The author moderates a series of conversations through questions as a means of looking for better ways to engage Chinese urban professionals. Here are some of the assumptions we are making that raise the questions we are tackling.
Expanding upon his previous article, "The Gospel, Evangelism and Social Action in China," the author asks and answers some penetrating questions.
Few rural evangelists and pastors have really given up their farms or relied on the churches for their living. The author explains more.
As the greatest rural to urban migration in history continues in China, God is at work. He is opening doors for Christians to impact the cities of China, and He is stirring up His people to go through those doors. God’s people, both inside and outside of China, are beginning to respond to the challenge […]
For Xue Yunhao, a farmer and father of two in Shaanxi Province, repaying a government loan of 20,000 RMB was proving to be an insurmountable obstacle. Faced with medical expenses for his mother’s extended illness plus injuries he had sustained in an automobile accident, Xue fell hopelessly behind in his payments and ended up spending […]
View From the Wall
The Chinese government’s release of its latest Gross Domestic Product (GDP) figure of $1,000 per person at the end of 2003 signifies that China is on the verge of becoming a world economic power. It also signifies that full-fledged urbanization has taken off. The traditional Chinese society, rooted in agriculture, is gradually diminishing and yielding […]
Peoples of China
The author takes us on a tour of some of the side streets of Beijing, showing us the diversity of people within the cities of China.
Chinese Awakenings by James and Ann Tyson. Westview Press, 1995, 325 pp. ISBN, 0813324734, paperback. Cost: $28 at www.barnesandnoble.com.