Stopping the Spread
Those partnering with China’s emerging missions movement would do well to consider what they may be passing on without even realizing it. Careful filtering of concepts and methods—but more importantly, values and unspoken assumptions—could help guard China’s future mission leaders from replicating painful mistakes.
The “Wenzhou Model” and Missions from China
Fulton analyzes the “Wenzhou Model” of missions for how it might be used in twenty-first century missions. He points out some of its strengths, liabilities, and aspects that can be replicated in today’s world and others that cannot.
The Fading Vision of a Christian China
A Book Review
A book providing a valuable inside view of an era of unprecedented openness for Christianity in China and a sober historical assessment of why that era could not last.
Going Glocal in the Age of COVID-19
The COVID-19 epidemic has not only driven home the stark realities of living in a flat world where what happens in one country is able to radically alter life around the globe; it has also made possible a type of cross-cultural sharing among Christians that may not have happened otherwise were it not for the shared experience of a global pandemic.
From Here to There
The Straight-Line Fallacy
Those who stay in China for any length of time often discover that their most meaningful work is quite different from what they had originally envisioned doing when they first arrived.
The Coronavirus: A Shared Narrative
Challenged with the question, “What if your church suddenly had to go virtual?” the group prayed fervently for the believers in Wuhan and other Chinese cities. Little did they know that, within a matter of days, this question would no longer be hypothetical.
Bringing the Gospel to Guangxi
While Guilin is often considered a “must see” tourist site, Guangxi province itself remains, for many, a relatively unknown corner of China. This book helps fill the gap.
The Evolving Narratives
Looking at the development of the church over the past four decades we can identify two significant dynamics. One is the level of political persecution upon the church. The other is the church’s own internal capacity.
Bridging the Divide in Asian American Churches
A Book Review
"In the past three decades . . . [n]ew and healthy models of overseas Chinese churches and ministries have emerged. Yet the same questions remain. For every generation that has worked through the generational and cultural issues, another has just arrived, or is on the way." This book provides a means to revisit the these reoccurring questions in a new light.