Autumn 2002

Lead Article

China’s Society Makes a Comeback

An overview of China's public institutions.

Supporting Article

Work as Ministry

Foreign Nonprofit Organizations and the Church in China

A brief description of some of the characteristics of effective nonprofit work in China illustrated with concrete examples of how this kind of work relates to gospel ministry. 


China’s Growing Third Sector

How Will the Church Respond?

The editor's perspective.

View From the Wall

China’s NGOs

From a Bonsai to a Large Tree

A look at the recent growth of NGOs in China.

Supporting Article

East-West Exchange Promotes Nonprofit Development in China

A report of the China Charity Federation's visit to the US in the fall of 2000.

Peoples of China

Serving Minority Groups in China through NGOs

Serving among minorities in China's southwest.

Book Reviews

China’s New NGOs

250 Chinese NGOs: Civil Society in the Making, Nick Young ed., A Special Report from China Development Brief.

A review by Jim Nickel