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CMC Global 2020—On Demand

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Spring 2021 Issue

ChinaSource Quarterly

Women and the Missio Dei in China

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Editorial ⋅ Hope Bentley

Women with a Harmonious Purpose—The Missio Dei

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Women in Ministry in China

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.

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ZGBriefs | April 15, 2021

'Ping Pong Diplomacy's' Legacy Challenged, 50 Years Later (April 10, 2021, NPR) Today marks the 50th anniversary of Ping-Pong diplomacy. That's when the U.S. table tennis team went to China for exhibition games at the height of the Cold War. Their trip changed history.

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ZGBriefs | April 8, 2021

China’s expat tax reform could see more than a third of American firms leave Shanghai, AmCham says (April 1, 2021, South China Morning Post) More than a third of multinational firms in Shanghai are considering moving all or part of their operation out of China or to another Chinese city when tax exemptions on allowances for foreign employees expire next year…

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ZGBriefs | April 1, 2021

China’s Social Credit System: Speculation vs. Reality (March 30, 2021, The Diplomat) Today, the social credit system still remains a disjointed mix of ambitious national level targets and guidance, varying regional pilot programs, and scattered mass data collection mechanisms.

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ZGBriefs | March 25, 2021

Wuhan study spotlights China’s Covid-19 herd immunity challenge (March 20, 2021, South China Morning Post) Swift lockdown measures brought disease under control but population vulnerable to imported infections without vaccinations. Researchers find possibly 10 times more people than original estimates could have been infected but herd immunity is a long way off.

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CMC Global 2020—On Demand

If you want to be encouraged by what God is doing in the world, I encourage you (and your church or small group) to take advantage of this opportunity.

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An Earlier CSQ Look at Women in China

From the 2002 summer issue of ChinaSource Quarterly.

Chinese Church Voices

Celebrating Easter across China

How did churches across China celebrate Easter? This article from China Christian Daily gives a flavor of some Easter celebrations in Three-Self registered churches in three different provinces.

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It’s Easter. It’s Been a Long Time. Why Am I Still Hurting?

Because that’s how grief works. It is not just a once in a lifetime thing, it comes back at unexpected moments.

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John Song: Modern Chinese Christianity and the Making of a New Man

A Book Review

"A colorfully descriptive and meticulously documented" biography of John Song.

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Reflecting on Tea and Evangelism

A ChinaSource Perspective on the coming 2021 spring issue of CSQ, "Women and the Missio Dei in China."

Chinese Church Voices

Celebrating Palm Sunday in Gansu Province

Many churches in China are still unable to meet in person. However, this church was able to resume its services in time for Palm Sunday and Holy Week.

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Catholicism in China

For those of us in the Protestant community who are engaged in serving the church in China, it is easy to focus on our corner of Christianity, however it may be defined, and completely miss the Catholic experience. This webinar helps broaden our understanding.

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Why Not Shout Together?

The Joy of the Resurrection

“He’s the Lamb! They always killed a lamb at that time! He died at that time. He’s the Lamb that died—but he came back to life!”

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Formed by Our Narratives

These narratives can also have a distorting effect upon those who employ them, for our China stories speak to more than simply what we think about China; they also reveal what we desire.

Chinese Church Voices

Bread of Life Bakery

Four young Christian women with physical disabilities share how they run the Bread of Life Bakery.

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Rejection or Restoration?

“Confucian Shame in Christian Thinking,” recorded webinar now available.

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Seeking Shalom in a Hostile Environment

Frameworks for Discussion

Learning to think biblically in responding to challenging and changing times.

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The Heart of a Single Servant

Hearing from the heart of a young, single, Christian woman ministering in China.

Chinese Church Voices

Chinese Young People Seek to Improve Their Futures (2)

China is officially an atheist country, but that does not mean that there is not a vibrant spirituality in the country. Interest in New Age-type spirituality has soared in recent years in China. And, as this article from Territory points out, young people are particularly drawn to these practices.

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Destination Peking

Tales of 18 expats who lived, at least for a time, in the Peking of the early 20th century.

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