Janet Chan

Janet Chan, B.Soc.Sc., M.Div., is currently studying for her Th.M. and is a research assistant at the Chinese Mission Seminary with a concentration in the study of Chinese society and churches.

Peoples of China

The Cultural Crisis of Peasants in the Cities

Urbanization in China is proceeding at full speed with no return.  Nowadays, more and more factories are being established in Special Economic Zones (SEZs). These bring not only many opportunities to entrepreneurs, but many young people from villages seize the moment and rush to the cities for jobs. The city is a place full of possibilities and pitfalls. There are non-Christian peasants who come to know Jesus Christ in the city; however, there are also Christian peasants who lose their faith there.

Supporting Article

Social Change in the Church

How are the changes in China's economic and social sitution affecting the Chinese church?