Why do some expatriates in China have more positive experiences than others?Keep Reading
The guest editor's perspective.
The author looks at the history of denominationalism in China and discusses what being part of a denomination means.
Love in an Old Climate (July 7, 2018, The World of Chinese) What is it like to face the end of one’s life—and see one’s loved ones grow old—in a country with an imperfect medical system?
China’s Belt and Road: Exporting Evangelism? (July 4, 2018, The Diplomat) Despite Beijing’s own misgivings about religion and proselytization, it appears to have no qualms in supplying the rest of the world with religious literature.
Meet the five urban Chinas (June 20, 2018, Brookings) While China’s cities are at the frontier of global growth, many of them are still little known to the world.
Why do some expatriates in China have more positive experiences than others?
China’s urbanization today is less about the largest cities that often make the headlines, and more about a host of smaller, yet faster growing, metropolises that will be home to the majority of Chinese in the coming decades.
How to better care for Chinese pastors and how they can care for one another.
Is Christianity being singled out for pressure, harassment, and restriction. Or is part of something bigger?
It is in the everyday lives of China’s believers that we can begin to understand the perseverance of a church that remains steadfast amidst change and uncertainty.
Chinese pastors share personal stories of how God has worked in their lives and through their ministries.
Understanding the role of the CCP in Chinese society and how it functions is crucial. Here are resources to help.
A must-read for anyone involved with orphaned or abandoned children and the programs that care for them in China.
To engage with China’s church today means not only connecting with what Chinese Christians are doing in China, but also with what they are doing outside China.
What challenges do Chinese pastors face? How do they find support in the church? From other pastors? The journal ChurchChina recently published an article detailing these issues with interviews from prominent pastors in China.
Tools for those who pray for China—including a month's worth of China-focused items for July.
China is complicated. Good questions about China beget more questions. Sorting out the complexity is not easy, but for someone wanting to get a handle on the key trends shaping China and impacting China’s church, this podcast is a great place to start.