Autumn 2005


Whose Agenda

Editor's Note: This editorial originally appeared in "International Involvement in China" (CS Quarterly, 2005 Autumn).

Book Reviews

Into China and Beyond: A Timeless Journey of Faith

Jesus in Beijing: How Christianity is Transforming China and Changing the Global Balance of Power by David Aikman. 

The Heavenly Man: The Remarkable True Story of Chinese Christian Brother Yun by Paul Hattaway. 

Back To Jerusalem: Three Chinese House Church Leaders Share Their Vision to Complete The Great Commission by Brother Yun, Peter Xu Yongze and Enoch Wang with Paul Hattaway. 

Book reviews by Samuel E. Chiang.

Peoples of China

Strangers in a Strange Land: Expatriates in China

Expatriates arrive in China from around the world for many reasons and with a variety of purposes. They are making an impact on Chinese society and are also being changed themselves as the Chinese and other expats impact them.

Supporting Article

Baxiren: Going Global for the Beijing Olympics

Brazilian Christians prepare to serve at the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics.

Supporting Article

The Involvement of Hong Kong Churches in China

Hong Kong has been the window to China during the past fifty years. Hong Kong churches have been and continue to use their access to the Mainland to serve the church in China.


Ways Foreigners Can Serve in Chinese Churches

According to Chinese regulations, foreigners are free to do most kinds of church service provided it is under the authority of local recognized Chinese church leaders.

Supporting Article

Foreign Christians in Chinese Churches

From joining in Sunday morning worship to attending weekly prayer meetings and Bible studies, much of church life is open to foreign participation.

Lead Article

Journey to the Ends of the Earth

One church's journey from a rural community in the US to involvement in China and beyond.