography, God's Double Agent, was published in 2013 by Baker Publishing Group. Bob regularly testifies and briefs policymakers and legislators on religious freedom and national security,  foreign policy and rule of law as well refugee issues in the free world. In 2019 Bob Fu hosted the first ever Taiwan International Religious Freedom Forum ( in Taiwan along with Heritage Foundation and two Taiwan hosts. Bob Fu is a recipient of William Wilberforce Award by the Colson Center(2020). He is a member of Task Force on National Security and Foreign Policy as well as Policy on Asian Affair of the Heritage foundation.  He is a life member of Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) and Editor-in-Chief of the Chinese Law and Religion Monitor journal.

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Bob Fu wanted to become a communist leader. Instead, after becoming a Christian, he would lead an underground, theological training center in China and end up in prison along with his wife. View Show Notes →