Results for: denomination
The issues of theological stance and church governance that impact the decision of whether or not to be a part of a denomination are discussed.
Is There a Third Way?
The author looks at the history of denominationalism in China and discusses what being part of a denomination means.
An Interview with Pastor "Peter"
An “On the Ground” Perspective
The guest editor interviews a pastor from eastern China on the topic of contextualization.
Reflections on God and Culture
Fan Xuede’s article is not an easy one to read. Here you will find the brutally honest soul of a contemporary mainland Chinese mind, who views the West— and the Christian religion—from a 20th century non-western perspective. You may not be ready for what you will find. A former Marxist philosopher who is now living in the United States, his words will warm your heart and move you to tears. It may also surprise, shock, anger, shame, and convict you. Our prayer is that it will move you to your knees, to prayer and to action.
The Experience of One American City—Chicago
In this interview, Rev. Man, the Senior Pastor of Cornerstone Chinese Church in Villa Park, Illinois, tells of the growth of the church, how Chinese immigration has affected it, and the challenges it has faced.
What I Learned through My Church Experiences in China, the US, and the World
I am grateful for these past church experiences. Certainly, my church view will continue to change as I grow, but what remains unchanged is the beauty in God’s church. No matter where I go, I see the passion for Christ and his kingdom in each true believer, and the transparency, vulnerability, and love for one another in the church.