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The roles entail responsibilty for al operations of the seminary, its leadership and management, its academic mision, its spiritual mision, fundraising, alocation of its resources, personel, and more. This only happened because officials at the school were not familiar with their school district policy that prohibited churches from renting school classrooms and gymnasiums. Furthermore, recalling the impact of the Jackson-Vanik Amendment, they thought religious freedom could be used to undermine Chinese communism.

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