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The author provides an overview of women’s roles in the church over the past 40 to 50 years of its relatively open development in China. She notes the meaningful contributions women have made, challenges they face, and suggestions for dealing with them, as well as the role of outsiders.
Covid outbreaks in Chinese ports could cause global goods shortages (June 16, 2021, The Guardian) An outbreak of Covid-19 in southern China has combined with the rapid reopening of the world economy and a shortage of shipping containers to cause a surge in transport costs that could fuel inflation and cause shortages of goods across the globe.
China is vaccinating a staggering 20 million people a day (June 9, 2021, Nature) For more than a week, an average of about 20 million people have been vaccinated against COVID-19 every day in China. At this rate, the nation would have fully vaccinated the entire UK population in little more than six days.
Faced with a demographic crisis, China relaxes birth limits (June 1, 2021, Christian Science Monitor) On May 31, China’s ruling Communist Party announced it will ease birth limits to allow all couples to have three children instead of two in hopes of maintaining its growth and avoiding the prospect of a declining population.
To reach Chinese youth around the globe with the gospel, the Youth Awakening Movement (青少年唤醒) has launched the world's first Chinese language youth ministry website.
Although disciple making is a universal task with consistent components and principles rooted in scripture, unique discipleship distinctives can be found in every culture. Here are some discipleship distinctives found in the Chinese context.
The situation of parents of disabled children in China is undoubtedly complicated, with a variety of factors at play.