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Ministry transitions occur for a variety of reasons, but God is faithful and directs the paths of each person and family.
From imitation to innovation: How China became a tech superpower (February 13, 2018, Wired)
In China, change comes so quickly that the future can arrive before the past is fully stripped away.
Possible deal between Vatican and China alarms many Catholics (February 2, 2018,
The Washington Post)
Reports that the Vatican and China have reached an agreement on appointing bishops have been greeted with consternation by many Catholics in China and Taiwan.
China’s Rise and the Church’s Call (January 30, 2018, The Gospel Coalition)
We need to welcome a newfound interdependence with the global church—including brothers and sisters in China.
A conversation on effective partnering in the Chinese context.
A church in Zhangzhou shares a meal with those unable to be with their families on Chinese New Year's Eve.
Believers in the West have much to learn about suffering from our brothers and sisters in China.
Pastor Wang Zhenmin says homogenization is one of the major crises facing China’s church.
Why at the end of 2017 was there a sudden flood of people posting photos of themselves when they were 18-years-old on Chinese social media? And what were the captions they were writing?
After decades of a rift, things seem to be moving swiftly towards some type of agreement. But what is driving this, and why now?
Jackson Wu does not write about contextualization so much as he answers the question, “Practically, how do we contextualize the gospel?”
The Gospel will be taken to nations by obedient servants who hear God’s voice and devote themselves wholeheartedly to mission. This issue cannot be solved by money or power. In order for Chinese Churches to become missional churches they need sound ministry, systematic training, and an effective mission strategy. Ezra Jin
Why the new regulations are necessary and why they contribute to the development of China.
from Brent Fulton’s article about the rising influence of China and its impact on the Western church.
With Chinese New Year only two weeks away, there is definitely an energy in the air—shopping, planning trips home, booking dinners and gatherings. Underneath this flurry of festive activity lies a very real and difficult social struggle.
“TSPM or house church?”—often the first question asked about a particular church or pastor, in China.
As a Chinese house church pastor who has studied church-state relations and followed religious legislation for a long time, I have the following five views toward these new regulations. Wang Yi