Comments from the guest editor.
With the recent influx of Chinese to Africa, how can the church stand in the gap and bring to these immigrants the gospel that will ultimately result in their reconciliation, not only with God but also with the Africans?
Expat Wrestling Season: The internal clash between staying and going (December 3, 2019, The Culture Blend) It’s here again. Wrestling season. For the expats. Here’s the backstory . . . for the rest of you. Expats don’t stay forever. We come and go.
How To Survive an Increasingly Difficult China (November 20, 2019, China Law Blog) The New Normal has greatly increased the risks for foreign companies that do business in or with China.
Names from God: The power of Protestant names in China (November 13, 2019, Contemporary China Centre Blog) Church leaders play a central role in the naming process and some are regarded as such adept name-givers that they are approached by people from outside of the church to name children.
What we fundamentally believe about China’s church goes a long way toward determining how we will choose to engage, how we view what is desirable, and what is possible.
Delineating nine areas of expectations for pastors in China.
Something about tea in little cups encourages people to open up and reveal their hearts.
A family learns new ways to show hospitality and build relationships in China.
A look at how churches are responding.
If facial recognition technology is being rolled out in every other public space, why would we think churches and other religious institutions would be exempt?
Brother Xu Guoyong, co-founder of Oak Tree Press in Beijing, was tragically killed in an accident in January 2016. In this excerpt from his writings he reflected on the time he spent imprisoned for his faith.
Some of the stories and faces of those brought the gospel to remote areas of China.
If you intend to live and work in China, France, or wherever, check your attitude. With an attitude of acceptance, participation, immersion, you will not only develop meaningful relationships, but language acquisition will be enhanced.
Some observations of the impact of the religious regulations and Siniciation on Three-Self churches.
Have you considered that the Chinese student you are connecting with may one day be a person of influence in China?
The Hou Zaimen church in Jinan, Shandong Province has developed a system for training lay people and managing meeting points which are contributing to the spiritual growth of believers.