We know the church in China has grown, but what has influenced individuals to place their trust in Christ?Keep Reading
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The Wenzhou model for missions is examined; its origins, development, and characteristics, along with its strengths and weaknesses are discussed.
China is home to 18 of the 20 most surveilled cities in the world (July 27, 2020, Inkstone News) Beijing has the most CCTV cameras installed of any city in the world and Taiyuan, the capital of the central province of Shanxi, has the most cameras per person.
China Considers New Rules, Mandatory Trainings for Foreign Teachers (July 20, 2020, Sixth Tone) Foreign teachers could be fired for “harming China’s national sovereignty” or “engaging in religious education,” according to a recent draft regulation from the central government.
These are the 5 Covid-19 Vaccines Currently Being Developed in China (July 12, 2020, Sixth Tone) As pandemic fears engulf the world, scientists across the globe are racing to develop a Covid-19 vaccine.
International students may need to leave US if their universities transition to online-only learning (July 7, 2020, CNN) International students who are pursuing degrees in the United States will have to leave the country or risk deportation if their universities switch to online-only courses…
We know the church in China has grown, but what has influenced individuals to place their trust in Christ?
There is a Chinese saying 《十年树木，百年树人》 which means, “It takes ten years to grow a tree but a hundred to cultivate a person.”
If the global pandemic has laid bare our shared vulnerability, then it has also highlighted our interdependence as global citizens.
Millions have been affected by severe flooding in southern China. Let's pray with Christians in China that the floods subside and relief reaches those in need.
What do two nationwide studies tell us about the growth of the church in China?
While many places in China continue to take precautions against the coronavirus pandemic, churches in some areas are resuming their in-person worship services. The Gospel Times highlights several churches that recently resumed worship services.
Looking beyond the numbers to understand the factors that contributed to the unprecedented growth of the church in China.
When we lived in Asia, I was constantly asked for things and especially for money. Being a typical American, I was offended with their constant asking. I discovered later that asking for favors was a means of developing relationships.
A mother shares how she and her son prayed together for his gaokao exam.
Getting beyond how many Christians there are in China to how is this remarkable growth of the church taking place.
As the world ground to a halt this year due to the COVID pandemic, have you wondered what it would have been like to get through this without the internet?
Our friends in Asia suspected that we did not want to take care of our family members, our parents in particular, and so we came to their country. They couldn’t understand that we had come for any other reason.