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Professionalism is a dimension of integrity and necessary for expatriate English teachers. Witness is an integral aspect of education. Neither should be neglected.
WeChat Knows You Really, Really Well (January 10, 2019, Sixth Tone) The Chinese social app’s 2018 report includes detailed profiles of five generations of users, impressing some and creeping out others.
How the State Is Co-Opting Religion in China (January 7, 2019, Foreign Affairs) Today’s China seeks not to marginalize competing groups and belief systems, the way Beijing did during the Mao era, but to co-opt them.
The year 2018: China’s civil society past, present and future (December 30, 2018, NGOs in China) Both Terminal 2 and China’s present civil society are like someone’s utilitarian fantasy or nightmare.
Having to leave your home in China suddenly is not just difficult, it is a trauma and should not be taken lightly.
"I agree with the principle of separation of church and state. However, this is simply a concept. It is not sufficient to help us face complicated church-state relationships. We must carefully, diligently study the Bible. How is the church to exist in this world?"
"The reason I’m persistently committed to rescuing people on this bridge is to wake up people’s sense of responsibility and love, to care for one another." Chen Si
Understanding and evaluating the social credit system.
That was the beginning of a month and a half of interrogations until we left China, my husband with a “ten days to leave the country” stamp in his passport.
Over the past year, prominent house churches in China were shut down by government authorities stirring up questions about how the church and state in China should interact. How can the church be the church in this environment? Where is the line between the church and the state?
"It struck me that almost all of the contributors touched at least briefly on one recurring theme: the need for teachers to approach their work with humility."
Of the more than 150 blog posts we published in 2018, here are the ones most read.
What caught the attention of Chinese Church Voices readers this year?
Distinguishing facts from rumors is never an easy endeavor, but it is even more difficult in China, where official information is often lacking.
Sinicization attempts to close the Chinese mind to all that is not CCP-approved and to once again shut the window on the world.