Spring 2009


Connecting Leaders

Editor's Note: This editorial originally appeared in "Partnering Towards Indigenization" (CS Quarterly, 2009 Spring).

Supporting Article

Less Is More

Discipling Believers in a Cross-Cultural Setting

When expatriates engage in discipleship within the Chinese context, some misconnects can occur. What are they and how can they be avoided?

Supporting Article

A New Era for House Church Leaders

The church in China is experiencing change in strategy as well as a change in position. It is preparing to engage the world.

Peoples of China

Wu’s Journey to Faith

What are some obstacles to faith that Chinese individuals face? How can they be overcome?

Peoples of China

Toward Healthy Partnerships in Leader Development

At a recent gathering of experienced church leaders and trainers from across China, participants were asked to reflect upon how the contributions of outside organizations could best promote the development of indigenous leader development. Here are some of their thoughts.

Lead Article

Partnering toward Indigenization

Vol. 11, No. 1

The themes that emerged from the Leader Development Consultaton held in November 2008 included principles of indigenized leader developement, mutual learning to achieve indigenization, and the pursuit of indigenization in light of globalization.

Book Reviews

China Road

A Journey into the Future of a Rising Power

China Road: A Journey into the Future of a Rising Power by Rob Gifford. 

Reviewed by Kay Danielson