Recent Blog Entries

Nov 25

Senior Care in China

Will the Church Step Up?

by Paul deMena

Looking at the challenges of the growing population of the elderly in China and the opportunities for churches to meet the needs. 

Nov 24

Choosing a Career

by ChinaSource Team

Whether in China or anywhere else around the world the choice of which career path to take is one that elicits no small amount of hand-wringing and late-night anxieties. For the Christian, there are additional concerns of avoiding corruption and trying to be in God’s will. How then should a Christian approach this question?

Recently, a blogger at The Good and Faithful Steward blog site shared some insights into the struggle.

Nov 23

China: Grandfather or Grandchild?

by Joann Pittman

In the first section of the article "The Shadow of Chinese History," writer Huo Shui gives an overview of Chinese dynastic history. We highlighted that section in a post titled “A Long and Glorious History.” In the second section of the article Huo Shui uses the concepts of grandfather and grandchild to help us understand China’s desire for dominance. 

Nov 20

Be A Better Dad Today

A Book Review

by Barney

Be a Better Dad Today: Ten Tools Every Father Needs by Gregory Slayton.

Reviewed by Barney.

Nov 19

ZGBriefs | November 19, 2015

by Joann Pittman

Featured Article

Government Enlists NGOs to Help Homeless (November 18, 2015, China File)
Wang and her colleagues are visiting Chen as social workers from a non-governmental organization called Ruifeng Social Service Center. Every Thursday evening, they take to the streets to find homeless people who need help. Tonight, they’re caring for Chen.

Nov 18

China's Urban Christians—A New Book by Brent Fulton

by ChinaSource Team

We are pleased to announce the release of China’s Urban Christians: A Light That Cannot Be Hidden, a new book by Brent Fulton. 

Nov 18

New China, Old China

by Swells in the Middle Kingdom

For those of us who live in China’s large cities, the stunning pace of technological and economic development can be overwhelming: ubiquitous smartphones, buses full of people streaming video on their hand-held devices as they commute in air-conditioned comfort, door-to-door food and grocery deliveries, super-chic cafes selling sugared caffeine or fruit libations hot or cold, Uber and DiDi rides on demand, and of course the explosion of online shopping. This is the “new China,” a thoroughly modern place that seems nicely in step with the cultural and economic trends we are familiar with back home in our passport countries.

Nov 17

Interview with a “Post-80s Pastor,” Part 2

by ChinaSource Team

From the series Interview with a “Post-80s Pastor”

Last week we posted part one of an interview with a young urban church pastor that was originally published in the Christian Times. In this post, part two, he talks about the challenges of church administration and the lack of theological resources.

Nov 16

3 Questions: Compiler of the Prayer Calendar

“Intercessors for China”

by Joann Pittman

From the series 3 Questions

A ChinaSource "3 Questions" interview with the compiler of the Intercessors for China prayer calendar.