Brent Fulton


Brent Fulton

Brent Fulton is the president of ChinaSource and the editor of the ChinaSource Quarterly.

Prior to assuming his current position, he served from 1995 to 2000 as the managing director of the Institute for Chinese Studies at Wheaton College. From 1987 to 1995 he served as founding US director of China Ministries International, and from 1985 to 1986 as the English publications editor for the Chinese Church Research Center in Hong Kong.

Dr. Fulton holds MA and PhD degrees in political science from the University of Southern California and a BA in radio-TV-film from Messiah College.

An avid China watcher, Dr. Fulton has written and taught extensively on the church in China and on Chinese social and political phenomena. He is the the author of China's Urban Christians: A Light That Cannot Be Hidden and co-authored China's Next Generation: New China, New Church, New World with Luis Bush.

Dr. Fulton and his wife, Jasmine, divide their time between southern California and Asia.

Joann Pittman

Senior Vice President

Joann Pittman

Joann Pittman  is senior vice president of ChinaSource. She is the editor of ZGBriefs as well as a regular contributor to other ChinaSource publications.

Prior to joining ChinaSource, Joann spent 28 years working in China, as an English teacher, language student, program director, and most recently, cross-cultural trainer for organizations and businesses engaged in China.

She has previously taught Chinese at the University of Northwestern-St. Paul (MN), and is currently a guest instructor at Wheaton College and Taylor University (IN), teaching Chinese Culture and Communication.

Joann has a BA in Social Sciences from the University of Northwestern-St. Paul (MN), and an MA in teaching from the University of St. Thomas (MN).

She is the author of Survival Chinese Lessons and The Bells Are Not Silent: Stories of Church Bells in China.

Her personal blog, Outside-In can be found at, where she writes on China, Minnesota, traveling, and issues related to "living well where you don't belong."

You can find her on Twitter and on Facebook at AuthorJoannPittman.

Hannah Lau

Marketing Consultant

Hannah Lau

Hannah Lau is a marketing consultant for ChinaSource, managing external communication and marketing processes including social media.

Originally from Canada with a passion for missions, Hannah served for a time in China where she began her career in advertising. She comes to us with a wealth of experience from the corporate world, having built her career in Asia working for international ad agencies. A few years ago she left the corporate sector and took her skills to the non-profit sector, helping organisations, Christian ministries, and small businesses set up their marketing activities. Hannah's areas of expertise include marketing strategy, digital and social media, and branding.

Hannah is also the author of Wherever You Go: A Conversation About Life, Faith, and Courage and a public speaker.

You can find her on Twitter @HannahLau

Emerald Lam

Hong Kong Office Administrator

Emerald Lam

Emerald Lam is the Hong Kong office administrator. She manages the office, handles bookkeeping, order fulfillment, data entry and donation processing, as well as coordinates local events and staff travel in Asia. 

Emerald is from Hong Kong where she lives with her husband and two daughters. 

Glenn and Narci Herr

Operations and Publications

Glenn and Narci Herr

Glenn and Narci Herr come to ChinaSource after 30 years of experience living and serving in Hong Kong and China. They were first involved in working with the church in Hong Kong and for the last 20 years they served workers living in China. During that time Glenn traveled extensively throughout China and Narci taught Hebrew and Theological English at a Hong Kong seminary.

Now located in Saint Louis, Glenn is involved in ChinaSource operations and Narci works with ChinaSource publications. They have four adult children also currently living in the US.